2016 USS L. Y. SPEAR (AS-36) Association Reunion

Join us in Buffalo/Niagara Falls!


Join us in 2016 as we "Shuffle off to Buffalo!"  We are still in the process of setting up tours and activities, so keep checking back as more details become available.   

See you in Buffalo



September 7-11, 2016



Millennium Hotel Buffalo

2040 Walden Avenue

Cheektowaga, NY  14225


Room Rates*:

$105/Night for Deluxe (2 beds or 1 king) Room

$115/Night for Courtyard Room

$155/Night for One Bedroom King Suite

Rates are subject to all current local taxes and include a 15% discount off the breakfast menu each morning.



Phone:  800-323-3331 or 716-681-2400

* When making your hotel reservation, be sure to mention that you are with the USS L. Y. SPEAR Reunion to receive the special negotiated rates.  These rates are also good for 3 days prior to the reunion and 3 days immediately following the reunion. 


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The hotel reservation cut-off date is 5:00 pm (eastern) on Friday, August 5th to get the negotiated room rate.  After that date, the rooms will be released back into the hotel's inventory and you may not get a room or the discounted rate. 

PLEASE NOTE: There are only a limited number of rooms reserved for our group at this special price, so please make your reservations as soon as possible.  There are other events going on at the hotel during our reunion and the rooms will sell out quickly. 

* * * HOTEL BONUS * * *

If you make your hotel reservations by Friday, July 8th, your name will be entered into a drawing to have one night's stay during the reunion for FREE!  The drawing will be held at the final evening banquet, and you must be present to win.

* * * 

Please note:  This hotel does have a Debit Card Policy. Please contact the hotel directly if you need more information or further clarification on their Debit Card Policy. 




If you will be flying to the reunion, you will want to fly into Buffalo Niagara International Airport (airport code BUF).  The airport is about 4 miles from the hotel. 

Complimentary shuttle service is available from the hotel to the airport, Depew Amtrak Station, and Walden Galleria Mall.  Please contact the hotel in advance to arrange to be picked up at the airport.


Keep checking back for more information.  As soon as we have finalized the activities and events, we will make the Reunion Registration Form available.








Any questions?  Check out "What to Expect at a USS L. Y. SPEAR Reunion".

If you still have questions or need assistance in submitting your Registration Form, please contact Patty Kelso by phone at 913-677-1837 or via email at pattykelso@usslyspear.org.

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See you in Buffalo!!


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Past Reunions

Click here for 2015 Reunion - Virginia Beach, VA

Click here for 2014 Reunion - Chicago, IL

Click here for 2013 Reunion - Jacksonville, FL

Click here for 2012 Reunion - New England

Click here for 2011 Reunion - Branson, MO

Click here for 2010 Reunion - Norfolk, VA

Click here for 2008 Reunion - Washington DC

Click here for 2007 Reunion - Charleston, SC

Click here for 2006 Reunion - Virginia Beach, VA

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