USS Towers (DDG-9) Reunion 2019 Savannah, GA



Last updated on Aug 8, 2019

Where: Embassy Suites Airport 145 W. Mulberry Blvd Savannah, GA 3140

When: Sept 17 through Sept 22, 2019

The group rate is available for three days pre and post event based on room availability via the provided link or contact hotel reservations directly at the Embassy Suites Savannah Airport Reservations: 912-330-8222 (You must ask for the USS Towers promotion rate.) Check – in 4:00 pm and Check - out 12:00 pm

The room rate includes a two room suites with a wet bar, refrigerator, microwave and complimentary internet. Rate does not include taxes or fees. Evening reception includes free complimentary drinks and snacks. Free made to order breakfast.  Self parking at the parking lot. Deadline for the group rate is reservation is Aug 17, 2019. If you are planning to stay at the reunion hotel, try to make your reservations as soon as possible. We might exceed our initial number of room reserved for the reunion.
Complimentary Airport Shuttle Service can be arranged by calling the hotel after you have retrieved your luggage. Please call the hotel directly to notify them of your arrival and location.

Tuesday, Sept 17 4 PM Check-in
5 PM USS Towers Hospitality Room 

Meet and Greet – Pizza, snacks, beverages

Wednesday, Sept 18 
12 – 2:30 pm Riverboat lunch cruise, cost TBD

Possibility of visiting Eight Air Force Museum  $12.

Thursday, Sept 19

Time TBD Savannah Hop on Hop Off Bus Tour approx. $30

Possibility of dinner at the Ole Times Country Buffet approx. $12

Friday, Sept 20
Time TBD Tybee Beach & Fort Pulaski Tour $10

6 PM USS Towers Reunion Banquet. Fund raiser auction follows the banquet. Cost of the dinner TBD. The Towers Association will subsidize half of the banquet cost for the shipmate and spouse/guest. Additional guests will pay the full cost.
Be sure to bring a donated item as fund raiser for the USS Towers Association

Saturday, Sept 15
9 AM USS Towers Association Memorial and Business Session. Be sure to bring recommendations and suggestions for future reunions to present at the business session.

12 noon BBQ lunch approx. $20

After lunch and evening free time

Sunday, Sept 16
Check-out by 12 noon. 
Have a safe travel and see you next year.

The USS Towers reunion hospitality room will be open during the evenings and at selected time. 

The USS Towers ship's store will be open during selected time.


If you are attending the reunion, please send me the following information for the reunion name tags. 

Your name, rank/rate and years on the Towers, career highest rank/rate, hometown, and if attending name of your spouse or guest(s).

I will need an accurate head count for the reunion activities.

I would like to thank ET2 Thomas Drew 1985-89 for coordinating this year’s Towers reunion.


ICC Raymond Wong, USN (Ret) IC2 (1970-73)

President, USS Towers (DDG-9) Association


Questions or comments: e-mail to Raymond Wong, USS Towers Association President at There is also a USS Towers DDG-9 facebook page.

See all of you in September.

Raymond Wong
President, USS Towers Association
USS Towers crewmember 1970-73