USS Benjamin Stoddert DDG-22 & USS Jupiter AVS-8 Association
2015 Nashville

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#8.  Nashville is where Andrew Jackson, seventh president of the United States built his home.  Named "The Hermitage", the property boasts a driveway in the shape of a guitar.


#7.  Nashville's Athena Parthenos is the tallest indoor sculpture in the Western world.  She stands an impressive 42 feet high in the temple of the Parthenon.


#6.  Nashville is where the phrase "good to the last drop" was first uttered by President Franklin Roosevelt after sipping coffee at Nashville's Maxwell House Hotel.



#5.  Nashville is the home of The Standard Candy Company.  The confectioner has been making the sweet known as the Goo Goo Cluster, a cluster of peanuts, caramel, marshmellow and milk chocolate since 1912.



#4.  Nashville is the birthplace of the popular Grand Ole Opry show.  The original name of the Grand Ole Opry was The WSM Barn Dance.





#3  Nashville was granted the first FM radio license in the United States in 1941 



        #2  Nashville's iconic Music Row is where Elvis Presley recorded more than 200 of his songs at RCA's historic Studio B. 



#1  Nashville is home to the Country Music Hall of Fame.  The windows of the Country Music Hall of Fame are designed to resemble the keys of a piano. 



click here to download 2015 Nashville registration pkg

Fill out and send in your registration forms NOW!  Or you can fill out the registration scan and email to
615 889-0800 direct line to hotel 
We will send you an email reminder for payment at the end of June.



USS Benjamin Stoddert  

USS Jupiter Reunion

Nashville, Tennessee - September 8-13, 2015.

The Inn at Opryland - $109 + tax

Hotel Reservation # 855 584-3466 by Aug. 6, 2015

Free parking - limited motor home spaces


Day 1 - Sept 8, Tues - Registration and Hospitality Room 11 AM to 11 PM


Day 2 - Sept 9, Wed - Hospitality Room open 10 AM to 11 PM


Day 3 - Sept 10, Thurs, 9 AM - Tour of the Hermitage - home of

Andrew Jackson. Lunch on Your Own at Farmer's Market.

WW II Memorial; Vietnam Memorial; Centennial Park; Music

Square; Country Music Hall of Fame Museum (7 Hours) $60.


Day 3 Evening: 5:30 to 9:30 PM - Walk to Nashville Nightlife Theatre  

        for Dinner and Country Music Show $44.


Day 4 - Sept 11, Friday 9 AM - Board the General Jackson for

        Lunch/Show while cruising the Cumberland River $90.


Day 4 Evening: 6:15 to 9:15 - The Grand Ole Opry Show $52.


Day 5 - Sept 12, Saturday 9 AM Business Meeting. Hosp. RM 11 AM to 4 PM

10:30 AM - Shuttle to explore Nashville and shop.


Day 5 Evening: 6 PM to 11 PM - Banquet Program with Entertainment $58.


Day 6 - Sept 13, Sunday - Hospitality Room open 8-12 AM.


Departure for home, or stay longer at same Reunion rate,

good for 2 days prior to or after Reunion.


Congratulations Gerry & Dee Arnett

Jupiter 61-62 

1st registration in for Nashville reunion!



2015 50-50 drawing
Nashville, TN September 8-13, 2015
Even if you can’t make it, you can be there in spirit and join in the fun.  
 Our annual 50-50 drawing is the biggest fundraiser that we have to support the organization.  Every penny that we collect is added up and split right down the middle. Half goes to offset Association costs and the other half is split between 3 lucky sailors. You do not have to be present at the reunion to play or win.  If your name is drawn as one of our lucky sailors, we will mail you a check.
Here is a chance to cash in on some big bucks. The more we sell, the bigger the prizes!  Ticket sales for the 50-50 will continue until just before the drawing, which will be at the Saturday evening banquet.
Send your check; $10.00 for each 12 tickets along with some of those pesky return address labels that regularly appear in your mailbox.
Our treasurer will take care of the funds and will even stick the address labels on the tickets. 
Make your checks payable to USS Benjamin Stoddert Association and mail to:

John Dishaw
3035 Charlotte Street
Newbury Park, CA 91320
Click below, choose your tickets and pay with PayPal...we will generate your tickets on the computer and send you an email copy.
Remember, the drawing is always open to everyone, regardless of whether or not you attend the reunion.

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