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January/February 2013

Reunions, Etc…

3rd Sqdrn., 5th Cav., June 20-23, Colorado Springs. Contact: Michael Cook, 502-969-9202;

The Shamrocks of D Troop, 1/10th Cav. (Vietnam, 1966-71), April 4-7, Sheraton Pentagon City, Arlington, Va. Contact: Doug Donnell, or

Saigon Mission Association, U.S. Embassy/Defense Attaché Office, April 26-27, Holiday Inn Disneyland, Anaheim, Calif. Contact: John Guffey, 405-517-1143; or visit

515th Transportation Co. (Camp Eagle), June 28-30, Kirkwood, Mo. Contact: Michael Lavin, 314-640-9815; or

1st Bn., 40th Arty. (Vietnam, 1966-69), June 24-28, Apache Casino Hotel, Lawton, Okla. (Ft. Sill). Contact: Jim Olsen, 218-657-2518; or Angelo Venniro, 580-529-2491;

29th Annual Tet Party Remembrance Reunion, sponsored by Vietnam Veterans of Westmoreland Co., February 23, Hempfield Hunt Club, New Stanton, Pa. Contact: Bill Shupe, 724-872-6742;

168th Cbt. Engr. Bn., May 16-18, Omaha, Neb. Contact: Bob Ekdahl, 402-496-0688;

MIBARS, June 13-15, Las Vegas. Contact: Don Skinner, 503-648-6059; or visit

U.S.S. San Pablo (AVP/AGS-30), May 2-4, Pittsburgh. Contact: Stuart Norris, 1463 Ayrault Rd., Fairport, NY 14450; 585-223-2713;

Vietnam guntruckers and all transportation units, August 6-11, Indianapolis. Contact: John Dodd, 1781 Hill Creek Rd., Dry Fork, VA 24549; 434-724-1469; or visit

815th Engineer Bn. and 102nd Engineer Co., May 15-17, Hampton Inn, St. Robert, Mo. Contact: or call the hotel at 573-336-3355.

U.S. Army Transportation Corps, July 27, Hampton, Va. Contact: Warren Joyce, 757-223-1898;

199th LIB Association, June 17-20, Ft. Benning, Ga. Contact: Jonathan Normand, or visit

Coast Guard Combat Veterans Association Convention, April 29-May 3, Silver Legacy Hotel, Reno, Nev. Contact: Mike Placencia, 661-401-0609; or visit

Kilo Co., 3rd Bn., 7th Marine Regt. (and all attached units), September 18-23, Jacksonville, Fla. Contact: William Rolke, 262-780-0993; or Don Tackett, 678-725-0329;

U.S.S. Chicago (CA-14; CA-29; CA-136; CG-11; SSN-721), May 1-5, Philadelphia. Contact: Sherry Butler, 405-749-9998; or visit

3rd Bn., 27th Marine Regt. (Vietnam, 1968), April 15-18, Weber’s Inn, Ann Arbor, Mich. Contact: Terry Rigney, 586-992-0063; or visit

121st Aviation Co., 121st Assault Helicopter Co., 93rd Transportation Co., 80th Transportation Det. and all other attached and supporting units (Da Nang and Soc Trang, 1961-70), May 16-19, Ft. Worth, Texas. Contact: John Schmied, 352-633-0541; or David Cunningham, 305-235-7762; or visit

U.S.S. Tutuila (ARG-4), September 18-21, San Pedro, Calif. Contact: Larry MacIntire, 785-580-5373;

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