REUNION INFO- 25th Anniversary

2010 BHR Association Reunion Information (Click Here)

Officers Reunion Group Information (Click here)

PLEASE join the BHR Association for $25.00 per year- includes newsletters.

Open to all former and present ships crew, air wing, officers and their families.

Send a check to Jim Kosinski - Made payable to:

"The USS Bon Homme Richard Crewmembers Association"

C/O: Jim Kosinski


5081 Aurora Dr.

Ventura, CA 93003-3905

(805) 650-9134




The 25th Reunion (2010) September 9 to 11

Reunion Hosts

Roger & Suzanne Borne

(225) 383 0580

The next reunion is to be held in Baton Rouge, LA . The dates are September 9-10-11

Make reservations now. Mention that you are with the BHR reunion.

To make reservations call (225) 924-6566 between 9am-8pm EST, Monday-Friday & and try and make reservations 90 days before reunion, the hotel requested this to be done

Location: Embassy Suites Hotel

4914 Constitution Avenue

Baton Rouge, LA 70808

Directions to the Hotel

FROM THE WEST: Follow I-10 east to exit #158 (College Drive) on the right. At the end of the offramp, follow the signs labeled ''Constitution Avenue'', which will direct you across College Drive without turning (Constitution Avenue is the I-10 service road). Continue on Constitution Avenue for 1/4 mile, hotel is on the right.

FROM THE EAST (I-12 West joins I-10 West in Baton Rouge): Follow I-10 West to exit #158 (College Drive) on the right. At the end of the offramp, turn left onto College Drive. Immediately past the I-10 overpass, turn left onto Constitution Avenue (Constitution Avenue is the service road to I-10). The hotel is 1/4 mile on the right.


Alligator Bayou 6 MI SE

Baton Rouge River Center 4 MI NW

Baton Rouge Zoo 18 MI NW

Belle of Baton Rouge 4 MI NW

Celebration Station 5 MI E

Governors Mansion 4 MI NW

Greater Baton Rouge Zoo 18 MI NW

Hollywood Casino 5 MI NW

LA Art & Science Museum 4 MI NW

LA Governor's Mansion 4 MI NW

LA State Capitol 5 MI NW

Louisiana State University 3 MI

LSU Rural Life Museum 2 MI E

Magnolia Mound Plantation 4 MI SW

Mall of Louisiana 5 MI E

New Orleans 70 MI SE

Nottoway Plantation 20 MI SW

Old State Capitol 4 MI SW

Planetarium 4 MI NW

Port Hudson Battle Grounds 30 MI NW

River Road Plantations 10 MI SW

Riverboat Casino 5 MI NW

Shell 20 MI SE

USS Kidd Naval Museum 4 MI NW


The 24th Reunion (2009) San Diego, CA.

The 23rd Reunion (2008) St. Cloud, MN.

The 22nd Reunion (2007) Branson, MO.

The 21st Reunion (2006) Minneapolis, Minnesota

The 20th Reunion (2005) Tupelo, Mississippi

The 19th Reunion (2004) Anaheim, California

The 18th Reunion (2003) King of Prussia, PA.

The 17th Reunion (2002) Charleston, S. C.

The 16th Reunion (2001) Spokane, WA.

The 15th Reunion (2000) Las Vegas, NV.

The 14th Reunion (1999) Buffalo, NY.

The 13th Reunion (1998) Pensacola, FL.

The 12th Reunion (1997) Jacksonville, FL.

The christening of the new USS BONHOMME RICHARD (LHD-6) was held May 17, 1997 in Pascagoula, MS.