August 2009, a group of passionate Seattle sailors formed the USS Seattle (AOE-3) Veteran's Association for the reasons below. Click on "USS Seattle Gallery" for more info.
A. To organize, preserve, strengthen, promote interest, camaraderie, and communication among its members through personal contact, committees, and periodic reunions.
B. To renew and expand the friendships gained in the service of our country as shipmates of the USS SEATTLE.
C. To establish a social organization not officially associated with any military establishment.
D. To promote the memory of all who perished in the service of their country.
E. To establish and maintain unclassified records of the operations of USS SEATTLE and her crewmembers throughout her tenure as a unit of the United States Navy.