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Welcome to the Reunion Committee Website

UPDATED 4/29/2021

The Reunion Committee is in negotiations for a reunion in Jacksonville, FL. As soon as the dates are determined the information will be posted here.

I received word from George Scharf that Henry Robert "Bob" Davis has died. He was a RMC Plankowner on the Gold Crew.

I received a message from Ednah Kicklighter that Luther Kicklighter died a July 9, 2020. I am searching for the obituary.

I received that Admiral Carlisle Trost the Commissioning Blue Crew XO died on September 29.

I received word through the USS Von Steuben SSBN632 Alumni Page that Carl Ortmann, MT from the Gold crew and the Blue Decom has died.

I received word through the USS Von Steuben SSBN632 Alumni Page that Clay Reed a nuke ET on the Gold Crew 1975 - 1977 died on August 13. His obituary in on the Obituaries page.

I received word through the USS Von Steuben SSBN 632 Alumni Facebook Page that Frank Tarpley died on May 21. His obituary is on the Obituaries page.


With great sadness I report that on April 29, 2020, our shipmate and friend Stanley Yoakum, ETCM(SS), 79, departed on Eternal Patrol in Moncks Corner, SC. This was reported by a death notice in the Post and Courier. I believe Stan was Gold Crew 1971 -1974.

I received word via the USS Von Steuben (SSBN  632) Alumni page on Facebook the Phil Odom, a Gold Crew plankowner, died on April 25 a a result of COVID-19. I have put a article on him from the Florence, SC paper on the Obituaries page.

I have added the information I found on the USS Von Steuben SSBN632 Alumni facebook page on Thomas E. O'Connor, Jr. and added him to the Obituary Page and on the Memorial List. I don't have any other information (Rank, Years aboard, crew) so if you know anything please send it to .

I am starting a page with pictures that I have received from the 2020 Reunion. To see the page click here. Please send pictures or information

on how I can get then to . Please try to identify the people or places in the pictures. If I someone identified once that will be enough.



There is a Facebook page USS Von Steuben (SSBN 632) Alumni that is useful in getting in touch with VS members. It is not associated with the Reunion Committee but I do monitor postings. 


The Ship's Store is closed.


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This site is dedicated to the men who served aboard USS Von Steuben SSBN 632 and the women and families that kept them going. It doesn't matter if you were Blue or Gold, or the wife, parent, girlfriend, or child of a crewmember, this is your site.

If you would like to volunteer for the Reunion Committee click here.

If you are a former member or family of a member of USS VON STEUBEN, SSBN 632 click here . Please include your name, Rate/Rank or relationship, years onboard and crew.

The crew locator has been updated today (2/5/2021). To access the Crew Locator click here. The locator requires Adobe Reader (free) click here to download the reader. If you've forgotten how to access the locator click here.

The Reunion Committee members are listed below with links to their e-mail addresses.

 Bill Hughes (Chairman)                     Tim Carr (Storekeeper)             John "Bill" Kennedy (Treasurer)

Rick Wise

 If you have a problem with the site contact the webmaster at or .