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U.S.S. Forrest B. Royal (DD-872), June 24-27, Warwick, R.I. Contact: Ron Larsen, 1240 Franklin St., Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494; 715-423-8905; mosbyusn@wctc.net

Kilo Co., 3rd Bn., 7th Marine Regt., (Vietnam) reunion Sept. 16-20, Portland, Ore. Contact: Harry Smith, 870-489-3123; smitty@kilo37.com or William Rolke, 262-780-0993; Wrolke@wi.rr.com

3650th Military Training Wing, Sampson AFB, Oct. 3-6, Rochester (N.Y.) Holiday Inn (Airport). All personnel, permanent party, and students invited. Contact: Walt Steesy, P.O. Box 299, Interlaken, NY 14847; 607-532-4204; SamAFBvet@aol.com

Bird Dog Units, all eras, hosted by the Veterans of the 183rd Aviation Company (Seahorses), Cheyenne Mountain Resort, Colorado Springs, Sept. 9-12. Contact: John Fischer, 6163 South Marion Ave., Tulsa, OK 74136; 918-493-6235; John_Fischer@worldnet.att.net

299th Combat Engineer Bn., the Dak To Defenders, July 28-31, at the Radisson Hotel, 120 South Wildwood Dr., Branson, Mo. Contact: Jay Gearhart, 231-922-3471; jaybird718@charter.net or visit web site at www.daktoreunion.com

9th Engineer Bn. USMC Annual Reunion, May 30-June 3, Victor, N.Y. Contact: Herb Shaw, 912-424-9084; hshaw@bellsouth.net

Saigon Mission Association, U.S. Embassy/DAO 35th Reunion, April 30-May 1, Le Méridien Hotel, San Francisco. Military, civilian, and contractors welcome. Contact: John Guffey, 405-799-7379; john.guffey@netzero.com or visit web site at www.saigonmsn.org

168th Engr. Bn. (Combat), May 13-16, Omaha. Contact: Bob Ekdahl, 402-496-0688;rekdahl@tcon1.com

Communications Technicians, Da Nang (NAVSECGRUACT) reunion planned in early 2010. Contact: Mike Barnowski, wilduxdat@aol.com

25th Military Police Co., Sept. 12, Lexington, Ky. All eras welcome. Contact: Sanford or Sue Baker, 260-589-3119; sdsbaker@enbarqmail.com

220th Reconnaissance Airplane Co. (RAC, the “Catkillers”), June 25-26, Hyatt Regency Penn’s Landing, 201 S. Columbus Blvd., Philadelphia. Reunion ceremony aboard the U.S.S. New Jersey (BB-62), 6-10 p.m., June 26. Contact: Charles W. Bruton, Jr., 521 E. Lancaster Ave., Downington, PA 19335; 610-518-3900; 610-518-3880 (fax); BBruton@brutonfinancial.com

U.S.S. Taylor (DD/DDE 468), October 18-22, New Orleans. Open to all sailors from 1942-1969. Family members invited. Contact: Otto Zipf, 11020 Winding Brook Ct., Manassas, VA 20111; 703-257-5474; pozipf@earthlink.net

42d M.P. Group (Customs)  and its predecessor unit 7751st M.P. Customs Unit, June 8-12, 2011, Fort Lewis. Open to all officers, men, and women who served from 1968-1994. Contact: Mike Austing, 2917 Eastport Rd. S.E., Dennison, OH 44621; 740-229-7213; michaelausting@att.net

 

 

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