30th/31st Anniversary

of Commissioning Celebration and Former Crew Reunion

UPDATE: Due to COVID concerns, the 30th Anniversary Celebration is rescheduled to the weekend of July 4, 2022.

See update from Association President on the reschedule

Tentative schedule for the reunion:

DayDateTimeWhatWhere
FridayJuly1Ship transit to Waterside
FridayJuly1Welcome Reception– No Host BarBlue Moon Tap House
River Room
Waterside
SaturdayJuly 2PicnicTBD – Red Wing Park?
SaturdayJuly 2Top Golf5444 Greenwich Rd, Virginia Beach, VA 23462
SaturdayJuly 21800DinnerMarriott Waterside
SundayJuly 31030Memorial ServiceShip @ Nauticus Pier
SundayJuly 3Top Golf5444 Greenwich Rd, Virginia Beach, VA 23462
MondayJuly 4Ship Reception & FireworksShip @ Nauticus Pier
TuesdayJuly 5Farewell BreakfastMarriott Waterside
TuesdayJuly 5Ship transit to Navsta
OpenVietnam Memorial Battleship WisconsinNauticus
TBDGolfTBD – Red Wing Park?
TBDTides Game – if in townHarbor Park Stadium
Reunion Schedule updated Sep 22, 2021

For the celebration weekend, an Arleigh Burke class Destroyer is expected to be docked at the Half Moon Cruise Ship Terminal (near Nauticus).

Marriott Waterside has a limited number of rooms at the excellent rate of $129 now $159 / night. Make your hotel reservations ASAP!

Marriott Room Cancellation Policy for our Group is 48 hours prior to Check In Time on the day of arrival, so there is no risk to making a reservation now and canceling if your plans change.

Reservations may be made by using this link or contact the Marriott Waterside directly at 757-627-4200 and mention USS Arleigh Burke Association Reunion.

Reservations made for the Oct 2021 event are being rolled forward to July 2022. Contact Marriott directly if you need to further adjust your reservation for the new dates.

We look forward to seeing many Arleigh Burke Shipmates from across her 30 years of Commissioned Service.

Revised sign up sheets for the new dates will be posted by Jan 2022. If you signed up for the prior dates, we are rolling your form forward. If you signed up previously, and now cannot attend, please contact us.