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The 2018 USS Francis Scott Key reunion will be held in Branson, MO from May 9 - May 13, 2018  Anyone with suggestions for the reunion should contact Diane Singleman at


Here is the latest from Diane as of July 24, 2018

      Our next reunion is going to be held from  Wed. May 9, 2018 thru Sunday May 13, 2018 in Branson, MO. We will be staying at the Grand 
Plaza Hotel, 245 N. Wildwood Dr., Branson, MO 65616. The phone number for reservations is 417-336-6646. You can start making reservations now. 
Rooms fill up in this area very fast, so once we have our block of 50 rooms we can add more only if she has rooms available for us. So if you 
think you might come, reserve a room now; you can cancel if you can't make it, but not might be able to get a room if you wait too long.
   The room comes with free breakfast buffet, WiFi, etc. & all rooms have a refrigerator. The standard room is $89.00 + tax ( 2 queen size 
beds) & the king suite is $99.00 & has a king size bed. You can get more details on the rooms at their website,
     Be sure to say you are coming for the USS Francis Scott Key Reunion to get our special reduced room rates when you make your reservation.
As always, you can come a few days earlier & stay a few days longer for the same room rates we are being given for the reunion.
    As usual, Wednesday, May 9 will be the day to check in. We will be going on trips or to shows during the day on Thurs., Fri. & Sat. These have not 
yet been determined. There are so many shows, that I am trying to figure out what everyone might enjoy, or should we just let you go off & go to 
your own shows or sightseeing. Saturday evening will be our banquet at the host hotel. I have not yet set up the menu for this. Sunday will be check out.
      Once I have everything figured out, I will email the registration form with costs to everyone who's email address I have on file. If you 
didn't get info on the last reunion, either you never signed up with Russ on the website, or you changed your email address & didn't tell me.
      If you have any suggestions for shows to go see or if you prefer to plan your own day out call me (518-355-2119) or drop me an email     
      ( with your ideas.

Hope to see a great turnout for this reunion!!!
Diane & Al


We have formed the Francis Scott Key Reunion Association. All former Key Shipmates & spouses are welcome to join. Your membership is needed so that we can plan for further reunions & maintain the USS Francis Scott Key crew web site.

The yearly Reunion Association Members are listed here:

Click: 2003 - 2014 Members

Membership dues are only $20.00 per family for the initial first year; afterwards your yearly dues are only $10.00 per family.  Dues receipts as well as profits from the Ship’s Store  sales go into the general treasury. Donations of any amount to help maintain the association will gladly be accepted. All funds will be used to cover mailing expenses. web site fees, reunion sponsorship etc.  Your support of the Reunion Association will help insure a successful reunion 08 as well as future reunions.  Everyone who works on the web and provides services is a volunteer.  

To join, simply mail a check to:

Diane Singleman, 

FSK Treasurer

425 E. Campbell Rd. Ext., 

Schenectady, NY 12303. 

Please make checks payable to: FS Key Reunion Association.   If you have any question, just email Diane at : or call Al at 518-355-2119.