Connect With VVA VVA on Facebook Faces of Agent Orange on Twitter VVA on YouTube
Find A Service Officer
vietnam veterans of america
800-vva-1316
vva logo

March/April 2007

red star bulletThe Veteran Departments : Featured Stories / President's Message / Letters / Member Matters / Ask The Parliamentarian / SHAD/Project 112 Task Force Report / 38 Year Odyssey / Region 5 Report / Credentials Committee Report / Conference of State Council Presidents / Government Affairs Committee Report / Project Hero / AVVA Report / AVVA Awards / AVVA Election / Chapel of the 4 Chaplains / Convention Resolutions Committee Report / Elections Committee Report / Consitution Committee Report / VVA's Talklist / Arts of War / Books In Review / Membership Notes / Reunions / Taps / Locator /

PAST ISSues
2010: Jan/Feb
2009: Jan/Feb | mar/apr
| may/june | july/Aug | sept/oct | Nov/DeC
2008: Jan/Feb | mar/apr | may/june | july/Aug | sept/oct | Nov/DeC
2007: Jan/Feb | MAR/APR | MAY/JUNE | july/aug | SEPT/OCT | Nov/DeC
2006: July/Aug | SEPT/OCT | nov/dec

Coast Guard Combat Veterans Association, April 16-20, Sheraton Gateway Hotel, 800 Airport Blvd., Burlingame, California. Contact: E.P. Ed Burke, LM 17728 Striley Dr., Ashton, MD 20861-9763; 301-924-3727.

39th Infantry Regiment “Fighting Falcons” invite you to join them at the Mobile Riverine Force/9th Inf. Div. Reunion, Adams Mark Inn by the Airport, Indianapolis, Aug. 30-Sept 1. Contact: Cal Meyer, 406-585-2638; fighting_falcons_39thinf@yahoo.com

Third Marine Division Annual Family Reunion, Plaza Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas, Aug. 15-19. Anyone who served with, in support of, or was attached to the 3rd Marine Division since it was formed in 1942 is invited. Contact: Bill Kreuger, 7622 Highland St., Springfield, VA 22150; 703-451-3844; www.caltrap.com

3rd Bn., 27th Marine Regiment (Vietnam) reunion, June 17-20, Gulf Shores, Alabama. Contact: Bill Prish, 251-968-7802; laprish@yahoo.com
or visit www.three27.com

Americal Division Field Artillery from WWII, Korea, and Vietnam, May 3-5, Holiday Inn Battlefield, 516 Baltimore St., Gettysburg, PA. Room reservations by April 16: 717-334-6211. Contact: Bob Miller, 585-924-5296.

Marine Fighter Squadron VMFA-115 including VMF and VMF(AW)/
VMFA-115),
all eras, Holiday Inn San Diego Bayside, San Diego, Sept. 20-22. Contact: Lynn Hagen, 12000 First St. W., Watson, MN 56295; 320-269-8925.

Kilo Co., 3rd Bn., 7th Marine Regiment (Vietnam Era), Sept. 12-16, San Antonio, Texas. Contact: Bill Rolke, 870-247-1146; wrolke@wi.rr.com or Harry Smith, smitty@kilo37.com or visit the website, www.kilo37.com

509th Engr. Co. (P-B) (Vietnam Era) reunion planned for Sept. 2008 in Branson, Missouri. Contact: Richard Trapp, 528 S. 10th, Geneva, NE 68361; 402-759-3659.

NMCB-40 Seabees (all eras) reunion, Crowne Plaza Airport Hotel, Atlanta, April 19-22. Contact: Edward Holston, P.O. Box 112, Franklinville, NJ 08322; 856-740-0078; nmseabee40@mycelery.com

84th Engineer Battalion Construction Group (Vietnam) reunion, Parker, Colorado, June 21-24. Contact: Richard Sharp, 314-821-8640; kwagnersha@aol.com

510th Fighter Squadron Association All Era Reunion, Radisson Hotel, Hampton, Virginia, Sept. 11-15. All related units invited, including 405th FW, 509th, 510th, and 511th FS. Contact: Stephen W. Tanner, 6219 Billinsgate Dr., Katy, TX 77449; 281- 550-5518; buzzardroost@charter.net or visit website at www.510FS.org

19th Combat Engineer Battalion Association (Vietnam) reunion, Roubidoux Park Campground, Waynesville, Mo., Sept. 7-8. All attached units also invited. Contact: Tom Ebrite, 765-286-4906; s2snoopy@comcast.net or John Hack, 219-947- 2363; jchack3@verizon.net

1st Squadron, 1st Cavalry is having a reunion with the Americal Division, Buffalo, NY, June 21-24. Contact: Terry Babler, W5889 Durst Rd., New Glarus, WI 53574; 608-527-2444.

1st Squadron, 1st Cavalry National Reunion to coincide with the 25th Anniversary of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. Contact: Terry Babler, W5889 Durst Rd., New Glarus, WI 53574; 608-527-2444; pointman69@tds.net

2nd/ 32nd F.A., Proud Americans (Vietnam and Cambodia) (1965-72), Sheraton National Hotel, Washington, D.C., May 17-20. Contact: Ralph Jones, P.O. Box 498964, Cincinnati, OH 45249; rjones2u@aol.com or visit
http://proudamericans.homestead.com/proudamericans.html

667th, 932nd, 933rd, 934th Aircraft Control & Warning Squadrons (U.S. Radar Sites Iceland), all years and all eras, Radisson Hotel, Branson, Missouri, April 26-29. Room reservations: 417-335-5767, ext. 481; use key words “Iceland Reunion.” Contact: William Chick, 803-932-9596; littlechick@msn.com

117th Assault Helicopter Company (all detachments), Orlando, Fla., June 21-24. Contact: Al Bennett, 774 Wilkes Rd., Adel, GA 31620; 229-896-2500; namvet42@hotmail.com or visit website at www.117thahc.org

2nd Battalion, 4th Marines Association, “The Magnificent Bastards.” All Marines, corpsmen, attached, and support personnel invited, North Charleston, S.C., July 11-15. Contact: Bob Mastrion, 1040 Governors Rd., Mount Pleasant, SC; 843-881-7586; rmastrion@comcast.net

Society of the 5th Infantry Division 87th Annual Reunion, Mystic, Conn., Aug. 30-Sept 2. All veterans who wore the Red Diamond are invited. Contact: Phil Maniscalco, 860-536-4080; pmaniscalco@comcast.net

A-37 “Dragonfly” Reunion, Hilton Washington Dulles Hotel, Herndon, Va., Sept. 6-9. All invited who flew, worked on, worked with, or just have a high admiration for the A-37 Dragonfly fighter aircraft. Send your name and address to receive the A-37 Reunion Association Newsletter. Contact: Ollie Maier, 512-353-7432, GM08@TxState.edu or visit website at www.A-37.org

USMC Vietnam Tankers Association, Sahara Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, Aug. 19-23. Any and all Marines and corpsmen who served with one of the Marine tank battalions in Vietnam are welcome. Reservation number 888-696-2121 (mention “Vietnam Marine Tankers” for $60/night special). Contact: John Wear, 215-794-9052; Johnwear@comcast.net or usmcvta@comcast.net

U.S.S. Sargo (SS-188/SSN-583) reunion, South Lake Tahoe, Sept. 26-30. Contact: Mike Hacking, 5728 Tortuga Rd., San Diego, CA 92124; 858-495- 0562; mrhacking@san.rr.com or visit website at www.ssn583.com

Delta 2/16, 1st Infantry Division, 1967-68, Chapin, S.C., July 27-29. Contact: Don Dignan, 16485 Pollyanna, Livonia, MI 48154; 734-525-0157; dondignan@sbcglobal.net

Brotherhood of Dak To Defenders, 299th Combat Engineers, July 26-28. Westport Sheridan Hotel, St. Louis, Missouri. Welcoming all units and personnel from all time periods who served in the Dak To area. Contact: Jay Gearhart,
231-922-3471; jaybird718@charter.net

1st Bn., 1st Marines (Vietnam), Savannah, Georgia, Sept. 12-16. Contact: Joe Fulginiti, 335 Braehead Dr., Fredericksburg, VA 22401; 540-372-3376; reunion112007@aol.com or website at http://1stbn1stmarines.org

379th Security Police Squadron and all who served at Wurtsmith AFB, Osada, Mich., Sept. 6-9. Contact: Jeff Smith, windswep@earthlink.net or visit online at www.wafb.net

Delta Co., 4/31, will be reunited with the 196th Light Infantry Brigade (LIB) at Ft. Mitchell, Kentucky, July 26-July 29. Call the Drawbridge Inn at 800-354-9793 for reservations and to request the special 196th LIB reunion rate. Registration forms to the 196th LIB Association must be received by June 15th. Contact: Vance Van Wieren, 6654-122nd Ave., Fennville, MI 49408; 269-543-3661; delta431basecamp@i2k.com or Warren Neill, 317-984-3853; grunt196@insightbb.com

Naval Cryptologic Veterans Association reunion, Saratoga Springs, N.Y., Sept. 10-13. Membership is composed of career and non-career personnel who serve or served with the Naval Security Group, including predecessor and successor commands. Contact: Al St. Onge, 603-881-7752; aastonge@aol.com or visit website at www.usncva.org

Team 15 of the 41st Civil Affairs Company, Denver, Colorado, July 19-22. All members of the 41st CAC are welcome. Contact: Jimmie Gonzalez, jimdeegonzalez@gmail.com

VVA will be organizing a parade on Saturday, November 10, 2007, for the
25th Anniversary of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Dedication. This is an open invitation for all who served during the Vietnam era, their families, and their friends to show support for all our fallen, our POW/MIAs, and those unable to attend. For your convenience, we will be offering travel arrangements, making it easy and affordable to march together, again. For more information, www.vva.org/25thEvent.html

clothing donations button

Altarum Banner Ad

USAA

 

 

vva logo small©2006 - 2013, Vietnam Veterans of America. All Rights Reserved. 8719 Colesville Road, Suite 100, Silver Spring, MD 20910
Report Website Errors Here | Advertise