The USS WASP ASSOCIATION is proud to announce a fund raising campaign to MOUNT a PLAQUE, for the USS WASP - LHD-1, on the PLAQUE WALL of the THE UNITED STATES NAVY MEMORIAL, in Washington DC.
The effort is being led by William Sauer, Plank Owner from LHD-1 and long standing members from the USS Wasp Association.
The campaign has been named;
HELP PUT LHD-1 ONTO THE US NAVY’s NATIONAL MEMORIAL PLAQUE WALL!!
The total cost of the project will be, approximately, $4000. All funds collected will be put into a bank account dedicated to the management of the project. A strict audit trail of all disbursements will be established following generally accepted accounting procedures.
To make a donation go to: (USSWASPASSOCIATION.ORG )and click on the LINK “SEND LHD-1 TO THE NATIONAL MEMORIAL” at the bottom of the page. Fill in the details of your donation and a receipt will be immediately sent to you via e-mail. As we are a Non-Profit your donation is tax deductible.
LHD-1 will be the THIRD WASP to have her name up on the PLAQUE WALL of the UNITED STARES NAVY MEMORIAL. USS WASP CV-7, torpedoed and sunk in WWII and USS WASP CV/CVA/CVS18 (1943-1972) are currently represented in our NATION’s NAVY MEMORIAL.
Please consider making a donation to carry on the PLAQUE TRADITION and to ensure LHD-1 is enshrined, forever, to memorialize all those who served on the MIGHTY WASPS of the UNITED STATES NAVY!
William Sauer LHD-1 Plank Owner, Bob Allan USS Wasp Association - Chairman