Contact John Bellis (Secretary-Treasurer) at for more information.





Our membership is open to anyone who has served on the USS Orion and also their wives or husbands. and the dues are a mere $10.00 per year. Theses dues are used to support the web site, publish and mail the Scuttlebutt, miscellaneous other mailings, and initial stake money for the reunions.

The OVHO officers are shipmates and are volunteers and are not financially compensated for their time. The officers are elected at the annual business meeting and serve for a term of three years.

We the OVHO also make make “Charitable Contributions” as funding is available and approved by the membership. Normally these donations are discussed and voted on at business meetings.