Veterans

June 19, 2013

Reunions

July 2013

Veterans & Friends of Spain
Sevilla, Spain
July 1-7
For more information, call Eddie Macklin at (917) 963-2136 or email emacklin@comcast.net.

Army Sec Agency (ASA) Korea 351st Comm Recon Co (1952-1953)
Great Barrington, Mass.
July 15-18
For more information, call George Fleck at (413) 528-9233 or email pennies11@verizon.net.

96th Inf OCS Co Class 64-67 (Fort Benning, Ga.)
Colorado Springs, Colo.
July 15-19
For more information, call Fred Beckman at (609) 894-9673 or email fbbeckman@comcast.net.

C Trp 1-2 ACR (Fort Polk, La., 1993-1996)
Chicago, Ill.
July 18-20
For more information, call Marcos Rico at (909) 200-0020j or email marcosrico30@yahoo.com.

238th Eng Cbt Bn (World War II)
Nashville, Tenn.
July 18-21
For more information, call James Druck at (717) 318-2617 or email jim-druck@verizon.net.

24th Transportation Co
Fort Riley, Kansas
July 19-20
For more information, call Ronald Dunlap at (540) 877-3542 or email retread@24thtruckmasters.net.

28th Cbt Support Hospital
Fayetteville, N.C.
July 19-21
For more information, call Rachel Bremseth at (601) 750-8166 or email rach8361@me.com.

91st MP Bn (Korea)
Madison, Wisc.
July 23-26
For more information, call Norm Murray at (608) 358-4573 or email normanjoan@msn.com.

3rd Bn 8th Inf Ivy Dragoons
Gatlinburg, Tenn.
July 25-28
For more information, call Steve Edmunds at (949) 294-6981 or email edmundsdb@aol.com.

SAC Elite Guard Security Police (Offutt AFB, Neb.)
Omaha, Neb.
July 25-28
For more information, call Gary Schwirtz at (507) 319-5902 or email gschwirtz@charter.net.

20th Eng Bde Vietnam Vets
New Orleans, La.
July 26-28
For more information, call Gerald Manint at (217) 678-8159 or email gmanint@mediacombb.net.

866th Eng Avn Bn
Davenport, Iowa
July 26-28
For more information, call Karen Cheatham Baumbach at (404) 843-1377 or email baumbach@bellsouth.net.

4258th/307th AMS Photo/Madrac (Utapao, Thailand)
Denver, Colo.
July 26-29
For more information, call Robert Turcotte at (530) 283-3704 or email lemetis@sbcglobal.net.

Army Transportation Corps
Hampton Roads, Va.
July 27
For more information, call Warren Joyce at (757) 223-1898 or email wjoyce4@cox.net.

12th Armd Div
St. Louis, Mo.
July 31-Aug. 4
For more information, call Mary Anne Delker at (636) 928-5391 or email mdelker@att.net.

Society of 1st Inf Div “Big Red One”
Jacksonville, Fla.
July 31-Aug. 4
For more information, call Jen Sanford at (215) 654-1969 or email soc1id@aol.com.

Eaton DD/DDE 510
Dubuque, Iowa
July 1-6
For more information, call Fred Hinze at (631) 220-9750 or email catsupman@optonline.net.




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