USS Forrestal CVA/CV/AVT-59 Association
"Remember the Spirit"

About the USS FORRESTAL Association:

The USS FORRESTAL Association is a non-profit veterans organization established in 1990, our current membership has grown to over 3000 members. Our organization is committed to preserving the memory and spirit of the USS FORRESTAL. Bottom line is, the association is about memories. Our activities not only focus on those happy events we all like to remember, but we also take time to bid farewell to association members who have passed on and to remember shipmates who made the ultimate sacrifice.

Status of the USS-FORRESTAL:

USS-Forrestal Dismantle - Final Journey - February 18 2014
On 4 Feb 2014, the USS FORRESTAL AVT-59 was towed from the former Philadelphia Naval Shipyard, Philadelphia, PA; enroute to All Star Medals, Brownsville, TX for disposal. On 18 Feb 2014, the USS FORRESTAL AVT-59 arrived at All Star Medals, Brownsville, TX for disposal.

Video of FORRESTAL's arrival:
Video Tribute to USS FORRESTAL:
Status of USS FORRESTAL photo slideshow:
Click here to view the disposal of USS FORRESTAL slideshow

Executive Committee

Volunteer Committees

How do I join?

If you are a former crew member (including ships company, Marines, and Air Wing personnel attached to the ship) and would like to join the USS FORRESTAL Association please fill out the application or use the membership wizard, then print and send it to the address on the bottom. If you don't have a printer, click on the membership chairman's email link at the top of this page or use our online contact form and request a copy be mailed to you.

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About this web site

The USS FORRESTAL web site was "launched" in June 1996 and has been sponsored by the USS FORRESTAL Association, Inc. since February 1997.

The "News", "Links", "Guestbook", "Contact", "Cart", "Memberships" and other resources are moderated by the FORRESTAL Association's executive board members. The updates, deletions and modifications are soley up to the descretion of the executive board members.