Veterans

June 27, 2012

Reunions – July 2012

July 2-6: Iowa BB 61 Vets Assn

San Pedro, Calif.

For more information, call Paul Ogg at (360) 692-6032 or email kjoggpr@aol.com.

 

July 3-5: Yarnall DD 541

Baton Rouge, La.

For more information, call Noah Mathias at (513) 922-7454 or email nmathias@fuse.net.

 

July 11-15: Holland AS 32

Seattle, Wash.

For more information, call Gary Stowe at (573) 769-3996 or email ussholland@socket.net.

 

July 11-15: 220th Avn Co “Catkillers” (Vietnam)

Seattle, Wash.

For more information, call Norm MacPhee at (509) 465-3158 or email catkillers2012@earhlink.net.

 

July 11-15: Vietnam Dusters, Quads, Searchlights, Vulcans & Hawks

Tacoma, Wash.

For more information, call Bruce Geiger at (914) 576-1050 or email bmgeiger@aol.com.

 

July 12-14 F Trp 17th Cav (Vietnam)

Las Vegas, Nev.

For more information, call Chris Johnson at (502) 727-9280.

 

July 12-15: Boston CA 69/CAG 1/SSN 703

Buffalo, N.Y.

For more information, call Arthur Herbert at (603) 672-8772.

 

July 12-15: 230th MP Co

Branson, Mo.

For more information, call John Curtis at (386) 623-3997 or email jrcurtis45@yahoo.com.

 

July 12-15: 88th Inf Div TRUST & USFA

Fort Stewart, Ga.

For more information, call Kal Rosenblum at (954) 907-3020 or email dkalfashions@att.net.

 

July 12-16: VP-22

Lincoln City, Ore.

For more information, call Bud White at (321) 723-5544 or email white1@cfl.rr.com.

 

July 15-19: 321st Trans Co (Long Binh, Vietnam, 1967-1973)

Reno, Nev.

For more information, call Chuck Roberts at (785) 271-5969 or email chuckeroberts@cox.net.

 

July 16-22: Wisconsin Assn

Norfolk, Va.

For more information, call Ranzy Weston at (703) 626-5141 or email ranzy@cox.net.

 

July 18-22: Wainwright CG/DLG 28

Charleston, S.C.

For more information, call Malcolm Jones at (956) 343-3644 or email cofftime@att.net.

 

July 19-21: Franklin CV 13

Bloomington, Minn.

For more information, call Stephen Rausch at (641) 435-4997 or email nashuatown1@peoplepc.com.

 

July 19-21: Nehenta Bay CVE 74 & Shamrock Bay CVE 84

Austin, Texas

For more information, call Stewart Wasoba at (727) 397-4871.

 

July 19-22: Pharris DE/FF 1094

Baltimore, Md.

For more information, call Chris Christenson at (410) 757-2313 or email pharris.1094@gmail.com.

 

July 19-22: USAF Sec Serv (Misawa AB, Japan)

St. Louis, Mo.

For more information, call Terry Cullivan at (217) 364-9112 or email tlcpi@aol.com.

 

July 19-22: Sec Serv 6989th, 6921st, 6920th (Misawa, Japan)

St. Louis, Mo.

For more information, call Helen Henderson at (904) 829-9235 or email etaya492hotmail.com.

 

July 24-26: 91st MP Bn (Korea, 1950-1954)

Kindred, N.D.

For more information, call Arlen Blumer at (701) 428-3345 or email meblumer321elm@aol.com.

 

July 24-27: Basilone Assn

Syracuse, N.Y.

For more information, call Philip Poplaski at (315) 457-6847 or email pepumkc8@aol.com.

 

July 26-28: C Co 202nd Cbt Eng Bn (WWII)

Carrollton, Ohio

For more information, call Carl Miller at (330) 627-4513.

 

July 26-29: 544th Eng Co

Lakeland, Fla.

For more information, call Bob Hollenbeck at (716) 860-4051 or email violet5151@yahoo.com.

 

July 26-29: 196th FA Bn

Altoona, Iowa

For more information, call Carroll Shissler at (515) 203-5129 or email cshissler@iowatelecom.net.

 

July 27-29: 866th Avn Eng Bn

Davenport, Iowa

For more information, call Karen Baumbach at (404) 843-1377 or email baumbach@bellsouth.net.

 

July 28-29: 8th Inf Div M (All Yrs)

Tunica, Miss.

For more information, call Rich Sonneborn at (631) 926-9735, email lariatadvance8thid@yahoo.com or visit www.8thid.org.

 

July 29-Aug. 1: Noxubee AOG 56

Laughlin, Nev.

For more information, call Dick Barber at (706) 245-6110 or email dickbarber@aol.com.




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