USS Ponchatoula Shipmates Association

AOG 38   AO 148   TAO 148



Painting by Huntzinger, 2003, copyrighted.

Commissioned by the USS Ponchatoula Shipmates Association and presented to the City of Ponchatoula, LA.





We are looking for our long lost shipmates and would enjoy having you join the Association. The only requirement for membership is that you have served on the USS Ponchatoula AOG-38, AO-148 or TAO-148 as USN or USNS. Membership dues are $20 for 2 years, payable in June. 

Members will receive our newsletter, may attend reunions, and buy Ponchatoula hats, shirts and other memorabilia at discounted pricing. You will also receive a roster of our members including contact information. For more information go to our FAQ page below. 


To join, please send your completed membership application and your dues check payable to USS Ponchatoula Shipmates Association to Pete Ablanczy, our Treasurer.  Sorry, but we are not set up to accept credit card payments.


Pete's address is:

Pete Ablanczy

5475 S. Ceylon Way

Centennial, CO 80015                             

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