Tin Can Sailors
2008 National Reunion

The 2008 Tin Can Sailors National Reunion was held August 24 - 28 at the Hilton Pittsburgh, Pittburgh, PA.  Over 230 people attended.  Below are some photos of the highlights.


Soldiers and Sailors Hall, Pittsburgh.
The largest military museum in the nation,
it has displays from every combat action since the Civil War.


The Memorial Service was held in the main auditorium at Soldiers and Sailors Hall.


The Color Guard leaves the stage after posting the colors.


 Monday's night's entertainment was the Pittsburgh Banjo Band.
Here their lead vocalist performs one of several songs.


Some 21 members of the band remained on stage to play several encores
demanded by the audience.


Three rivers and many bridges.
Pittsburgh is a beautiful city, not at all reminiscent of its steel mill days.


 A fountain at the park where the Monongahela and Allegheny Rivers
meet to form the Ohio River.


Guest speaker, Captain Todd W. Bostock commanding officer of the cruiser
USS Monterey (CG-61) stands with Tin Can Sailors Director, Jim Hoffman.