About Us & Our By Laws
The name of our organization is the
Bon Homme Richard Shipmates Association. This is an association of shipmates who served on board the aircraft carrier USS Bon Homme Richard CV / CVA 31
Our purpose through this Association is to preserve our ships place in naval history and afford opportunities of communication, recreation and perpetuate the camaraderie that developed among the men who served on this proud ship. This Association is non-profit, non-sectarian and non-political. We are filed under the IRS Tax Code 501 (c) 19.
The Association was founded by Ralph Pound in 1985.
To read the By Laws click on this link