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January/February 2004
 
 
 

Reunions

BY A VVA STAFF REPORT

Reunion of members of VMA 242, Cherry Point and Iwakuni, summer of 2004 in Denver. Contact: Bill Boyd, 14 Duane Ave., New City, NY 10956; Ginche@aol.com

509 Combat Eng. (P-B), Vietnam era, 1965-73. All past members are invited to St. Charles, Illinois, for a reunion in August 2004. Contact: Richard Trapp, 528 S. 10th, Geneva, NE 68361; 402-759-3659.

Graves Registration-Memorial Affairs
reunion scheduled for September 16-17 at Ft. Lee, Virginia. Contact: John Mastandrea; 845-623-7992; CAMJJM@aol.com

D-1-3, Vietnam, 1965-69, will hold its reunion June 3-6 in Las Vegas. Contact: Ray Kelley, P.O. Box 33852, Granada Hills, CA 91394-3852; 818-832-8631;
mgkm60@aol.com

Fox Co., 2nd Bn., 5th Marines Association reunion to be held in Reno on July 24 to August 1. Open to all who served with the unit. Contact: Chris Crown, 9 Alister Cr., E. Northport, NY 11731; 631-449-8739; Chris.Brown@xlinsurance.com, or Donna Henderson, 6201 Iroquois Tr., Stagecoach, NV 775-629-0081; www.2ndbn5thmarines.com

716th Military Police Vietnam reunion August 27-29 at Drawbridge Hotel, Ft. Mitchell, Cincinnati Airport. Contact: Duane Hursey, 520-550th St., Shelby, IA; 712-544-2662; jdeh@fmctc.com

Harbor Clearance Unit One/Navy Diver reunion, June 20-24, Clarion Charleston, Charleston, South Carolina. Contact: Dav Peterson, 410-257-2331; speterson@chesapeake.net

Operation LZ-Oceanside All Veterans Reunion, Melbourne Beach, Florida, April 21-25 at Holiday Inn Oceanside Resort, Indiatlantic, Florida. In conjunction with Florida 17th Annual Vietnam Veterans Reunion. For reservations: 800-465-4329, ask for Operation LZ-Oceanside II special rate. Contact: Terry Babler, W5889 Durst Rd., New Glarus, WI 53574; 608-527-2444; pointman1@tds.net or Rich Merlin, 909-785-9816

Operation LZ-Reno, 1st Sqadron, 1st Cavalry Association National Reunion and Americal Division National Reunion, June 24-27, Nugget Resort, Reno. For reservations: 800-648-1177. Contact: Terry Babler, W5889 Durst Rd., New Glarus, WI 53574; 608-527-2444; pointman1@tds.net

18th Annual Winterfest R&R for all veterans festival and reunion, New Glarus, Wisconsin, January 15-18. Contact: Bill Bacon, 608-527-2731, or Ron Lewis, 608-251-6411, or e-mail pointman1@tds.net

1st Battalion, 7th Marines reunion of those who served in Vietnam, June 3-6 in Las Vegas. Contact: Al Furbush, AFurb@aol.com or visit www.marzone.com/7thMarines/Rn0001.htm

Second reunion of USS Inchon Association will be held October 6-10, Hilton Norfolk Airport, Norfolk, Virginia, for all former sailors and Marines attached to to unit. Contact: David Fix, 1033 New Holland Ave., Lancaster, PA 17601; 717-203-4152; fixie@ptd.net or visit website www.ussinchon.com

USS Chicago CA 29, CA136, CG11, SSN721 reunion, April 27 to May 1, Seattle, Washington. Contact: S.P. Stewart, 1705 S227th Pl., Seattle, WA 98198-7639; 206-824-4814; backstay@mindspring.com or visit website www.usschicago.org

MCB 71 Seabees, all eras, 1966-75, reunion August 4-7, Providence/Davisville, Rhode Island, Sheraton Providence Airport. Contact: Jerry Montecupo E02, 412-373-3096; jmontecupo@adelphia.net

U.S. Army, 14th Combat Engineer Batalion Association reunion September 9-12, Louisville, Kentucky. Contact: Stanley H. Schwartz, 313 Hollow Creek Rd., Mount Sterling, KY 40353; 859-498-4567; shs313@mis.net

The various battalions of the 77th Field Artillery will gather April 22-25, Lawton Hotel and Convention Center. Contact: Doc Bosma, P.O. Box 141, Boonville, MO 65233-0141; 660-882-5390 or visit web site, www.77fa.org

USS Warrington (DD843) reunion for all shipmates and enlisted officers on September 9-12, Adam’s Mark Hotel, Buffalo, New York. Contact: Stan Prager, 4860 Mt. Rose Wy., Roseville, CA 95747; 916-791-6700; stashuman@aol.com

C-7a Caribou Association, 15th annual reunion, September 30 to October 2, includes the Commemorative Air Force air show. Hotel Reservations: MCM Elegante Hotel, Odessa, Texas. Reservations must be made prior to July 31 at 432-368-5885 or 866-362-5885. Contact: Jim Collier, 5607 Jolly Ct., Fair Oaks, CA 95628-2707; 916-966-4044; jascoll@pacbell.net or Bill Avon, 330-878-7451; veteran1@tusco.net or web site www.c-7acaribou.com

Looking for Army personnel who served with 2nd Bn., 94th Arty., the 175mm artillery unit that operated in I Corps, Vietnam, 1966-72, for a reunion on Labor Day 2004 in Washington, D.C. Contact: Martin S. McKnight, Box 125, McKnight Loop, Mason, Tn 38049; 901-867-9026; tractorgp@yahoo.com

Naval Mobile Construction Battalion Forty (MCB-40) and (NCB-40 WWII) reunion for all eras, April 14-19, at Nashville Sheraton Downtown Hotel, Nashville, Tennessee. Contact: Edward Holston, P.O. Box 112, Franklinville, NJ 08322; 1-856-875-1300; nmseabee40@aol.com

   

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