US Capitol           The White House


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


We will be celebrating BANG's 79th anniversary in Washington, DC, from Monday, September 19 through Thursday, September 22, 2022 with departure on Friday, September 23.  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.
****** The block of rooms will continue to be held until the cutoff date of August 18, 2022.  Reservations received after August 18, 2022 will be provided at the group rate on a space available basis.******
 Self parking for our group is $15.00 per day, a reduction from the normal rate of $49.00.  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;.

RESERVATIONS:  The hotel requests that rather than calling the hotel, reservations for our reunion should be made via the following web site:  Bang Reunion Registration.

WEB SITE: Doubletree by Hilton, Crystal City

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS: Click For Schedule

REGISTRATION FORM: Click For Registration Form

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

Click for Past Bang Reunion Photos


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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