USS LITTLE ROCK ASSOCIATION OFFICIAL HOME PAGE


CL92 at anchor

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CLG4 Underway
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CL 92

Welcome aboard the Home Page of the
USS Little Rock Association

Founded June 28, 1991
 by:
James Kays,  Donald Schuld,  John Sheppard  &  Ed Caggiano

The USS Little Rock Association is a not-for-profit corporation, incorporated in New York. The Association offers men who served on the Little Rock an opportunity to renew old friendships, make new ones, and to tell and retell the stories of their youth aboard this fine ship.
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listed below for
facts about


CLG 4 / CG 4
CL 92
History
CLG 4 / CG 4
History
CL 92
Commanding
Officers
* * *   "Quick Links"   * * *
to USS Little Rock's History, Ship and Crew Data,
Photos, Facts, Chronologies,
etc.


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CLG 4 / CG 4
Commanding
Officers
Officers, Directors
and
Committees
Annual Shipboard
Workparty
Information
2014 Reunion 2014 Annual Reunion - Norfolk, VA
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2014 Reunion
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Is your
Membership current ?  Want to Donate?

Your Annual Dues (payable January 1st), and Donations to the USS Little Rock Association can now be made online using PayPal

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Read, Contribute to, and Enjoy the

Messages,  News  and  Bulletin  Board
 
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"News you can use...."

The latest news from
the Association, Buffalo Naval Park, and the Fleet.  

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Recent Website Additions & Updates....
The pages listed to the right have recently been added or updated. Clicking the highlighted page name (Blue Link) will take you directly to the page. Remember, your feedback is appreciated !
•  Posted obituary for USMC Commandant Gen. Carl E. Mundy (USS Little Rock 1960). 07 Apr. 2014
•  Updated names of those attending Spring 2014 Workparty to website and Message Board. 03 Apr 2014
•  Letter from Captain Kent Siegel regarding 2014 Scholarship Fund drive. 19 Mar 2014
•  New photo and details about 1960 Talos Structural Firing Tests.   20 Feb 2014
•  Added dates of
Strait of Gibraltar transits to "Awards, Citation & Recognitions" page. 17 Feb 2014
•  New "Mystery Photo 28" Can you help with this? 12 Jan 2013
•  Added "Honorary Crew Member certificate to "Awards, Citation & Recognitions" page.  09 Jan 2014
•  New website section on USS Little Rock LCS 9 (a work in progress). 14 Dec 2013
•  Added Hotel Information for 2014 Reunion in Norfolk, VA.  05 Dec. 2013
•  Added obituary for Elmer "Obie" R. Oberlander. Oct 31, 2013
•  Pictures and Reports of
2013 Scholarship Award Ceremonies28 Oct 2013
•  Added a new album of pictures taken by USS Little Rock photographer Joseph Greco.  26 Oct 2013
•  Interesting postcard showing USS Little Rock added to the "Things We Bought..." page.  17 Oct 2013

•  Added three new photos of LITTLE ROCK undergoing inclining tests on 19 Dec 59.  15 Oct 2013

U. S. S. Little Rock LCS 9

THE TRADITION LIVES ON!

 
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information & updates about LCS 9 and her crew  . . .

USMC Globe

USS Little Rock & 6th Fleet Marines

Enter Here...

USMC Globe

USS LITTLE ROCK ASSOCIATION'S LADIES AUXILIARY

While some may consider it unlucky to have a woman aboard ship, the USS Little Rock Association
feels just the opposite when it comes to having women as part of our group. In fact, the ladies of the
Association have their own group within the organization. Click below to get the latest from the
Auxiliary and check back often for updates on how this spirited group interacts with the Association.

The Latest News from the Ladies


USS Little Rock Association's Scholarship Program

Did you know that your Association's Scholarship Program provides financial assistance to qualifying college sophomores?
Check these links to learn more....

Scholarship Program 2013 Winners

 
Descendant Scholarship Program Details

NROTC Program Details

Committee Correspondence

Make a Donation to the Scholarship Program using PayPal !


 
NEW MEMBERS IN THE LITTLE ROCK ASSOCIATION

WELCOME SHIPMATES !

Name
Rate/Rank
Yrs. On Board

Name
Rate/Rank
Yrs. On Board
• Curran, Michael F. 01/14 (*)
Fuqua, James L. Jr. 10/13 (*)
• Galante, Joseph 02/14  (*)
Gushka, Anthony P.  11/13
• Hutson, Kenneth T. 03/14
Mummert, Allen D. 12/13 (*)
• Olsen, Stephen R.  01/14 (*)
Page, Scott J.  11/13 (*)
SN
LT
Assoc.
HM3
SGT
RM2
RM1
SN
70-71
64-65
NA
64-66
70-73
69-71
67-70
66-68

Petchalonis, Anthony T.  10/13 (*)
Pratt, James P.  01/14 (*)
Riccio, Daniel C. 01/14 (*)
Satin, Jay R. 11/13 (*)
• Vayens, William L.  02/14 (*)
• Wages,
Leroy P.  01/14 (*)
Wright, Wayne V.  03/14 (*)
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QM3
SMSN

SFM3
LT
F2
TD3
OS3
-
59-63
73-74

62-66
65-69
45-46
67-68
73-75
-

Newest Member(s)

(*)  Indicates new members with their e-mail address listed on the Sailors On Line ("S.O.L.") page.
00 / 00 after a Member's name indicates the Month / Year they joined
the Association.


Historic World Events

Were YOU there?  Then your input is needed!


There were many Historic World Events which  occurred during the USS Little Rock's life.
Check out the "Historical Events" page and then tell us what YOU recall about those times.


•  •  •  U.S.S. Little Rock Crew Rosters  •  •  •

CL 92
Rosters
(1945  -  1949)

Plank Owners
Crew & Officers
Decommissioning
Crew



Little Rock Association Active Members
Little Rock Association "Sailors On Line" E-Mail Addresses
Little Rock Crew With No Known Dates of Service
Little Rock Marines (CL92 / CLG4 / CG4)
All Known Deceased Little Rock Shipmates
Recently Deceased Shipmates (with Obituaries if available)


CLG 4 / CG 4
Rosters
(1960 - 1976)

Plank Owners
Crew & Officers
Decommissioning
Crew



WE NEED GOOD DATA !!!!


Please keep us informed of both your CURRENT MAILING and E-MAIL addresses.
Send us your current info....     Do it NOW while you're thinking about it .   Thanks.

Please e-mail your USPS MAILING ADDRESS data to: Frank Berglas,  and your E-MAIL address data to: Woody Donaldson

Photo Galleries of the Ship, the Crew, and the Places We've Been....
CL92 Photos
CLG4 / CG4 Photos
Places
We've Been
Ship Action
Photos
Crew "Action"
Photos

USS LITTLE ROCK CREW "RECOLLECTIONS"

Memories about life on the
USS Little Rock as recalled
by the crew.

"I REMEMBER WHEN...."

"NOW THIS AIN'T NO LIE...."

"ONCE UPON A TIME...."


USS LITTLE
ROCK SAILORS
"ORAL HISTORIES"


Official U.S. Navy transcripts
of Oral Histories given by
Little Rock  crewmembers.

USS LITTLE ROCK ASSOCIATION CREW MEMBERS' SHIPBOARD MUSEUM

CHECK HERE FOR THE LATEST NEWS, UPDATES and FUND DRIVE PROGRESS


DO YOU HAVE ITEMS TO DONATE TO THE MUSEUM?   WITH OUR NEW SHIPBOARD MUSEUM WELL UNDERWAY,
WE WILL SOON NEED YOUR MEMORABILIA, SOUVENIRS & ARTIFACTS TO PLACE IN THE NEW MUSEUM.
CONTACT ART TILLEY at: artillery@innernet.net


LitComs ...

LitComs ...

LitComs ...

"LitComs" is the official newsletter of the USS Little Rock Association and is available with your membership.  Submissions from members to LitComs are re- printed for the purpose of keeping the membership informed.  If you wish to submit articles for publication, please forward those articles to John Meyers (address at right).
John Meyers
1665 Kellogg Springs Dr.
Dunwoody, GA .
30338-6007

E-Mail: johncmeyers@att.net
Phone:  770-698-9120

Attendees at Past Reunions:
1992 - Buffalo,  NY
1993 - Little Rock,  AR
1994 - Norfolk,  VA
1995 - Buffalo,  NY
1996 - Boston,  MA
1997 - Charleston,  SC
1998 - Buffalo,  NY
1999 - Washington, DC
2000 - Buffalo,  NY
2001 - Phila,  PA
2002 - San Diego, CA
2003 - Buffalo,  NY


Annual USS Little Rock Association Reunions

The Annual U.S.S. Little Rock Association's Reunion is a highlight for hundreds of Association members each year.  Held in Buffalo, NY every second year, and elsewhere throughout the US on alternate years, the Reunion draws members together from literally all over the world. Shipmates, spouses, children, grandkids and "significant others" find this event has something for everyone.

  This year's reunion will be held in...

  Norfolk, VA July 09-13, 2014
at the
Sheraton Norfolk Waterside Hotel


Attendees at Past Reunions:


Here's what you need to know and do....  click to read or download (.pdf)

President's Letter            Reunion Program            Registration Form            Hotel Registration Form

Baseball Game                                                      Voting Proxy
Sign-up Form                                                                Form    

Membership Benefits


LitComs Newsletter

Free Access to the Ship and Park in Buffalo

Annual Shipmate's Reunion

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The USS Little Rock Association needs YOU!


The legacy of the Little Rock and of her crew depends entirely on the strength of her Association.

Your membership in the Association helps preserve this legacy and provides a solid network of crew members with whom to share our experiences and memories.

Join with us today by printing out an Application Form and mailing it to our Membership Director.


Membership Benefits


Contact Shipmates

Help Preserve our U.S. Naval History

Annual Workparty

Endless Sea Stories

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Mystery Photo #28

Grandpa Pettybone

(Click on the picture for a larger view.)

Who? What? Where & When ?

This is not a "trick question",  but a search for information....

We'd like to get some info on the painting of "Grandpa Pettybone"
on the bulhead of LITTLE ROCK's Forward Engine Room

If you have a clue about this, shoot us an e-mail via the "Mystery Photo #28" link on
the Messages, News and Bulletin Board  or  e-mail the webmaster.
 


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