USS Willard Keith Reunion Association 2016 Reunion
Branson, Missouri

This is your invitation to attend the Twenty Sixth consecutive USS Willard Keith Reunion for all personnel and their guests.  The reunion will open May 11, 2016 and secure Saturday, May 14.  Headquarters for our reunion has been reserved at the Radisson Hotel, 120 Wildwood Drive, Branson.
Hosts are Don and Jane Hempstead who can be contacted at: or 501-884-6242.

Weather in Branson is usually in the mid 70s during the FIRST TWO WEEKS OF MAY.

Uniform contest:  Bring all or any part of your uniform (that fits) for this event.

Chinese Auction:  Attendees are requested to bring items (please, no white elephants) to donate for this raffle.  This event is very entertaining.  The money raised from this event is primarily used for our hospitality room refreshments.  Turn in your item(s) in the hospitality room Wednesday, May 11.

Travel:  Branson Airport is located 8 miles South of town.  Buzz Airways and Branson Air Express have direct non-stop flights three days a week, one flight/day, to Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Houston and Orlando.  New schedules will be available in February.  Enterprise car rental service on site.  Call 417-334-7813 for information.

Springfield, MO airport, located 43 miles North of Branson, has more commercial flights serviced by American / American Eagle, Allegiant, Delta and United Airlines.  Car rental by Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, Hertz, National and Thrifty.

​                            Veterans Honored Here!
Branson offers veterans a warm welcome 365 days a year. At many of the shows, veterans are recognized and honored for their service. 
Reunion Letter
Reunion Form