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December 2002



I served in Vietnam in 1969 and am trying to find out if there is a reunion of the 687th Eng. Landclears, 18th Bn., 35th Eng. Grp., being planned for the near future. Contact: David Young,

Proposed reunion for all past members or relatives of H Trp., 17th Cav., 198th LIB, Americal Div., 1967, to deactivation, September 1-5, Branson, Missouri. Contact: Ramon Vega, or Al Loomis, or Pete Martin,

Looking for anyone who served with "Suicide " Charley Co., 1st Bn., 7th Mar. Reg., 1st Mar. Div., Hill 55, 10, 22, 65, Happy Valley, Charlie Ridge, 1965-70, for a planned reunion in Gettsyburg, Pennsylvania, October 18-19. Contact: Al Furbush, 252-756-0374;

The USS Repose AH-16 will hold a reunion for all crews (China, Korea, and Vietnam), May 12-14, Best Western Mardi Gras Inn, Las Vegas. Contact: Harlan (Kirk) Kirkendall, 200 Marshall Drive, Clarksville, TN 37042; 931-645-6960;

Red Warriors, 1st Bn., 12th Inf., 4th Inf. Div., and Eng., Art., Hel., and others who supported the battalion, 1966-70, is having a reunion June 5-7 in Colorado. Contact: Harry Dilkes, 732-494-3572; 9 Morris Avenue, Edison, NJ 08837;

A Gathering of Transportation Veterans or anyone who served as part of or with any Army transportation unit anywhere in Vietnam and any interested friends. Event will be held June 11-15, Ft. Eustis, Virginia. Contact: Jim Rose, or Larry Fiandt, or

575th Supply Co., 96th Supply and Services Bn., Cam Ranh Bay, Vietnam, reunion September 27-28, Joplin, Missouri. Contact: Ron Demery, 106 Rocky Ln., Carl Junction, MO 64834; 417-623-7944; or

The 15th Combat Engineer Battalion Association will hold a reunion July 3-6, Holiday Inn University Plaza Hotel, Springfield, Missouri (417-864-7333 for reservations). Contact: Don Anderson, 281-373-5838, or

196th Light Infantry Brigade will hold its association reunion July 31 to August 3, Branson, Missouri. Contact: Warren Neill, 317-984-3853, or Roy Dolgos, 773-338-4005, or go to

Alpha Co., 1st Bn., 7th Mar. Reg. reunion May 30 to June 1, Riverwalk Marriott, San Antonio, Texas. Mention 1/7 Marines for special rates. Contact: Ron Fieseler, 512-288-6542; or Nat Holmes, 479-876-2872;

USS Davidson DE/Ff1045 reunion, October 9-11, Grand Country Inn, Branson, Missouri. Contact: Robert Schippers, 1519 1st St. North, Newton, IA 50208; 641-792-3930;

Hotel Co., 2nd Bn., 26th Mar. Reg. reunion, June 2-8, Heritage House Hotel, Cape Cod, Massachusetts. Contact: Bill Hancock, 2748 Moeller Dr., Hamilton, OH 45014; 513-738-5446;


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