U.S.S. LITTLE  ROCK ASSOCIATION
OFFICIAL HOME PAGE


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"W
elcome Aboard" the Home Page of the
USS Little Rock Association

Founded June 28, 1991
 by:
James Kays,  Donald Schuld,  John Sheppard  &  Ed Caggiano, the USS Little Rock Association is a
not-for-profit corporation, incorporated in New York. The Association offers men who served on the LITTLE ROCK
an opportunity
to renew old friendships, make new ones, and to tell and retell the stories of their youth aboard this fine ship.


This site is dedicated to the Sailors and Marines who,
in the past manned
U.S.S. LITTLE ROCK CL 92 and CLG 4,
and who are presently manning U.S.S. LITTLE ROCK LCS 9.

CL92 at Anchor CLG4 1970's LCS1 Underway
U.S.S. Little Rock CL 92 U.S.S. Little Rock CLG 4 / CG 4 U.S.S. Little Rock LCS 9

Click the links
listed below for
facts about


CL 92
Click the links
listed below for
facts about


CLG 4 / CG 4
New
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forfacts about


LCS 9
CL 92  - History CLG 4 / CG 4 - History LCS 9 - History
CL 92 - Commanding Officers CLG 4 / CG 4 Commanding Officers LCS 9 - Commanding Officers

More Information about the Association . . .
Officers, Directors
and
Committees
U.S.S. Little Rock Association
Membership Application
(.pdf file download)

Annual Shipboard
Workparty
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History & Facts Page

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for USS Little Rock's History, Ship and Crew Data,
Rosters, Photos, Chronologies,
Navy "Stuff", etc.
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History & Facts Page


Attendees at Past Reunions:

1992 - Buffalo,  NY
1993 - Little Rock,  AR
1994 - Norfolk,  VA
1995 - Buffalo,  NY
1996 - Boston,  MA
1997 - Charleston,  SC
1998 - Buffalo,  NY
1999 - Washington, DC
2000 - Buffalo,  NY
2001 - Phila,  PA
2002 - San Diego, CA
2003 - Buffalo,  NY
2004 - No. Kentucky
2005 - Buffalo,  NY


USS Little Rock Association
Annual Reunion


The Annual U.S.S. Little Rock Association's Reunion is a highlight for hundreds of Association members each year.  Held in Buffalo, NY every second year, and elsewhere throughout the US on alternate years, the Reunion draws members together from literally all over the world. Shipmates, spouses, children, grandkids and "significant others" find this event has something for everyone.

Attendees at Past Reunions:

2006 - Boston,  MA
2007 - Buffalo,  NY
2008 - Canada Cruise
2009 - Buffalo, NY
2010 - Portland, ME
2011 - Buffalo, NY
2012 - Wilmington, NC
2013 - Buffalo, NY
2014 - Norfolk, VA
2015 - Buffalo, NY
2016 - July 6 -10
Providence, RI
  Crowne Plaza

2017 - To be announced


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Your Annual Dues (payable January 1st), and Donations to the USS Little Rock Association can now be made online using PayPal

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Messages, News and Bulletin Board
 
 
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"News you can use...."

The latest news from the Association, the Buffalo Naval Park, and the Fleet.  

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Our most recent website additions & updates....
The pages listed to the right have recently been added or updated. Clicking the highlighted page name (Blue Link) will take you directly to the page. Remember, your feedback is appreciated ! •  Added names of four (!) 2015 USS Little Rock Assoc. Scholarship Winners. 29 Aug 2015
•  Posted obituary for Thomas D. Boyden MT2 63-6415 Aug 2015
•  Added a list of LITTLE ROCK bands to the Sixth Fleet Band page.  15 Aug 2015
•  New announcement about USS Little Rock LCS 9 launching and commissioning. 01 Aug 2015
•  Posted obituary for Michael A. Kirby MM3 62-65.  31 Jul 2015
•  Scholarship presentation to SSGT Robert Brown by SecNav Ray Mabus at 2015 Reunion. 24 Jul 2015
•  Posted obituary for Harry Ray LT 60-62. 21 Jul 2015
•  Updated LCS Facts Page.
11 July 2015
•  Updated 2015 Reunion Attendees List. 11 July 2015
•  Posted obituary for George J. Butala, Jr. EM2 74-76. 21 Apr. 2015


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USS LITTLE ROCK ASSOCIATION'S LADIES AUXILIARY

While some may consider it unlucky to have a woman aboard ship, the USS Little Rock Association
feels just the opposite when it comes to having women as part of our group. In fact, the ladies of the
Association have their own group within the organization. Click below to get the latest from the
Auxiliary and check back often for updates on how this spirited group interacts with the Association.

The Latest News from the Ladies


USS Little Rock Association's Scholarship Program

Did you know that your Association's Scholarship Program provides financial assistance to qualifying college sophomores?
Check these links to learn more....

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Scholarship Program 2014 Winners

NEW !!!    
Descendant Scholarship Program Details

NROTC Program Details

Committee Correspondence

Make a Donation to the Scholarship Program using PayPal !



 
NEW MEMBERS IN THE LITTLE ROCK ASSOCIATION

WELCOME SHIPMATES !

Name
Rate/Rank
Yrs. On Board

Name
Rate/Rank
Yrs. On Board
• Dougherty, Vincent J.  07/15
Hoover, Harold D.  (*) 06/15
EM3
MR3

59-60
66-67


Skay, John J.  06/15 (*)
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BT3
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66-70
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Newest Member(s)

(*)  Indicates new members with their e-mail address listed on the Sailors On Line ("S.O.L.") page.
00 / 00 after a Member's name indicates the Month / Year they joined
the Association.
"AM"
in Rate/Rank column indicates Associate Member.



Historic World Events

Were YOU there? Then your input is needed!


There were many Historic World Events which occurred during the USS Little Rock's life.
Check out the "Historical Events" page and then tell us what YOU recall about those times.



•  •  •  U.S.S. Little Rock Crew Rosters  •  •  •

CL 92
Rosters
(1945  -  1949)

Plank Owners
Crew & Officers
Decommissioning
Crew



Little Rock Association Active Members
Little Rock Association "Sailors On Line" E-Mail Addresses
Little Rock Crew - Dates of Service Unknown
Little Rock Marines (CL 92 / CLG 4 / CG 4)
All Known Deceased Little Rock Shipmates
Recently Deceased Shipmates (with Obituaries if available)


CLG 4 / CG 4
Rosters
(1960 - 1976)

Plank Owners
Crew & Officers
Decommissioning
Crew




WE NEED GOOD DATA !!!!


Please keep us informed of both your CURRENT MAILING and E-MAIL addresses.
Send us your current info....     Do it NOW while you're thinking about it .   Thanks.

Please e-mail your USPS MAILING ADDRESS data to: Frank Berglas,  and your E-MAIL address data to: Woody Donaldson



Photo Galleries of the Ships, the Crews, and the Places We've Been....




CL92 Photos

CLG 4 and CG 4 Photos LCS 9 Photos
(Coming Soon!)
Places
We've Been
Candid Ship
Action Photos
Candid Crew
Action Photos


Have a photo to contribute? Contact the Webmaster.


USS LITTLE ROCK
SAILORS'
"RECOLLECTIONS"

Memories about life on the
USS Little Rock as recalled
by the crew.
"I REMEMBER WHEN...."

"NOW THIS AIN'T NO LIE...."

"ONCE UPON A TIME...."
USS LITTLE ROCK SAILORS'
"ORAL HISTORIES"


Official U.S. Navy transcripts
of Oral Histories given by
Little Rock  crewmembers.

LitComs ...

LitComs ...

LitComs ...
"LitComs" is the official newsletter of the USS Little Rock Association and is available with your membership.  Submissions from members to LitComs are re- printed for the purpose of keeping the membership informed.  If you wish to submit articles for publication, please forward those articles to John Meyers (address at right). John Meyers
1665 Kellogg Springs Dr.
Dunwoody, GA .
30338-6007

E-Mail: johncmeyers@att.net
Phone:  770-698-9120


Membership Benefits



LitComs Newsletter

Free access to the Ship and to the
Buffalo Naval Park

Annual Shipmate's Reunion

The USS Little Rock Association needs YOU!

The legacy of the Little Rock and of her crew depends entirely on the strength of her Association.

Your membership in the Association helps preserve this legacy and provides a solid network of crew members with whom to share our experiences and memories.

Join with us today by printing out and mailing an Application Form


Membership Benefits


Contact Shipmates

Help preserve our U.S. Naval History

Annual Workparty


"Mystery Photos"
Mystery Photo #28

Grandpa Pettybone

(Click on the picture for a larger view.)



Who? What? Where & When ?

Mystery Photos are are way for us to get information about some of the many
different aspects of the USS Little Rock, her life, her crew and her adventures.
They are not trick questions,  but a bonafide search for information....


For this Mystery Photo (at the left) we'd like to get some info a the painting of
"Grandpa Pettybone"
proudly displayed on the bulkhead of LITTLE ROCK's
Forward Engine Room (CG 4).

If you have a clue about this, shoot us an e-mail via the "Mystery Photo #28" topic on
the Messages, News and Bulletin Board  or  e-mail the webmaster.

You can view previous Mystery Photos HERE.




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All web site browsers are advised that the entire contents of this site, whether prose or graphics, are protected against reproduction by the copyright (copyright © ) laws of the United States. The rights to the contents of this web site are registered by the USS LITTLE ROCK ASSOCIATION for it's exclusive use, and any reproduction thereof is prohibited unless specifically approved by an authorized representative of the ASSOCIATION.  For permission to reproduce any portion of this web site you may apply to WOODS C. DONALDSON at the e-mail address shown below. Permission, if granted, will be by e-mail directed to the requesting  may expect to be notified of their actions, and requested to cease and desist. Failing to do so may result in prosecution of the ASSOCIATION'S rights in the premises. However, failure to so notify does not nullify the ASSOCIATION'S rights to enforce its copyright (copyright ©) privileges.

For permission to use content from this site, please contact WOODS C. DONALDSON  at: littlerocksol@verizon.net

This page last updated: 11 Apr 2015


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