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USS Holland AS-32 Association
7th Reunion 2010


City of Jacksonville

  Jacksonville is the largest city in the U.S. state of Florida and the county seat of Duval County.The governments of the City of Jacksonville and Duval County consolidated in 1968, giving Jacksonville a particularly large land area and placing most of its metropolitan area within the city limits. As a result it is the most populous city proper in Florida and the thirteenth most populous in the United States. Jacksonville is the principal city in the Greater Jacksonville Metropolitan Area, a region with a population of more than 1,525,228.
  Jacksonville is located in the First Coast region of northeast Florida and is centered on the banks of the St. Johns River, about 25 miles (40 km) south of the Georgia border and about 340 miles (547 km) north of Miami. The European-American settlement that became Jacksonville was founded in 1791 as Cowford, so named because of its location at a narrow point in the river where cattle once crossed. In 1822, a year after the United States acquired the colony of Florida from Spain, the city was renamed for Andrew Jackson, the first military governor of the Florida Territory and seventh President of the United States.

The Mockingbird is a common songbird that is found across North America. It is the state bird of Arkansas, Florida, Mississippi, Tennessee, and Texas. It lives in a variety of habitats, including farmlands, roadsides, thickets, and towns.

The orange blossom was designated State Flower by Concurrent Resolution Nov. 15, 1909 Legislature. It is one of the most fragrant flowers in Florida. Millions of these white flowers perfume the atmosphere throughout central and south Florida during orange blossom time 
Memorial Booklet

Invocation given


Association Chaplain

Ordained Minister

Robert "Bob" Prezioso

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The Association would like to recongize the Florida Reunion Coordinators :
CMC Clyde Riggs & TM2 Steven Spickelmier
For an OUTSTANDING Job in setting things up for this reunion.
The Best One Yet Fellas!

List of
2010 Reunion

Memory Book

Now on Sale in the Ships Store
Front Row  L/R: Robert Prezioso, Rod Kent, Captain Charles Styer, Robert Amatucci, Gerard Natale
Back Row L/R:  Steven Spickelmier, Charles Wolner, Loring Stannard, Gene Lyons, Frank Taylor, Michael Bartik

Reunion Attendees In Uniform :
L/R : Wally Taylor, Steve Udell, Steven Spickelmier, Al Getchel, Clyde Riggs, Jack Bouchez
Picture Contribution Page
The following links include a few photos from the reunion, see if you recognize anyone!
Ivan Harrison's Photo's
Ron Sinclair's Video Page
Ron Sinclair's Photo page 
Jose A. Garcia's Photo's  
Clyde Riggs Photo's  
Ken Knoll's Photo's