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July 2004



ACG Flagship Alliance reunion, Peabody, Massachusetts, September 12-16. Contact: Mary Kenierim,

183rd Aviation Company (Seahorses) is having a reunion at the Marriott Riverwalk Hotel, San Antonio, Texas, September 16-19. Contact: John Fischer, 6163 South Marion Ave., Tulsa, OK 74136;

Americal 26th Combat Engineers reunion October 15-17, Sand Castle Resorts North Pavilion, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Reservations: 843-916-8966 or 800-809-7263. Contact: Linda Gordon, 550 8th Ave S., Clinton, IA 52732; 563-242-4061;

Army Engineer OCS reunion October 28 to November 1, San Antonio, Texas. Contact: E.T. Mealing, P.O. Box 14847, Atlanta, GA 30324-4847; 404-231-3402;

9th Infantry Division is planning a reunion for 2005. Please visit for more information. Contact: Paul Kasper,

FMF Battlefield Corpsmen reunion June 3-6, Sioux City, Iowa. Contact: Christina Callaghan, 112 N. 8th St., Mapleton, IA 51034-1323;

USS Inchon (LPH-12) (MSC-12) reunion October 6-10, Norfolk, Virginia. Contact: David Fix, 1033 New Holland Ave., Lancaster, PA 17601-5605; or

30th Anniversary Memorial Commemorating the End of the Vietnam War, April 30, 2005, sponsored by VVA Milwaukee Chapter 324, Region 6 Director Steve House, and other veterans groups. Please advise if your chapter is interested in attending. Contact: Steve House,; Joseph Campbell, Judith Singer,

DLISW Class 6N-71 reunion September 17-19, Denver. All members of Vietnamese language class 01VN47B0671 (6N-71) or other classes present in El Paso from March to November 1971 are invited to attend. Contact: Rick Francona, 541-253-7576; or

The 504th Military Police Battalion is holding its 50th reunion outside of Ft. Lewis, Washington, September 23-25. All past and present members are invited. Contact: Jim Pope, 205 N. 9th, Ballinger, TX 76821; 915-365-4176;

3rd Marine Division Association 50th Golden Reunion, September 8-12, Doubletree Paradise Valley Resort, Scottsdale, Arizona, for anyone who served since formation on September 16, 1942. Contact: Bobby Biers, 480-991-5165; or Robert S. Delsi, 520-836-1022; or

USS Perry fourth reunion, September 29 to October 3, Charleston, South Carolina. Contact: Steve, or 101st LRRP/Ranger Association reunion, June 14-20, Wingate Inn, Clarksville, Tennessee, 931-906-0606 for reservations. Contact: Gary Linderer, 636-937-7204; or Linda Cox, 303-838-4403;

Subic Bay Alumni Foundation reunion, Manila, Philippines, October 16-28, for all soldiers, sailors, airmen, Marines, Coast Guard in Corregidor, Subic/Olongapo, Bataan, or Clark Field and their families. Contact: Judy Buzzell, 4600 Duke St., #420, Alexandria, VA 22304; 703-212-0695; or

First Engineer Combat Battalion will hold annual reunion September 12-15, Lamplighter Inn, Springfield, Missouri. Reservations, 800-707-0326. Contact: Bob Brink, 262-639-4405, or Larry Blair, 505-821-1386 or

MCB-74 Seabees, Vietnam era, tenth reunion, October 14-17, Biloxi/Gulfport, Mississippi. Contact: Bill Christiansen, P.O. Box 303, Maplewood, WI 54226; 920-856-6842;

First Battalion, Third Marines, Third Marine Division Chapter family reunion, September 8-12, Doubletree Hotel, Scottsdale, Arizona. All attached units also invited. Contact: Dennis Richardson, 1315 Van Gogh Cr., Orange, CA 92867-5240; 714-639-8723.

19th Combat Engineer Association, Vietnam and attached units reunion, September 10-11, Roubidoux Park Campground, Waynesville, Missouri. Contact: Tom Ebrite, 8280 W. Nixon Rd., Yorktown, IN 47396; 765-759-7820;

Class 6N-71 is hosting a reunion for all graduates of the Defense Language Institute (Southwest) Vietnamese language classes, Denver, September 17-19. Contact: Rick Francona, 541-253-7576;

USS Renville APA 227 joint reunion for those who served from 1944-68 or all troops who sailed aboard the Renville, San Diego, California, September 29 to October 3. Contact: Don Wright, 4289 Alex Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45211; 513-481-8317;

Navy Seabee Veterans of America will hold its fourth annual Pennsylvania Tail Gate Rally for all Seabees at the American Legion Post 34, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, September 25. Contact: Joseph P. Tack, Jr., 427 Humeville Rd., Langhorne, PA 19047-2715; 215-275-0044;

USCGC Androscoggin (WHEC-68), Vietnam 1967-68 reunion, September 16-20, Charleston, South Carolina. Contact: Jim Bridges, 6 Dunvegan Dr., Charleston, SC 29414-6938; 843-766-1060.

19th Combat Eng. Bn. and attached units, 509th PB, 553rd, 554 FB, 137th LE, Vietnam, will hold a reunion September 10-11, Waynesville, Missouri. Contact: Jeff Goodson, 12309 Woodland Ave., NE, Albuquerque, NM 87112-2531; 505-293-0725.

Kilo Co., 3rd Bn., 7th Mar. Reg., will hold a reunion for all past members and attached units, October 22-26, Albuquerque, New Mexico. Contact: Harry Smith, 870-247-1146;

Destroyer Leader Association, USS Norfolk, DL-1; USS Mitscher, DL-2/DDG-35; USS John S. McCain, DL-3/DDG-36; USS Willis A. Lee, DL-4; and USS Wilkinson, B>DL-5, eighth annual reunion, September 16-19, Norfolk, Virginia. Contact: Walter Alexander, 2311 Idavere Rd., SW, Roanoke, VA 24015-3903; 540-345-5826;

191st Assault Helicopter Company reunion, September 2-5, Holiday Inn Select, Tulsa, Oklahoma. Contact: 800-836-9635; 918-622-7000;

New York State Chapter of USS Intrepid Association reunion, October 7-10, Corning, New York. Contact: Marino Deleo, 631-665-7015.


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