US Capitol           The White House


Our Host Eric Ericson (TM 67-68)                            Jennifer Wilson

Due to the corona virus pandemic we have had to postpone the 2020 reunion until next year.   We will be celebrating BANG's 78th anniversary in Washington, DC, from August 25 through August 28, 2021. NOTE: This is Wednesday through Saturday, departures on Sunday.    Our hosts will be Sally and Eric Ericson (TM 67-68) and Jennifer Wilson.

Reunion headquarters will be at the Doubletree by Hilton - Crystal City.

TRAVEL:  If traveling by air its Ronald Reagan National Airport (DCA).  The hotel is only 2.5 miles from the airport and the hotel has a free airport shuttle.  If you are driving the Doubletree is the Pentagon exit from I-395.

HOTEL:   Doubletree by Hilton - Crystal City, 300 Army Navy Drive, Arlington, VA 22202-2891

                                          Doubletree by Hilton in Crystal City               US Capitol with Washington Monument in background

Room Rates: $119.00 + tax  (Rate good three days before and after reunion.) A breakfast buffet is included in the room rate.

Note: The hotel is not set up to take reservations this far in advance so please don't call them yet.   A reservation phone number will be posted here and in the newsletter next year closer to the reunion dates.

Self parking for our group is $15.00 per day, a reduction from the normal rate of $39.00.

The hotel has two restaurants and of course room service. The Cafe Restaurant is open daily from 6:00 AM to 3:00 PM for breakfast and lunch. For dinner there is the Lobby Bar which has Salads, Burgers, Sandwiches, etc;.

WEB SITE: Doubletree by Hilton, Crystal City

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS: Click For Schedule

Please feel free to contact Eric if you have any questions about the reunion.

Eric Ericson (TM 67-68)
(978) 491-0114
926A Savannas Pt Drive
Fort Pierce, FL 34982

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The Bang Gang Reunion Committee oversees annual Reunions which are open to all shipmates who served aboard USS BANG (SS385) during the years of her commissioned service in the U S Navy, 1943 to 1972.

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