Saint Johns, Florida 32259

(727) 4-USNBJA











This website is dedicated to all who proudly served as a Beach Jumper...





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LT Roy S. Coutinho, BJU1
SN/1c John Harris, BJU11
DC3 Robert Woodruff, BJU1
RMSN Wayne Larry, BJU2
RM3 Dorsey L. Gower, BJU2
RM2 Craig Wert, BJU2
EN3 Ronnie Williams, BJU1
SK3 Loren Hanks,

LT William Lamm, BJU1

SN Larry Marlatt, BJU2

RM2 Larry Goodreau, BJU1
RD3 Ernest Moore, BJU2








The link for

Annual Dues for 2017 is available,


Pay my 2017 dues online now

dues is requested by Jan. 31st each year.
Dues cards for 2017 will be mailed in January

Members in arrears must pay both 2016 and 2017 to be brought back in good standing for 2017.

A link is provided on the 2017 dues page
to pay for 2016.


1. The Admin Office has rec'd many applications during the past year, however many of the applicants have not sent in the required $25.00 initial process fee (which is applied to the first year or portion of first year dues) and therefore the application is sitting dormant. If you have applied and not heard anything back, this may be the reason. Applications will not be processed without the application fee, this includes new members age 80 or older. 


2. Regarding dues, a member is listed as not in good standing after a dues lapse of one year. Members not in good standing must pay two years dues to be reinstated to good standing status. Some members have sent in a new application thinking that this step can be by-passed. If you have a member number on file (since our inception) you cannot become a new member, you just need to pay up the two years dues. This rule was voted in by the membership in October 2009.

3.Regular members 80 years of age or older, are dues exempt members at their discretion. To those members who are 80+ and continue to pay annually, we appreciate your contribution.

First time applicants 80 years or older, must pay the initial $25.00 application fee.  ( email your DOB for this dues exemption to )




a spectacular end to our 75th Anniversary Reunion, May 18-21, 2017


WDW Coronado Springs Resport, Orlando, Florida


May 18-21, 2017..."It's back to Coronado"


there are more photos on our Facebook group at:





9"x12"  Mahogony personalized

commemorative plaques being offered to


members, click here for more information


on ordering process.




(notified 4/3/17)



Death notices are posted for 30 days from the date the association is notified.

The BJA Memorial page has some newly updated personal page

links of some of our members who have passed away.
here to view.
If you have information on a deceased member who does not have a personal memorial page, send it to and one will be created.




3/6/17 Cafepress is no longer the ships store for the USNBJA. We will be entering into an

agreement with a licensed vendor but unfortunately not in time for the 2017 reunion.







Beach Jumpers

were U.S. Navy tactical cover and deception units which were organized under Admiral H.K. Hewitt, then Commander of Amphibious Forces and all U.S. Naval Forces in Northwest African waters and the Western Mediterranean.

The concept for Beach Jumpers came about as a result of then Lieutenant Douglas Fairbanks Jr., the Hollywood actor turned naval officer during World War II and having been detached from "Blue Water" duty on the high seas and assigned to duty with British Admiral Lord Louis Mountbatten and the Combined Operations Commandos in England.



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