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March / April 2009

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March / April 2009


1st Heavy Artillery Rocket Battery (“Honest John”), May 14-19, Town
and Country Resort, San Diego. Contact: Mike Meade, 8723 Westbrook Dr., Boise, ID 83704; 208-377-3806; marinemike1@juno.com

15th Combat Engr. Bn., in conjunction with units of the 9th Inf. Div. and Navy units that participated in the Vietnam Delta as part of the Mobile Riverine Force (MRF), Sept. 2-6, Adam’s Mark Hotel, Indianapolis. Hotel reservation phone 317-248-2481. Hospitality room means we need to collect $10 per person attending. Contact: Donald E. Anderson, 15th Combat Engrs. Bn. Association, 112 N. River Oaks Dr., Burnet, TX 78611; 512-756-7960; 713-854-5539; www.15thcombatengineers.org or www.mrfa.org

84th Engineer Bn. Construction Group (Vietnam), June 25-28, San Antonio. Contact: Richard Sharp, 314-821-8640; kwagnersha@aol.com

Lima Co. 3/1, July 8-12, Days Inn—Inner Harbor, Baltimore. Contact: R. Devereaux Slingluff, 410-821-7829.

Vietnam Guntruckers and all associated transportation units, Aug. 4-8, Pigeon Forge, Tenn. Contact: Larry Fiandt, 269-720-2232; driver523rd@aol.com or John Dodd, 434-724-1469; dodd@gamewood.net

4th Bn., 39th Inf., 9th Inf. Div., (Vietnam 1966-69), June 18-20, Indianapolis. Contact: Jim Haines, 303-809-1815; lzblackhawk439@pocketmail.com

7th Communications Bn., 1st MARDIV (Vietnam Era), June 24-26, San Antonio. Contact: John Goulet, 805-641-0950; john7thcomm@gmail.com

VVA “Buckeye” (Ohio) State Council Golf Outing, May 2, Forrest E. Everhart Golf Course, 17273 State Rt. 104 North, Chillicothe, Ohio. Rain date May 9. Registration at 12 noon with match start at 1 p.m. $50/person includes greens fee, lunch, door prizes, two riding carts per team, on-course refreshments, trophies to top three finishers. Four person scramble, bring your team, handicap info available on request. Contact: Dave Holland, 740-601-2230; dlholland@bright.net

19th Combat Engineer Bn. Association and attached units (Vietnam), Sept. 11-12, Waynesville City Park, Waynesville, Mo. Contact: Tom Ebrite, 765-286-4906; s2snoopy@comcast.net or John Hack, 219-947-2363; silverjon3@yahoo.com or Web: www.19engrvn.org

1st Bn., 8th Cav., 1st Air Cav. Div. (Vietnam), July 29-Aug. 2, Minot International Inn, Minot, N.D. Contact: James Knafel, 5510 E. 500 South, Columbia City, IN 46725; 260-244-3864; jjknafel@myvine.com

U.S.S. Cascade (AD-16), Sept. 23-27, Sleep Inn, Norfolk, Va. Hotel reservation number: 757-623-4400. Contact: Barb Kennovin, 176 Teal Dr., Millsboro, DE 19966; Bob Croghan, 7827 Cassia Ct., St. Louis, MO 63123; 314-954-7801.

3rd Marine Division Association, Aug. 25-30, El Tropicana Riverwalk Hotel, San Antonio. Anyone who served with, was attached to, or served in support of 3rd MARDIV at any time since its formation on Sept. 16, 1942, and their families, are invited. Contact: Jeffrey Dement, 23830 W. Ottawa St., Plainfield, IL 60544; 815-436-3783; 815-354-4555 (cell); jeffdement@aol.com or online at www.caltrap.com

46th Engr. Bn., Sept. 10-13, Kansas City, Mo.. All invited who served with the battalion. Contact: Vern Nelson, 715-886-3290.

Proud Americans 2nd/32nd F.A. of Vietnam, May 14-17, Marriott O’Hare, Chicago. Contact: Ralph H. Jones, 937-289-3482; rjones2u@aol.com

592nd Transportation “Desert Rats” (Camh Ranh Bay 1967-68), Sept. 12-19, Branson, Mo. Contact: Marvin Triggs, Jr., 416 Lodi St., Syracuse, NY 13203; 315-474-0553; mtriggsjr@aol.com

101st Airborne Division Association, Sept. 9-13, Hampton, Va. Registration fees vary, events include golf scramble and ladies tea and fashion show. Contact: Jim Shamblen, P.O. Box 7475, Hampton, VA 23666; 757-838-5654; slick77@cox.net

299th Combat Engr Bn. (Brotherhood of Dak To Defenders), July 23-25, Crowne Plaza Hotel, 1960 Chain Bridge Rd., Tyson’s Corner, McLean, Va. Contact: Jay Gearhart; 231-922-3471; jaybird718@charter.net www.daktoreunion.com

9th Eng. Bn., May 27-31, New Orleans. Contact: Herb Shaw, 912-427-7419, hshaw@bellsouth.net

U.S.S. Ault (DD-698), April 29-May 4, San Antonio. Contact: Scott McLean 3279 Upper 75th St. East, Inver Grove Hgts., MN 55076; 651-253-3068; encsmclean@aol.com

101st Airborne, B 2/501 (1967-72), July 16-18, Kalamazoo, Mich. Contact: Leo “Doc” Flory, 269-423-8115.

Thailand Laos Cambodia Brotherhood, Oct. 1-3, Cape Canaveral, Fla. Contact: Mike Vale, 873 Nevin St., Akron, OH 44310; 330-256-1866; mevale762@aol.com or online at www.tlc-brotherhood.org

Swift Boat Sailors Association, June 24-28, Jacksonville, Fla. Contact: Gene Hart, 3941 Laurelwood Dr., Jacksonville, FL 32257; 904-880-6412, presidentsbsa@swiftboats.org or online at www.swiftboats.org

30th Field Artillery Regt. Association (“Hard Chargers”), June 17-21, Holiday Inn Express, Nashville. Contact: John Hoetker; 518-377-9420; www.hardchargers.com

U.S.S. Enterprise (CVAN/CVN-65) Association, July 15-18, Idaho Falls, Idaho. Contact: Bob Seal, bobseal@cableone.net or www.cvan-cvn-65.org

335th Radio Research Co., 9th Inf. Div., MRF, Can Tho (Mekong Delta), April 30-May 2. Invitation open to all 9th Inf. Div., USA Security Agency, NSA, and civilians who served in Vietnam. Contact: John R Trask; 386-503-7009; jrtrask1950@cfl.rr.com

3-506th (101st Airborne Div.), Vietnam Era only, August 18-23, Nashville. Radisson Hotel. Contact: Jerry Berry, jerryberry@currahee.org or online at www.currahee.org

Saigon Mission Association, US Embassy/DAO, May 1-2, Best Western Hotel and Conference Center, Baltimore. Military, civilians, and contractors welcome. Contact: John Guffey; 405-799-7379; john.guffey@netzero.net or online at www.saigonmsn.org

U.S.S. Harry E. Hubbard (DD-748), July 26-30, Green Bay, Wisc. Contact: John Kraft, 262-538-4218; jkraft1@wi.rr.com or online at www.dd748.org

D/2/16, 1st Inf. Div., 1967-68, July 10-12, Woodstock, Ill. Contact: Don Dignan, 16485 Pollyanna, Livonia, MI 48154; 734-525-0157; dondignan@sbcglobal.net

U.S.S. Newport News (CA-148), April 30-May 3, Sheraton Baton Rouge, Baton Rouge, La. Contact: Tom Boggs; 225-296-5115; tomboggs@uss-newport-news.com

162nd Ord. Detachment GMDS (Nike Ajax) and HHB DSP 5th Bn. (Nike Hercules), 6th Air Def. Arty., for all vets who served at Hoppstaedten, Neubruecke, or H.D. Smith Barracks (Germany). Oct. 19-21, Gatlinburg, Tenn. Contact: Richard “Vince” Vincell, 913-782-1939; rvincesr@sbcglobal.net

7th Bn., 8th Arty. Association, Oct 15-18, Shilo Inn Suites, Killeen, Texas. Contact: John Osborne, 101 CR 138A, Burnet, TX 78611; 512-715-8395; shadeosborne@aol.com or online at www.7th8th-arty.com

328th Radio Research Co., May 14-17, Four Points Sheraton, Kansas City Airport, Kansas City, Mo. Contact: Thomas Heiser; tsheiser@wctc.net

NCS Londonderry, Northen Ireland (1941-1977), Sept. 17-20, Charleston, S.C. Contact: Dennis Kolodziej, 734-753-5790; ford427@peoplepc.com

U.S.S. Polk County (LST-1084), Oct. 5-8, Circus-Circus, Reno, Nev. Contact: Lloyd King, 10412 Enger St., Bakersfield, CA 93312; 661-589-1757; lloydking3@sbcglobal.net or online at www.usspolkcounty.com/

6994th Security Squadron (USAFSS), Detachments 1, 2, & 3, Oct. 15-18, Nashville. Contact: Richard Krejsa, 615-791-9012; rkrejsa@bellsouth.net

71st Transportation Bn., June 24-27, Holiday Inn Select Opryland-Airport/
Briley Pkwy, 2200 Elm Hill Pike, Nashville. Contact: David McNaught; 562-743-1431; davidmcnaught61@hotmail.com or www.allanfurtado.com

585th Engineer Company (Vietnam Era), Oct. 5-9, Plaza Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas. Contact: Tom Garney, 480-982-7114 ; dino585@msn.com or Ken Seymour, 352-527-3200; eagle585@tampabay.rr.com or online at www.585thengrco.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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