2018 USS L. Y. SPEAR (AS-36) Association Reunion

Join us in Nashville!


Join us in Nasvhille, Tennessee!  We will be working on activities for the reunion, and as soon as they are finalized we will post the Reunion Registration Form.

See you in Nashville



August 29 - September 2, 2018



The Inn at Opryland Hotel

2401 Music Valley Drive

Nashville, TN  37214


Room Rate*:

$99/Night for standard (king or double bed) room, and either interior (Atrium View) or exterior room.

Rate is subject to all current state & local taxes. 

Breakfast is not included in the room rate, but you may purchase light breakfast items in the hotel's Atrium Cafe or go to a local restaurant (there is a Shoney's Restaurant next door).




Press "1" for Room Reservations.  Then, press "1" if you are a Marriott Rewards Program member or press "2" if you are not.


When making your hotel reservation, be sure to mention that you are with the USS L. Y. SPEAR AS-36 Reunion to receive the special negotiated rate.  This rate is also good for 3 days prior to the reunion and 3 days immediately following the reunion BASED ON AVAILABILITY.  It is highly recommended that you make your hotel reservations early even if you aren't sure that you can attend, in order to get a discounted room.  You will have 72 hours prior to check-in to cancel your reservations.


Click here for hotel's website.


The hotel reservation cut-off date is Friday, July 27th to get the negotiated room rate.  After that date, the rooms will be released back into the hotel's inventory and you may not get a room or the discounted rate.  There are only a limited number of rooms reserved at this special price, so please make your reservations as soon as possible.  You may cancel your hotel reservation up to 72 hours prior to your check-in date.  Cancellations within 72 hours of arrival will forfeit 1 night Room & Tax.

* * * HOTEL BONUS * * *

If you make your hotel reservations by Friday, June 29th, your name will be entered into a drawing to have one night's stay during the reunion for FREE!  The drawing will be held at the final evening banquet, and you must be present to win.

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Please note:  This hotel does have a Debit Card Policy. Please contact the hotel directly if you need more information or further clarification on their Debit Card Policy. 



If you will be flying to the reunion, you will want to fly into Nashville International Airport (airport code BNA).  The airport is about 13 miles from the hotel.  Gaylord Opryland offers daily roundtrip shuttle service from the airport to the hotel for $19/pp, one way.  Estimated taxi fare is $25 one way.  For more information on shuttle service at the hotel, click here.


Keep checking back as more details become available.


Any questions?  Check out "What to Expect at a USS L. Y. SPEAR Reunion".

If you still have questions or need assistance in submitting your Registration Form, please contact Patty Kelso by phone at 913-677-1837 or via email at pattykelso@usslyspear.org.




Past Reunions

Click here for 2017 Reunion - San Diego, CA

Click here for 2016 Reunion - Buffalo, NY

Click here for 2015 Reunion - Virginia Beach, VA

Click here for 2014 Reunion - Chicago, IL

Click here for 2013 Reunion - Jacksonville, FL

Click here for 2012 Reunion - New England

Click here for 2011 Reunion - Branson, MO

Click here for 2010 Reunion - Norfolk, VA

Click here for 2008 Reunion - Washington DC

Click here for 2007 Reunion - Charleston, SC

Click here for 2006 Reunion - Virginia Beach, VA

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