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10 November 2018:  Please take time to check out the 2019 Reunion Planning page for the latest info ad brochure for the TCHVA Reunion in Rapid City, SD from 4 - 9 June 2019!  One key date to plan for now is 4 May 2019 which is the preliminary deadline date to reserve your room and sign up for excursions and outings.  You may still sign up for rooms and/or excursions after that date but most likely those requests will be handled on an "as available" basis.  But please don't worry, we will do whatever is necessary to ensure anyone who wishes to attend will indeed have that opportunity. 

6 October 2018:  Preps for our 2019 TCHVA Reunion in Rapid City SD keep moving along.  We have been working closely with an event planner, and we're in the process of finalizing an agenda, costs, and a registration process.  So stay tuned, it keeps getting closer!

14 August 2018:  Quick 2019 Reunion planning update - our event planner has all of our inputs and is beginning to lay out an agenda as well as process for registration for the event.  So stay tuned, more to follow as the plan comes into focus.  Hope one and all are having a nice summer.

26 June 2018: OK Gang, we're now less than a year away from our TCHVA Reunion scheduled 4 - 8 June 2019 in Rapid City S.D.  We are working diligently with a professional event planner to put together an itinerary that we hope will have something for everyone in a part of the country rich in history.  
Mount Rushmore, Crazy Horse Memorial, the Badlands, Custer National Park, Black Hills National Forest, Deadwood, Wall Drug, etc. are just some of the sites we are looking to pull together to take advantage of a part of the country many of us have not experienced.  We are also looking at trolley tours of Rapid City, the famous Walk of the Presidents, dining venues and maybe even a nightlife adventure.  
So please look over some materials in the 2019 Reunion Planning Link on the left, on our Facebook page, or just Google something on your own to see what is available in the area.  It should be a great time for all.  Pencil it on your calendars now and hope to see many of you there.

4 April 2018:  Check out the Newsletter tab on the left for the latest edition of the TCHVA Newsletter.  We try to publish one several times per year, and if you have any item(s) that you think would be of interest, pease don't hesitate to forward to Dave Neimeyer, our editor-in-chief.  Of note is the fact that over 400 copies of these newsletters go out to anyone for whom has ever submitted their info to our website.  So even if you are not a member of TCHVA, we still consider you shipmates and want to get the word out to you.

So let Dave hear from you, and as always, we invite you to join TCHVA to possibly reconnect with former shipmates, make new acquaintances, and get the gouge for our reunions.  The next reunion will be in June 2019 in Rapid City, SD.  There is a lot to see and do in that area, rich in history, and should be a really enjoyable time.

 Also take a moment to check out some links to Rapid City SD and surrounding areas which will form the itinerary for our June 2019 TCHVA Reunion.  You can find those on the 2019 Reunion Planning page link on the left. 

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Photo taken during Artic Sharem - 1984 North of Iceland - Approaching AOR-2 for RAS

Welcome Aboard the USS Thomas C. Hart (DE/FF-1092) Veterans Association's homeport on the web!  We hope you enjoy your visit.  Some of our pages on this site feature audio when you visit the page so turn up your volume to enhance your experience. If you ever served aboard the TCH, we'd love for you to join us.  Everyone is welcome to look around and sign our Decklog (guestbook).  Association members are invited to visit the "Members Only Lounge" for posting comments and discussion items.  If you have photos or ideas for the site, please let us know!  If your'e a TCH vet, please be sure to "Muster" on the Sailing List page. 

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TCHVA Members:  It's time to renew your memberships!  The low, low rate of $20 for membership dues will grant you a 2-year membership!  Click the "Join TCHVA" page on the left or click the link below to join/renew your membership.  Check the current Member Listing Page to see if your name is  listed. If it isn't your membership has expired.  But it is never too late to join or renew your membership.  Your dues help us in so many ways, and helps you see what's going on with our reunion plans, catching up with former shipmates and friends, keeping our website afloat, etc.  Every penny of your dues go directly into TCHVA activities, no one gets paid, everyone associated with oversight, management and operating the TCHVA are volunteers.  So please consider joining us today! 

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If you served onboard USS Thomas C. Hart (DE/FF-1092) we'd sure love for you to join the TCHVA! Dues are only $10/year.  We've made it simple to join!  We can now accept debit cards, credit cards, and your PayPal payment.  You can be a member in two minutes! 

To join or renew your membership, click the TCHVA lapel pin to the right.

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