Kevin Wayne Yokum - Served
on Horne '92-'94
Memorial Links: CLICK
HERE - AND
Killed in Pentagon Terrorist Attack Sept 11, 2001
aboard USSHorne.net, dedicated to those who served onboard Horne and home to what
has to be the most extensive Horne related photo library on the World Wide Web.
USSHorne.net helps bring to life memories of what was truly one of the finest warships
ever to sail the oceans of the world. I created this site to make finding Horne shipmates
easier. I figure if somebody's searching the Net for USS Horne info they will eventually
wind up here. So far it seems to be working.
The next All-Hands Horne Reunion
will be held in June, 2012 in Hot Springs National Park, Arkansas. Mike Hale
and David Hunt are organizing this reunion. For details about the Horne 2012
Reunion CLICK HERE.
The most recent USS Horne Reunion was
held in Rapid City, South Dakota. Marvin Bonnet (BM1 - In Horne 1975-1976)
and Greg Masie (BTFN 1973-1977) were organizers. Read all about it on the
The 1st ever Horne reunion took place in San Diego September 28th
through October 1st, 2003. Rufus Reaves was
President of the Reunion Committee. More than 140 attended. It was a fantastic reunion.
Read about it HERE.
If you're looking for a long lost Horne shipmate, visit the USS Horne Online Deck Log. If you'd like to be listed on the deck
log, visit the SIGN-IN page. Nobody will
be able to find you if you're not on the log. If you're looking for a shipmate, you may
also be interested in the "locator" links I have posted on the left side of this
The USSHorne.net Multimedia Section
features historical Horne video and audio clips. Watch and Listen as Horne History comes
Those wishing to contribute financially to USSHorne.net can do so by paying $10
annual or $30 lifetime dues. For more information, visit the Dues
Stay up to date on Horne related news and events by subscribing to the Horne
Digital Telegraph. It's a free email newsletter that will include Horne news,
updates on possible future reunions and information about the status of Horne plus lots of
other interesting Navy stuff. Click here for
Be sure to visit the Photo Page.
Thanks to the many contributions from those who have served in Horne, USSHorne.net now
boasts the most extensive Horne related Photo Library on the Web. If you would like to
contribute to the Horne Photo Library, please review the photo
Visit the Ship's Store! You can
purchase T-Shirts, Sweat Shirts, Mugs, even Boxer Shorts for both CG-30 and DLG-30 crew
members. 100% Satisfaction Guaranteed and delivery in approximately 7 to 10 days. All
profit (aprox $1 per item) will help keep USSHorne.net afloat.
Take a fascinating trip back in time in the Horne
History Section. It's loaded with Horne facts, figures, history and more.
Make sure you visit the special Commissioning, Welcome
Aboard, and Decommissioning sub-sections.
A detailed list of Horne Awards and Ribbons is now posted in the Awards
section. This includes, if known, award dates as per OPNAV
To the left of this page you'll find dozens of Horne and Navy related
links. And if you're interested in purchasing Horne related items, visit the links toward
the bottom of the page. Note: With the exception of the Horne Ship's Store link, I receive
no compensation from nor do I have any affiliation with any of the links listed. They are
here for your convenience only.
towed to an area near the Hawaiian Islands where she
served as a target ship during RIMPAC 2008. CLICK HERE to
visit the Sink-Ex page. Since 1994, Horne had been sitting quietly in Suisun (pronounced
soo-soon) Bay in Benicia, California near San
Francisco. It was part of the mothball fleet. See
Zoom in to see the ships. If you ever rent the
Movie Down Periscope,
there are a few scenes filmed at Suisun in which the Cruisers can be seen in the
background. I served on Horne a little under 3 years, including a grueling yard period in
Long Beach. I couldn't help but think about the millions of man hours that went into
Horne since before her keel being laid in 1962 right up to her decommissioning
32 years later in 1994. Horne
now sits empty and alone on the floor of the Pacific Ocean north of the
island of Kauai, Hawaii.
Perhaps this site will help keep the memory or
Horne alive by providing a place where Horne sailors can reunite and remember a great
If you have questions or comments, feel free to email me.
USS Horne '89-'91
This site was created by Joe Westerberg, former
IC1 (SW) on Horne '89-'91.