U.S.S. ALTAIR AKS-32

"ROMEO IS ALWAYS CLOSE UP"

images/SAltair 1.jpg Welcome to the USS Altair web site! This site is dedicated to the Officers' and Crew of the U.S.S. Altair AKS-32. Welcome aboard all sailors who served aboard or sailed with the U.S.S. Altair. The Altair's motto "ROMEO IS ALWAYS CLOSE UP" is a proud and honored motto that all her shipmates' took pride in. Please send us your comments and memories. Thank you for visiting the U.S.S. Altair web site.

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Webmaster
Martin Summann
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Altair's board members
Dan Douglas
Dick Stader
Cliff Hoke "Honorary"
Tom Planes
Daniel Douglas "Reunion Charirman"
Richard Reiss

The 2017 reunion is History, We had a great time, wish you were there. The next reunion is yet to be determined.

2017

The USS Altair AKS-32 had our tenth reunion at the The Courtyard Marriott Myrdle Beach, NC.
Our thanks to Daniel Douglas and Richard (Dick) Stader for a great reunion.

Use the 'Contact Us' page to send the board members your idea of where the reunion should be next year. Don't wait too long.
The pictures are already on SmjugMug. If you have some good ones, send them to Dick at Richard-Braun at att.net so he can add them.

Click To see who attended the 2017 Reunion, ask them how they liked it.

Send the WebMaster your comments and they will be added to this list.

 

2015

The USS Altair AKS-32 had our ninth reunion at the The Grand Plaza Hotel Branson, MO.
Our thanks to Daniel Douglas for a great reunion.

 

2014

The USS Altair AKS-32 had our eighth reunion at the 'Arizona Charlie's Decatur Hotel and Casino, Los Vegas, NV' .
Our thanks to Richard Reiss for a great reunion.

 

2013

The USS Altair AKS-32 had our seventh reunion at the 'Harrahs Hotel and Casino, New Orleans, LA' .
Our thanks to Cliff Hoke for a great reunion.

Click To see who attended the 2013 Reunion, ask them how they liked it.

 

2012

The USS Altair AKS-32 had our sixth reunion at the Hilton Tampa Westshore Tampa. FL.
Our thanks to Joe Basso, Pete Leniart and their helpers for a great reunion.

 

2011

The USS Altair AKS-32 had our fifth reunion at the Holiday Inn BWI Airport Baltimore, MD.
Our thanks to John Thomas, Joe Basso and his helpers for a great reunion.

Click To read comments/remarks from reunion chairman John Thomas.

Click To go directly to photos taken at the reunion by ??

Click To go directly to photos taken at the reunion by Dan Douglas

Click To go directly to photos taken at the reunion by Joe Basso

 

2010

The USS Altair AKS-32 had our fourth reunion at the Holiday Inn Select Opryland/Airport Nashville, TN.
Our thanks to John B. Thomas and his helpers for a great reunion.

Click To go directly to photos taken at the reunion by ??

Click To go directly to photos taken at the reunion by Dan Douglas

 

2009

The U.S.S. Altair AKS-32 had our third reunion at Grand Plaza, Brinson, Missouri.
It never fails, we can really throw a party. Thank you Dick Stader and your helpers for a great reunion. Branson was a great choice.

Click To see what some of the crew had to say about the time had in Branson MO.

Click To go directly to photos taken at the reunion by ??

Click To go directly to photos taken at the reunion by Dan Douglas

 

2008

The U.S.S. Altair AKS-32 had our second reunion at the Courtyard By Marriott, 1000 Commons Blvd., Myrtle Beach, SC 29572.
It was again, a great success, and thanks to Tom and his helpers, everyone had a great time.
Congratulations to reunion chairman Tom Planes for setting up such a great reunion!

Click To see what some of the crew had to say about the time had in Myrtle Beach

Click To go directly to photos taken at the reunion

Click To go directly to photos taken at the reunion by Don Douglas

 

2007

The U.S.S. Altair AKS-32 held a mini reunion on the 27-28 of Oct 2007 with about 28 members present, to decide on when and where we are going to have the next BIG reunion.

 

2004

The U.S.S. Altair AKS-32 had our first reunion at the Marriott Waterfront Hotel, Norfolk, VA May 13-15, 2004.
It was a resounding success and all had a great time swapping tales, sea stories and visiting with each other.
Congratulations to reunion chairman Ira Rubin for setting up such a great reunion!

Click To go directly to photos taken at the reunion

Click To go directly to video taken at the reunion by Charles Brecheisen.