Membership of the USS L. Y. SPEAR
(AS-36) Association is available, as follows:
Any officer or enlisted personnel who
received official orders, either Permanent Change of Station or
Temporary Duty, and who served honorably aboard the USS L. Y. Spear is
eligible to apply for and be accepted as a member of the Association.
Membership in this category may be as a "Regular" or "Life" Member.
Regular Association dues are $25.00 for
the first year of membership (this is to offset the cost of the initial
membership packet to new members), with subsequent years at $15.00 per
year. Regular members may pay for up to two (2) years in advance along with their initial
or renewal payment. Regular membership expires at the 1 year
anniversary of your membership becoming effective, depending on how many
years you paid for at the time of application.
Life membership will be set at a one-time payment
Membership dues are used to cover the
ongoing costs for
newsletters, mailing expenses, and maintaining the Association
website, as well as to offset costs associated with our annual reunions.
All former Commanding Officers of the
USS L. Y. Spear are eligible for and will receive all benefits of Life
Membership, with their Association dues being waived.