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USS George Washington Carver SSBN-656 Reunion Membership


There are no membership fees for former crewmembers.

This not-for-profit association is funded completely by reunion funds, Ship's Store sales and donations.

What started out as an opportunity to put together a Reunion of Shipmates has now blossomed into a First Class Association consistent with Carver's History.

Since 1996 we have gathered more than 1700 names with some contact information. We need to continue to improve our dedication to keeping our own info updated. Please fill out the form at the bottom of this page if you have changed address, phone, or email. Email is turning out to be increasingly important to expeditious communication. Please make sure we got it right.

Besides our membership we have a Board of Directors, they are:

  • President - vacant

    • Responsible for oversight and steering of the entire Carver Reunion Association.

    • Typically handles duties of Reunion Chairman, coordinating efforts leading up to each reunion.

    • As Reunion Chairman, He is responsible for recruiting local members to help with each reunion.

  • Vice President - Mark Slavtcheff

    • Reports to and assists the Association President in every way.

  • Treasurer - Bart Moore

    • Reports to the Association President.

    • Maintains financial accounts and records.

    • Provides Treasurers Report at each meeting.

    • Responsible for Income Tax filing and Non -Profit Organization filing maintenance.

  • Chaplain - Bob Bailey

    • Reports to the Association President.

    • Provides spiritual guidance for the Association and is the Association Representative in communication of condolences to the former crew member families.

    • Speaks at Reunions during "Tolling of the Bells".

  • Secretary - James K. Martin

    • Reports to the Association President.

    • Responsible for meeting minutes.

    • Handles general Association communications.

    • Provides Webmaster with content for the Association Website.

  • Webmaster - Tom Hanley

    • Reports to the Association President.

    • Responsible for updating and maintaining the Association Website.


The responsibility of the Board of Directors is to perpetuate the reunion process through the following supportive actions:

  • Create Harmony & Good Will

  • Increase Membership Raise Revenues

  • Provide Administrative Assistance

  • Provide Financial Assistance

  • Select Reunion Sites & Dates

  • Assign Local Reunion Committees

  • Provide Association Planning

  • Develop By-Laws

Read our current By-Laws


If you are a former crewmember, and you would like to join us or just update your contact information.

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