REUNION IN Jacksonville, Florida! October 17-20

ATTENTION SHIPMATES

We invite you to the 2022 reunion in Jacksonv.ille, Florida.  All LST members are invited to participate!

For online registration for meals and excursions, please click here. 

See below for the printable registration form.  You can fill out and save (on your computer) the below registration package (fillable PDF Form) and email to or you may print and return the completed application with your payment to:   

Make checks payable to "US LST Association" and mail to:

United States LST Association
c/o Nehemiah Communications
101 Rice Bent Way #6
Columbia, SC 29229

pdfPrintable LST Jacksonville Registration

Listed below are all registration, tours, and meal costs for the reunion.  Send that amount payable to NEHEMIAH COMMUNICATIONS in the form of a check or money order. Your canceled check will serve as your confirmation. Returned checks will be charged a $35.00 fee. Registration forms and payment must be received on or before Monday, September 5th, 2022. 

To make your reservation online at the DoubleTree Hotel click here.  

Make reservations by contacting Hilton’s reservations department directly at 855.689.8135 and reference the United States L.S.T. Association Military Reunion group block or the group code LST

Located at the Jacksonville International Airport, DoubleTree by Hilton offers a departure from ordinary airport hotels. With an art deco inspired design, our resort-style property features a saltwater pool and lakeside lanai, on-site restaurant and lounge, coffee shop, lavish meeting and event venues, and a 24/7 area shuttle. Our rate for our group will be $124.00 plus tax. This includes a hot breakfast each day
for a discounted rate of $10.00.

  • Check in time is 3:00 PM on Monday, October 17th, 2022 and check out is 11:00 AM on Thursday, October 20th, 2022.
  • The hotel rate is available 3 days prior and 3 days post-reunion dates. You need to make those reservationsearly as this is subject to availability.
  • Hotel reservations may be made by calling the front desk at 904-741-1997 and asking for Group Sales anytimeMonday–Friday 9:00 AM–4:00 PM. Be sure to tell them you are with the USLST Association.

Monday, October 17th, 2022

  • 3:00 PM: Arrival and check in. Hospitality room open for reunion attendees. Drinks and snacks provided.Meals are on your own. There are several restaurants near the hotel.  The free shuttle will take you to area restaurants within a 3-miles radius

Tuesday, October 18th, 2022

Breakfast at The DoubleTree ($10.00). Hospitality room open all day. Drinks and Snacks provided.

  • St. Augustine Experience – Nation’s Oldest City Driving Tour
    Enjoy your day in the Nation’s Oldest City! The various architectural styles, narrow brick streets, and European flavors combine for a unique escape. Your professional tour guide meets the group dressed in period costume and weaves a tapestry of stories from the early colonial years to the Victorian Flagler era. We tour all the major sites from the coach including the Fountain of Youth, Spanish Mission Grounds, City Gates, Castillo de San Marcos, Spanish Plaza, Cathedral-Basilica, Spanish Government House, Flagler Memorial Church, and the old Ponce de Leon Hotel. We disembark at the old 1888 Alcazar Hotel courtyard to see how Henry Flagler transformed the town into a resort for the rich and famous. Lunch today is on your own combined with shopping and exploring the historic district. Your personal tour guide creates an interactive tour atmosphere that is fun for everyone.
    Length: 6.5 hours. Price: Per person, price includes motorcoach transportation, bottled waters, driver gratuity, and escort/tour guide.
    $69/person is based on a minimum of 30 people in a motorcoach.
  • 6:00 PM: Captains Night Out. The DoubleTree – Hospitality room. Complimentary Pizza and Salad.Please join us for this casual fun dinner.

Wednesday, October 19th, 2022

Breakfast at The DoubleTree ($10.00). Hospitality room open all day. Drinks and Snacks provided.

  • Mayport Naval Base, Jacksonville & Memorial Wall Tour
    Come enjoy the history and culture of the largest city in the continental United States! Your professional tour guide meets the group at your hotel for a river city experience that will entertain all your senses. Our first stop this morning is Mayport Naval Station; a major Navy base that has grown to become the third-largest fleet concentration in the U.S. (i.e. Cruisers, Destroyers, and Frigates). We will take a driving tour with our base guide who takes us past the barracks with the million-dollar view, the fire trainer, the wet trainer, and air operations. Lunch will be at a base conference center along the ocean. After lunch, we drive to Downtown Jacksonville to stop at the Jacksonville Memorial Wall. At the Wall, we will disembark to pay tribute to our fallen veterans and hear the stories of the local heroes. We continue driving through Downtown Jacksonville to hear the exploits of the city’s namesake, Andrew Jackson, and the famous architects who descended upon the city after the Great Fire of 1901. Your guide creates an interactive tour atmosphere that is fun for everyone.
    Length: 6 hours. Price: Per person, price includes motorcoach transportation, driver gratuity, bottled waters, escort/tour guides, and lunch.
    $86/person is based on a minimum of 30 people in a motorcoach.
  • 6:00 PM:  Banquet – The DoubleTree. Please make meal selection on your registration page.

Thursday, October 20th, 2022

  • Breakfast at The DoubleTree ($10.00).
  • Farewells & Departures

United States LST Association
101 Rice Bent Way #6
Columbia, SC 29229
(803) 865-5665