National convention, october 2-5, 2005, in bossier - Korean War ...

National convention, october 2-5, 2005, in bossier - Korean War ...

Reunion Calendar

NOTE: There is no fee required for entries to be published in the “Reunion Calendar.” Entries are made on a “First-come, first-served, as space allows”

basis. Korean War-related reunions are given preference. Of course, contributions to the KWVA are always welcome.



45th Div. 279th Reg., Fox Co. Korea 1950-53, Sept 2005. Tennessee. I am

also looking for addresses of all vets of Fox Co. POC: J. Trefts, (805) 934-

4406, 295 N. Broadway - 178, Orcutt, CA,

USS Waldron (DD 699), Sept. 7-10, Atlantic Beach, FL, Sea Turtle Inn. POC:

RADM Tim Jenkins, 309 Ponte Vedra Blvd., Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082,

(904) 285-4446,

3650th Basic Military Training Wing, Sampson Air Force Base Veterans

Association, Inc. (and all veterans of Sampson Air Force Base, Women’s Air

Force (WAFs), perspective members, Permanent Party, Basic Trainees, and

Special School Trainees, 1950-56), Sept. 8-11, Sampson State Park (formerly

Sampson Air Force Base), Seneca Lake, Romulus, NY. POC: Chip Phillips,

P. O. Box 331, Williamsville, NY 14231-0331, (716) 633-1119 (Phone), (716)

633-9118 (Fax),

14th Combat Engineer Battalion Association, Sept. 8-11, Des Moines, IA.

POC: Stanley H. Schwartz, 313 Hollow Creek Road, Mount Sterling, KY

40353, (859) 498.4567,

Army Security Agency, 10th Annual Reunion of all Korean ASA Personnel,

Sept. 8-11, Williamsburg, VA; Radisson Fort Magruder Hotel. POC: Jackie at

All-In-One Tours Lancaster, PA, (Local (717) 581-5333 ext 109) or (Long

Distance 1-888-681-5333 ext 109).

18th Fighter Bomber Wing Squadron, Sept. 8-11, Oklahoma City, OK. POC:

George Banasky, 423 So. 105th Place E, Tulsa, OK 74128, (918) 437-5425

Second Engineer Special Brigade (Amphibs), Sept. 9-12, Washington D.C.

POC: Paul Lieberman, 311 Dorset H., Boca Raton, FL 33434, (561) 482-

9862, (All personnel who served with the brigade

during WWII, Peacetime, and Korea are invited to attend, as are individuals

who served with any of the Armey Engineer Special Brigades.)

USS Hawkins (DD/DDR 873), Sept. 11, Wakefield, MA. POC: Joe and Dottie

Gall, 56 Amsterdam Avenue, Tonawanda, NY 74150, (716) 692-2697, 6 p.m.

to midnight weekdays, anytime on weekends.

38th ORD Co Assoc. Sept 11-14, Branson, MO, Clarion Hotel. All veterans

who served with this unit in WWII and/or Korea are invited. POC: Bill Smith,

3938 Oakhurst Dr., Fort Wayne, IN 46815, (260) 485-6369,


630th Engineers Light Equipment Company, Korea, Sept.11-14, Branson,

MO, Fall Creek Inn, POC: Oscar Viehland, 9587 Woodland Rd., Robertsville,

MO 63072, (636) 285-4402,

U.S. Marine Corps 21st Special Basic Class (1953), Sept. 11-16, San

Francisco, CA (Marine Memorial Club). POC: Clark G. Henry (415) 337-8233,

USS Sphinx (ARL-24), Sept. 12-15, Branson, MO. POC: Frank Ironi, 954 Lilac

Drive, Sauk Center, MN 56378, (612) 352-3271.

712th TROB (US Army), Sept 14-17, Washington, DC. Holiday Inn Rosslyn,

Arlington, VA. POC: Robert Shannon, (910) 949-3920,

USS Weiss (APD-135), Sept. 14-18, Norfolk, VA. POC: James W. Morton,

5205 Rte. 219, Great Valley, NY 14741, (716) 945-3679 or Bernard C. Miller,

N2814 Cassidy Road, Mauston, WI, (608) 847-7409

Transfer Your Old 8mm and 16mm Sound or

Silent Home Movies, Slides, or Precious

Photographs to VHS or DVD, with Music and

Titles. Also Transfer Beta Tapes to VHS and DVD

Cal Marvin at 251-961-1384

Marvin B. Showalter

1568 Valencia Drive

Lillian, AL 36549

3rd Bn., 7th Marines (Korea 1950-53), Sept. 14-18, Milwaukee, WI., Best

Western Airport Hotel and Conference Center. POC: Al O’Connell, 30

Woodland Ave., Westhampton Beach, NY 11978, (631) 288-2243,

3/7/1 & Support Units (USMC), Sept. 14-19, Milwaukee, WI, Best Western

Airport Hotel and Conference Center (877) 461-8547. POC: Al O’Connell, 30

Woodland Ave., Westhampton Beach, NY 11978, (631) 288-2243,

USS Titania (AKA-13), WWII – Korea, Sept. 15-17, Amana, IA. POC:

Caroline/Cliff Trumpold, (319) 622-3101

780th Field Artillery, Sept. 15-17, Olive Branch, MS. POC: George Ellis, 1020

Wildwood Park Road, Florence, AL 35630, (256) 764-5938

7th Infantry Division Association, Sept. 15-18, 2005 at the Atlanta Airport

Marriott in College Park, GA (near Hartsfield International Airport). Reunion

registration is being handled by Armed Forces Reunions, Inc, 322 Madison

Mews, Norfolk, VA 23510, Phone (757) 625-6401. Hotel reservations should

be made directly with the Atlanta Airport Marriott, (404) 766-7900. POC:

Gene Peeples at or by phone at (727) 397-

8801 if additional information is needed.

Society of Third Infantry Division (and attached units in war and peace time),

Sept. 15-18, San Diego, CA, Red Lion Hanalei Hotel, 2270 Hotel Circle North,

San Diego, CA 92108, (619) 297-1101 or (800) 882-0858. Room Rates are

$99 per night plus tax. POC: Bruce Monkman (818) 343-3370,,

or Linda Irvine (360) 663-2521,

999th Army Field Artillery Bn. (“Never Die”), Sept. 16-18, Bloomington, MN

(Day’s Inn/Airport). POC: Eugene Nash, 103 13th St. West, Glencoe, MN

55336, (320) 864-5977,

40th Inf. Div., 160th Regt., Co. A (Korea), Sept. 19-21, Reno, NV, The Sands

Regency Hotel Casino. POC: Roger Lueckenhoff, 208 Steeplechase Rd.,

Rolla, MO 65401-3784, (573) 364-4145,

G -3 -1 (Korea), Sept. 19-23, Las Vegas, NV, New Frontier Hotel. POC: Tom

Enos, 3220 Mirador Street, Laughlin, NV 89029-0130, (702) 420-0006,, (An Association of veterans of the Korea War who

served with G Co., 3rd Bn., 1st Marines, 1st MarDiv, 15 Sept. 1950 – 15 Mar.


72nd Engineer Combat Company, Sept. 19-23, Cleveland, OH, Baymont

Airport Inn, (216) 251-8500. (Mention 72nd Engineers to get group rate).

POC: Bob Mount, (301) 898-7952 (Phone), (301) 898-5549 (Fax),

6147th Tac Con Gp. Mosquito Association, Sept. 19-25, Biloxi, MS, Imperial

Palace Casino Hotel, (888) 946-2847. Rate is $62 per night—and includes

breakfast. (Mention the Mosquito Reunion. POC: Tony Pascale, (601) 544-

8248,, or Dick Souza, (978) 453-3887, (Association website is

50AAA Aw Bn. (SP) (All Batteries), Sept. 19-22, Pigeon Forge, TN. POC:

Nelson Ruiz (321) 267-1106, OR Joe Harris, (530)


44th Engineer Battalion Association (Broken Heart Battalion), Sept. 20-24,

Fort Benning, Columbus, GA. POC: LTC Ken Jobe, (Ret) (757) 428-0328,, or Bernie Resnick, (603) 434-6406,,

for registration and hotel information

86th Ordnance Co. Assn., Sept. 21-23, New Castle, PA. POC: Robert F. Spurr,

614 Bench Street, Galena, IL 61036, (815) 777-3814

H-3-1 (USMC, Korea), Sept. 21-25, Denver, CO. POC: Jack Dedrick, 10

Donna Street, Peabody, MA 01960, (978) 535-5451,

How Company, 3rd Battalion, 5th Marines, 1st Marine Division, Sept. 21-

24, Canandaigua, NY. Canandaigua Inn on the Lake. POC: Richard Oakleaf,

2037 Meadow Drive, Palmyra, NY 14522, (315) 597-9568 (Home), (585)

314-7128 (cell).

ERRATA: In previous issues we noted that the 99th Army Field Artillery

Battalion is holding its reunion September 16-18 in Bloomington, MN. The correct

unit identifier is the 999th.

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