One Bourbon, One Scotch, One Beer!!

The 2003 Reunion was held:
5-9 October, 2003 in Charleston, South Carolina!

The pics below are "thumbs" but can be enlarged by clicking on each one!

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Photos Courtesy of Jim Hocking, Charley & Arlene Newbold, and Mike Dutton


Below is how this page looked before the 2003 reunion!


The 2003 Reunion will be held:
5-9 October, in Charleston, South Carolina!

This is our sixth reunion and we hope that many shipmates will be able to join us.

HOTEL: Our hotel for the reunion is the Radisson Airport Hotel, conveniently located
at 5991 Rivers Avenue. Free transportation to and from the airport and the AMTRAK station.

RESERVATIONS: There are two(2) ways to reserve your room; call the hotel directly at 843-744-2501 or
call the general reservation center at 800-333-3333. Be sure to mention
that you are with the USS William R. Rush Reunion to receive the special room rate!

Room Rate: $75.00 per night plus tax (currently 12%).
Deadline for making your reservations is September 6, 2003
or when all rooms are booked, whichever comes first.

Special Reunion Reservation Contest:

If you made your room reservation by midnight February 15, 2003
you will be eligible for the Association drawing for three(3) prizes:

FIRST PRIZE: Four(4) night room reservation paid by association!

SECOND PRIZE: One(1) FREE Reunion Reservation!

THIRD PRIZE: $25.00 Girft Certificate to the Ship's Store!

NOTE: To be eligible, you must not only register with the Radission by midnight February 15th, 2003, but also you must honor your registration and attend the reunion. Winners will be selected at the reunion.

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REGISTRATION FEE: $70.00 per person!
Cutoff Date is September 8, 2003!

The reunion registration fee includes:
the daily breakfast, Southern Plantation Bar-B-Que, Banquet, hospitality room snacks & beverages...etc...
This fee does not include your accomodations.

Please make checks payable to: USS William R. Rush Association and send to:

Jim Hocking, Treasurer
65 Currier Road
East Falmouth, MA 02536

Don't forget the completed registration form!

For the Campers:

Fains Campground
6309 Fain Street
North Charleston, SC 29418

Mt. Pleasant/Charleston KOA
3157 Hwy 17N
Mt. Pleasant, SC 29466
843-849-5177 or 800-562-5796

Start planning early and check this page often for updated information!

"Click image for Plan of the Day!

"Tentative" Shipmate Attendance List as of September 27, 2003:

Adolf, Fred & Alice
Albert, Bruce
Allison, Ray & Mary Lou
Bartholomew, Frank & Olga
Bebout, George & Viola
Bergin, Jerry
Blauvelt, Sr. Bob(Speedy)&Jeannette
Boivin, Mike & Carol
Bramfeld, Art & Marge
Brown, Richard A. & Katherine
Buglione, John (Bugsie) & Lena
Bury, John
Byxbee, Ken "Byx" & Debbie
Campbell, Larry
Cappella, Louis J. Jr. & Patricia
Caprera, Bernie
Chisolm, Ted & Jean
Collins, Paul & Kate
Conroy, Tom & Barb
Corrick, Jim & Maria
Crockett, Dave & Yvette
Crone, Dave & Sue
Cullen, Ron & Marianne
Danzinger, Al (Skip) & Mary Jo
Davis, Reese & Vita
De Franco, John B. & Beverly
Desrosiers, Henry & Barbara
Didesidero, Nick (Dizzy) & Catherine
Dietsch, Marvin D. & Marth Jane
Dutton, Mike & Carol-Lee
Ellis, Bob
Ellis, Clayton
Ercole, Mike & Carole
Fash, Robert
Foster, Reese & Dolores
Gaul, Bill
Giacapuzzi, Pete & Anni
Golden, Jim & Shirley
Gramins, Tom
Grubb, John & Edna
Hammen, Bill
Hartman, Gary and Audrey
Hebb, Bob & Polly
Hice, Arnie & Mary
Hocking, Jim & Shelley
Hodder, Jim & Joan
Hudson, Felton
Hurst, Ralph L. & Paulette
Karparis, Jack & Janice
Katz, David & Hagan, Thelma
Kelder, George R. & Joan
Kelly, Jim & Julie
Kendrick, Ulay
Kerr, Charles
Kubiak, Daniel
LaLonde, Jack
Landry, A.J. & Perry, Al
Lemmons, Stanley & Betty
Lewis, F. Lee & Carolyn
Lonergan, John
Loy, Jim & Rheta
Mallett, George and Irene
Manzi, Fred & Vernette
Marshall, Tom & Elaine
Martin, Bob & Jean
Mason, Bill & Kravs, Zelda Mae
Massaro, George A.
Meistrell, Nick
Mele, Gene (Wrong Reel) & Winnie
Morey, Phil & Jan
Morgan, Jimmy & Barbara
Munk, George D. RMC & Lorraine I.
Nanfito, Joe & PollyAnn
Newbold, Charley & Arlene
Newcomb, Jim & Ruby
Opferman, John & Jane
Parker, Raymond & Doris
Pitney, Bert & Veronica
Porterfield, Norman & Ann
Propsner, John C. & Kathy
Ramkawsky, John
Reiman, Chuck & Lonnie
Rhodes, Jerry & Jan
Rogers, Jay W. & Janet
Rowe, Roger & Martha
Sancricca, Vic & Kathy
Savitski, Ski & Carol
Scharer, Fred
Secrist, Fred D.
Simons, Charlie & Margaret
Sloat, George "Boots" & Diddy
Small, Bill & Rose M.
Stone, Jerry & Nancy
Strachan, Fred
Sullivan, Spike & Barbara
Swessel, Edward
Tew, Lyn
Thompson, Curtis
Thweatt, Fred & Rose
Trendler, Joe & Val
Van Osdale, John
Wegner, Phil
Wieland, George A.
Wielepski, Al (Ski) & Mary Lou
Yeager, Doyle W. & Yeager, Doyle A.
Youness, Norm & Muriel

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