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Marine Corps Air Transport Association (MCATA) Reunion, Sept 26-30, Ramada Express Hotel and Casino, Laughlin, Nevada. Contact: Ted Newman, 2601 Silverton Dr., Las Vegas, NV 89134; 702-242-5564.

585th Engr. Co. 5th Reunion, Feb. 22-24, 2008, Ramada Plaza Hotel, Kissimmee, Florida. Room reservations: 800-327-9170. Contact: Tom Garney, 480-982-7114; Dino585@msn.com

Criminal Investigations Division Agents Association, Oct. 10-14, Omni Bayfront Hotel, Corpus Christi, Texas. Contact: Federico “Fred” Trejo, 2854 Tumbleweed Dr., Corpus Christi, TX 78410; 361-946-3604;
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U.S.S. Thetis Bay (CVE-90/CVHA-1/LPH-6), Sept. 5-9, Newport, R.I. This is the 22nd reunion of the ship’s companies from both periods of service, 1943-46 and 1956-64. All hands invited. Contact: Dennis R. Moss, P.O. Box 65, Isle, MN 56342; 320-676-8940; drmoss@ecenet.com

Korean War Veterans Armistice Day Commemoration and Gathering, Korean War Veterans Memorial, The Mall, Washington, D.C., July 27. Musical program at 9 a.m. followed by formal ceremony at 10 a.m. Afternoon memorial service at Arlington National Cemetery. Festivities and related activities, Holiday Inn, Gaithersburg, Maryland, July 24-28. Contact (mall ceremony): J. Norbert Reiner, 6632 Kirkley Ave., McLean, VA 22101; 703-893-6316 or Jack Cloman (accomodations, events), 2702 Franklinville Rd., Joppa, MD 21085; 410-670-3898; 410- 670-3898 (fax).

4th Bn., 9th Inf. Reg., 25th Inf. Div. (Manchu), Sept 12-16, Memphis, Tenn. Contact: Stan and Rita Adams, 573-642-5250; theadamsfamily@ktis.net or sign up at website www.manchu.org

299th Combat Engineers, Brotherhood of Dak To Defenders mini-reunion and wreath laying, Nov. 9-11, Washington, D.C. Contact: Jay Gearhart, 231-922-3471; jaybird718@charter.net

Marine Air Groups Reunion, WWII to present, all service periods, all conflicts, Oct. 17-21, Branson, Missouri. Contact: James Jordan, 417-535-4945; james.m.jordan@Hughes.net or Bob Miller, 636-327-5854; mbobsue13@aol.com

DMZ to Delta Dance benefiting VVA Chapter 227, Nov. 10, Rosslyn Holiday Inn, 1900 N. Ft. Meyer Dr., Arlington, VA, 8 p.m. to midnight. This is the 19th annual dance, held this year in conjunction with the 25th Anniversary of The Wall. $30/person, cash bar, dancing, finger food, silent auction, 50/50 raffle, free parking, collectibles, and vets camaraderie. Pre-dance warm-up at 7 p.m. with cash bar/finger food in hotel’s Dogwood Room. Hosted by VVA Chapter 227, Dean K. Phillips Memorial Chapter, P.O. Box 5653, Arlington, VA 22205; 703- 912-1681. Contact: Jim Hewitt, 571-221-5565; chewitth@aol.com or visit website at www.geocities.com/vva227

Golf Co., 2/7 Marines (Vietnam Era), July 26-29, Holiday Inn National Airport Hotel, Arlington, Va. Contact: Travis Skaggs, 775-887-5652; tskaggs6@yahoo.com

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