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USS Belle Grove LSD-2/USS Epping Forest LSD-4/MCS-7

Welcome to the USS Belle Grove-USS Epping Forest Web Site. We are in a new phase of our joint web page and will try to build it for the enjoyment of all our shipmates. 


To keep both the USS Belle Grove LSD-2 and the USS Epping Forrest LSD-4/MCS-7 organizations a vibrante group with updates on events and current news of both ships. 

2022 Annual Reunion in Boston, MA

Sunday 7/17/2022 thru 7/23/22

There are currently no restrictions in Boston pertaining to the Corona Virus

Here's your reservation link your guests can use to make reservations:

Book your group rate for USS BELLE GROVE REUNION

You will find the information for your online reservation link below. If you have questions or need help with the link, please do not hesitate to ask. We appreciate your business and look forward to a successful event.

Event Summary:


Start Date: Friday, July 15, 2022

End Date: Sunday, July 24, 2022

Last Day to Book: Sunday, June 26, 2022

Hotel(s) offering your special group rate:

  • Courtyard Boston Woburn/Boston North for 139 USD per night

Book your group rate for USS BELLE GROVE REUNION


News and Notes



Lowell Chadwick 3/12/2021

Onboard 02/19/1955 to 09/25/1957

Life Member of the USS Belle Grove LSD-2 Assn.

 Luis G. CdeBaca MM3  8/27/2021

Onboard 08/17/1944 to 10/07/45


Reunion Photo's

Jake performing the National Anthem 

Lester, John, Darrel Together we served.

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