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January/February 2004



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;

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;

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;

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;, or Donna Henderson, 6201 Iroquois Tr., Stagecoach, NV 775-629-0081;

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;

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

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; 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;

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

1st Battalion, 7th Marines reunion of those who served in Vietnam, June 3-6 in Las Vegas. Contact: Al Furbush, or visit

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; or visit website

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; or visit website

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;

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;

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,

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;

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; or Bill Avon, 330-878-7451; or web site

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;

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;


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