DESANews is a tremendous benefit of
membership and is distributed quarterly. It is a great source for all the
latest news and events. The 20-plus pages of each issue contain:
Stories about wartime exploits, humor and other memorable moments
contributions, such as sea stories, remembrances
Individual ship reunion information
New Membership listings by ship
DESA Chapter information and events
The Annual DESA
Convention is held each Fall with details published in DESANews. If you have not planned your
ship reunion, why not have it in conjunction with the Convention.
the DESA office for details on planning your reunion. See the Archives for coverage of previous DESA conventions.There are many annual DE Reunions.
DESA keeps you informed of these events in DESANews and on this website!
Are you trying to locate a crewmember or fellow
shipmate? DESA offers its members a Shipmate Location service for a very nominal
fee. Also, you can post a message or search the messages on the DESA
Message/Bulletin Board. You can pay a lasting tribute to a shipmate, loved one,
crew or a special ship on the DESA
In Remembrance page.
Are you looking for information about a specific DE
and crewmembers, information about your family member's service aboard a
DE or military records? Find out How to Locate DE and Military Records.
Destroyer Escort History is the largest section of this web site.The pages include the history of the DE, a list of all DEs by name, hull number and class, DE Roll of Honor, photos, stories and much more. You can view hundreds
of ships photos, relive the memories or learn about life aboard
ship by viewing the DE Photo Library. Also, here you will find the largest and most up to date Links to
DE Web Sites on the Internet, as well as Related Links of
interest to DE enthusiast.
The DESA Board of Directors and
other supporters are always hard at work for you. Also, the DESA Ladies Auxiliary is an
important part of DESA. You are invited to join.
With so much information, this is a very large web site. If you have trouble navigating this site, try the Site Map for easy access to all pages.
Again, Come Aboard and Join Today! If you
would like more information or have a question, we are here to help. Send us email.