2019 Reunion

2019 Reunion
USS Fletcher DD-445, DDE-445, DD-992
USS O’Bannon DD-177, DD-450, DDE-450, DD-987
USS La Vallette DD-315, DD-448
San Antonio, TX
September 23 - 26, 2019
El Tropicano Riverwalk Hotel


Check in: 4:00 pm
Check out: Noon


Registration fee: $15 per person (for each attendee)

Sunday, Sept. 22: Early arrivals

Monday, Sept. 23: Arrival day, register, socialize in the hospitality room, free time.

Tuesday, Sept. 24: 7:45 AM, load up on the bus for an all day tour to Fredericksburg with a wide choice of activities including the National Museum of the Pacific War and the downtown area’s many shops and wineries in the Hill Country of Texas. Lunch on your own.

Wednesday, Sept. 25: 11:30 AM, load on a barge at the hotel dock for a Riverwalk tour by Go Rio Cruises. The tour will go north first, then turn around and pick up lunch and continue south, and it will end around 3:00 PM.

Thursday, Sept. 26: 8:45 AM, load up for the Alamo and missions tour (Concepción, San Jose, Espada, San Juan Capistrano), lunch on your own. Return to the hotel around 2:45 PM.
6:00 PM, Evening Banquet. Chicken piccata/ traditional roast beef buffet with mixed green salad, garlic mashed potatoes, with chef's choice veggies and dessert.

Friday, Sept. 27: Departure day, see you next year!

Regular rooms are still available for $99 per night plus tax, not including breakfast. Late arrivals can still take care of their tour and banquet fees in person on Monday, the 23rd. Contact O.J. Palmer to make arrangements at ojpalmer41@yahoo.com , or text or call 775-513-3435. 


The weather this time of year in San Antonio can be very hot and humid. Water will be available on the buses. The latest forecasts suggest rain and thunderstorms are possible each day.

At this year’s reunion, we will be discussing possible locations for our 2020 Reunion.

The 19 books shown in the photo will be available for sale or raffle with all proceeds going to the USS Fletcher Reunion Group. All books are in excellent condition. See photo. Those not sold or raffled will be given away.

Google Map of Hotel
Visit San Antonio
Riverwalk and Missions Map
Go Rio Cruises
30 Things to Eat in San Antonio Before You Die!

Reunion Photos

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