It’s time! REGROUPEX 17 is now officially less than two months away, so it’s time to step up and put your money where your mouth is. You guessed it! Registration time!

It’s not enough to say you want to be there, it’s now time to commit.

The way you commit is easy. Simply visit the website. On every page, that’s right, you don’t even have to log in, but on every page you’ll see a series of four or five modules (like those shown above) in the right hand column that start with the words “REGROUPEX 17.

Choose the desired module, and click REGISTER. You will be taken off-site to the secure “SSN 680” Paypal page where you can pay your registration fee with Paypal if you have an account, or with any credit or debit card if you don’t. Couldn’t be easier.

Paypal will confirm your payment and return you to the website, and I will update your registration status on the REGROUPEX 17 >> Attendance Plans >> Attending page.

Make sure you pick the correct Register button for your situation.

Shipmate and Spouse - $125.00 USD
Shipmate Only - $100.00 USD
Spouse Only - $25.00 USD

What do you get for your registration? Well, access to the hospitality suite, and refreshments of varied alcoholic and non-alcoholic type, as well as a little gedunk to munch on, for one. Plus, every shipmate will receive a Bates REGROUPEX 17 ball cap, courtesy of sponsors Miles & Donna Bradley, Scott Elder, and Ron Squiers! If things go as planned, not to say they won’t, but each will also receive a U.S.S William H. Bates/REGROUPEX 17 challenge coin as a treasured reminder of the halcyon days in Orlando sharing stories, catching up, and making new friends at REGROUPEX 17!

I would also encourage you to register for the USSVI convention here, and join here if you aren’t yet a member.

If you would rather pay by an antique paper draft sometimes referred to as a check, gold bullion, or real property, please contact me via email using the Contact Us link and I’ll send you an address for mailing your payment.


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REGROUPEX 17 - Shipmate & Spouse

REGROUPEX 17 registration for one shipmate (primary) & spouse: $125 USD


REGROUPEX 17 - Shipmate Only

REGROUPEX 17 registration for one shipmate (primary only): $100 USD


REGROUPEX 17 - Spouse Only

REGROUPEX 17 registration for one spouse only: $25 USD


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