This is the site for the USS Orion AS-18 organized by USS Orion Veterans Historical Organization (OVHO). Every year we have a reunion and the site rotates from the East to the Midwest and then to the West!. However the reunion site does depend on someone hosting it. We are a tax exempt fraternal organization per the IRS


The current president is Wayne Turner and his e-mail address is Our Secretary-Treasurer is John Bellis and his e-mail address is The secretary is Lorraine Pieper and her email address is


In addition we have a Facebook site known as  "USS Orion AS-18 Veterans Historic Organization".


We also have an internet site: This will be the primary site for all USS Orion information. We have info on all shipmates, past reunions, future reunions, letters from shipmates, USS Orion news, news of deceased members, and copies of all of the past Scuttlebutts.