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Coming to town for the 25th Anniversary celebration of the dedication of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington over Veterans Day Weekend? Join Chapter 958 at their Vietnam Veterans Welcome Home Dinner Dance on Friday, November 9, at 7 p.m., at the NDW Catering and Conference Center, 1454 Parsons Avenue, S.E., at the Washington Navy Yard. The cost is $50 for a complete dinner buffet. For more information, call Thomas Kent at 202-391-2151.

19th DMZ to Delta Dance, November 10, Rosslyn Holiday Inn, 1900 N. Fort Myer Dr., Arlington, VA 22209, 8 p.m.-midnight, $30 per person, cash bar, dancing, finger food, silent auction, 50/50 raffle, free parking, Vietnam veteran camaraderie and veterans collectibles. Pre-dance warmup at 7 p.m. with cash bar and finger food in the hotel’s Dogwood Room. Hosted by Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 227, Dean K. Phillips Memorial Chapter, P.O. Box 5653, Arlington, VA 22205; 703-912-1681. Contact: Jim Hewitt, 703-807-2000; 800-368-3408; or visit website at

Reunion location change:
USMC Air Transport Association 2007 reunion site has been changed to River Palms Resort and Casino, Laughlin, Nev., Sept. 26-30. Contact: Ted Newman, 2601 Silverton Dr., Las Vegas, NV 89134; 702-242-5564.

U.S.S. Nimitz (CVN-68) Association, June 19-22, 2008, in Nashville. Searching for all shipmates, including ship’s company, staff, squadrons, and detachments. Contact: Joe Brunner, 619-466-2132; or

321st Trans. Co. (“Can Do” Co.) Reunion of Long Binh veterans from 1967-69, September 2008, Bar Harbor, Maine. Contact: John Hayde, 816-863-3553; Jerry Bernier, 207- 282-2708; or Chuck Roberts, 785-271-5969.

E Co. (Recon), 1/6th 198th Light Inf. Bde., Americal Division, June 8-14, 2008, Basswood Resort, Platte City, Mo. Contact: Jim Brown, 3704 Longhorn Acres St., Cedar Park, TX 78613; 512-773-8274.

14th Transportation Bn., Nov 7-9, 2008. Looking for anybody who served with the battalion in any capacity in the Vietnam Era. Contact: Dan Quackenbush, 315-638-6930;

Co. C, 169th Engr. Bn., Vietnam Era, April 25-28, 2008, at Pigeon Forge, Tenn. Contact: Louis Teleky, 919-362-5370;

3rd Medical Battalion, 3rd Marine Div., May 2008, Charleston, S.C. Reunion of Vietnam veterans from 1967-1969. Contact: Al Naar,

U.S.S. Estes (AGC-12) Association, Covington, Ky., Oct 10-14 2007. All shipmates and flag crews invited who served between 1943-1969. Room reservations: Holiday Inn Riverfront, 600 W. 3rd St., Covington, Ky.; 859-291-4300. See website for further information:

366th Fighter Association, WWII-present. All years, all assigned units. October 11-15, Dallas/Ft. Worth. All former members of the 366th and attached units are cordially invited. Contact: John France, 817-860-2780;

U.S.S. Estes AGC-12 will be in Covington, Ky., Oct. 10-14. All ships mates and flag crews from 1943 to 1969 invited to a reunion. Contact: Pat Burns, or see website,


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