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2024 Reunion

USS Essex Reunion

Jacksonville, FL - Sept 5th to 10th, 2024

    We are pleased to announce our 53rd annual reunion to be held at the Double Tree by Hilton Jacksonville. The reunion dates are September 5th to September 10th, 2024. To make your hotel reservations please call the Hotel directly or make your reservations online.

By phone (available 24 hours a day) at 1-800-222-8733 and be sure to ask for “USS Essex”  or Group Code ESS

By Internet - click on this Booking Link

Reservation Cut-off Date – as a reminder, reservations must be made before midnight on the date of 8/15/2024.

    The Double Tree Hotel is about 20 minutes from the Jacksonville Florida International Airport. The airport code is JAX for your reference. There is NO hotel shuttle service to and from the airport. You must call a taxi, Uber or Lyft ride share service.
    The Reunion Brat will be facilitating this year’s reunion. They will be providing REGISTRATION tracking and tour/event assistance. Dan Genet is our Reunion coordinator for this reunion and will provide all the necessary details in the forthcoming Reunion Issue this spring.
    The USS ESSEX Association is planning a “Welcoming Party” and possibly a specialty night as well.  We will also host a “FAREWELL Dinner” to conclude the weeks festivities. The Essex Association will defray part of all meal costs.

    Please join a group tour or venture out on your own and enjoy the sights. This hotel is in very close proximity to many restaurants as well as a short walk to the riverfront water taxi to enjoy a ride on the ferry.

NOTE: You can cancel your hotel reservation up to 48 hours before your Check in time & date.

Dan Genet Reunion Coordinator -

Be sure to visit our Facebook page for more information.


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