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Upcoming military reunions

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Upcoming military reunions for 2010 as compiled by Military Locator & Reunion Service:

The USAF 34th Bomb Sqd will be having their next reunion in the fall of 2010 in Nashville, TN. For more information, please contact Rod Breland; 5731 Hickory Ridge Blvd; Baton Rouge, LA 70817. Phone: 225-751-2058; email: rodbrel@msn.com; Web site: www.34thbms.com; Reunion Info: www.mlrsinc.com/34thbombsq

The 6911th Electronic Security Squadron (Metro Tango) stationed at Hahn AB in the 1980's (give or take a few years) will be having their 2nd reunion in San Antonio, TX May 13-16, 2010. All former group members are encouraged to attend. Please contact Cherish (Calland) Shinners by email at mtreunion@hotmail.com or the reunion planning company at 828-256-6008 for more information. You can also visit the reunion web site at www.mlrsinc.com/metrotango.

The ASA men who were stationed in Helemano, HI as part of 8605th AAU; 5th ASA FS; or Det 5, 2nd Sig Svc Bn are asked to contact Dick Dixon at 6128 17th Ave, Meridian, MS 39305. Phone: 601-485-7567; The next reunion for this group will be April 29 - May 2, 2010 in St Louis, MO.

The Combat Infantrymens Association will be holding their next reunion October 21-24, 2010 in Seattle, WA. Please contact Larry Eckard by email at combatinfantrymensassoc@yahoo.com, or by regular mail at PO Drawer 11399, Hickory NC 28603. Phone; 828-256-6008. Web Site: www.cianathq.org Reunion Web Site: www.mlrsinc.com/cia

ASA Okinawa will be having their next reunion September 8-12, 2010 in Dallas, TX. If you served with the 111th Sig Svc Co (49-52); 327th Comm Recon Co (1952); 8603rd AAU (1952-1954); 8603rd DU (1954-1956); or the 3rd US ASA FS (1957- 1961) ; or the 104th ASA Det. (1957-61); or the 51st ASA SOC (1961-1967) ; or the USASA Field Station Sobe (1967-1977) or the Army Field Station Okinawa (1977-1985) please contact Membership Chairman Paul Watson at 17 Baker Rd, Salisbury, MA 01952-1442. Phone: 978-465-7473. E-mail: W562236@aol.com; Reunion web site: www.mlrsinc.com/asaokinawa

The Newport Dealeys ( USS CROMWELL (DE-1014); USS DEALEY (DE-1006); USS JOHN WILLIS (DE-1027); USS VAN VOORHIS (DE-1028); USS LESTER (DE-1022); USS HARTLEY (DE-1029); USS JOSEPH K TAUSSIG (DE-1030); USS COURTNEY (DE-1021); USS HAMMERBERG (DE-1015) will be holding their next reunion Sept 30 - Oct 3, 2010 in Mobile, AL. If you served on board any of the Dealey-Class DEs out of Newport, please contact Ron Bauer at 1651 Overhill Ct, Auburn, AL 36830; Phone: 334-826-3009 or by email at rrbauer@bellsouth.net. Web: www.newportdealeys.org

The USA SigC OCS Association will be having their next reunion October 7-10, 2010 in St Louis, MO. For more information, please contact Richard Kerns at 4101 Helena Bay Ct; Hermitage TN 37076-3104. Email: rkerns99@bellsouth.net; Phone: 615- 391-0867 or 727-595-4070 (email preferred method)

The former crewmembers of the USS AMPHION (AR-13) will be meeting for their next reunion April 29 - May 2, 2010 in Philadelphia, PA If you served aboard the Amphion, please contact Lloyd Stagg, 7407 Lillie Ln, Pensacola, FL 32526; Phone: 828-256-6008; Email: mcaanreunion@yahoo.com; Web: www.mlrsinc.com/amphion

The former crewmen of the USS ARCADIA (AD-23) will be having their next reunion April 29 - May 2, 2010 in Philadelphia, PA. Anyone interested in attending, or getting his name added to the mailing list is asked to contact USS ARCADIA REUNION, PO Drawer 11399, Hickory NC 28603. Phone number 828-256-6008; E-mail: mcaanreunion@yahoo.com; Web: www.mlrsinc.com/arcadia

The former crewmen of the USS BEXAR (APA-237) will be holding their next reunion September 2010 in Long Beach, CA. If you served on the USS BEXAR, please contact Steve Malloy, 1542 10th St, Bremerton, WA 98337; Phone: 360-373-1093; or by email at ussbexar@comcast.net. Web: www.mlrsinc.com/bexar

The next reunion of the USS BRADLEY (DE/FF-1041) will be in October 2011, in San Diego, CA. The association is eagerly searching for former crewmembers. If you served aboard the Bradley, please contact Bruce Gottsch at 20 Crambrook Rd, New City, NY 10956-4702. Phone: 845-634-3993; e-mail bgottsch@verizon.net; ship's web site: www.ussbradley.com; reunion web site: www.mlrsinc.com/bradley

The crewmen of the USS BRYCE CANYON (AD-36) will be holding their next reunion in Chicago, IL in October 2010. For more information, contact Mike Nesbit at 9605 Derald Rd, Santee CA 92071. Phone: 619-562-5690, email: thenezz@cox.net, web: www.mlrsinc.com/brycecanyon

The former crewmen of the USS CADMUS (AR- 14) will be having their next reunion April 29 - May 2, 2010 in Philadelphia, PA. Anyone interested in attending, or getting his name added to the mailing list is asked to contact Robert E Baschmann, 11231 Bullis Rd, Marilla, NY 14102. Phone number 716-655-5415. E-mail: mcaanreunion@yahoo.com; Web:

The Coast Guard and Navy crewmen of the USS Cambria (APA-36) will hold their next reunion April 15-18, 2010 in the Boston, MA area. If you were a crewman of the USS Cambria, please contact Andrew Henry, Jr, Mailing address is 4412 Flintstone Rd, Alexandria, VA 22306; Telephone number is 703-660-8602. He may also be reached by E- Mail at usscambria@gmail.com; Reunion Web Site: www.mlrsinc.com/cambria

The USS COURTNEY (DE-1021) will be holding their next reunion Sept 30 - Oct 3, 2010 in Mobile, AL. If you served on board any of the Dealey-Class DEs out of Newport, Please contact Ron Bauer at 1651 Overhill Ct, Auburn, AL 36830; Phone: 334-826-3009 or by email at rrbauer@bellsouth.net. The ship's web site is www.newportdealeys.org. The reunion web site is www.mlrsinc.com/courtney.

The USS CROMWELL (DE-1014) will be holding their next reunion Sept 30 - Oct 3, 2010 in Mobile, AL. If you served on board any of the Dealey-Class DEs out of Newport, Please contact Ron Bauer at 1651 Overhill Ct, Auburn, AL 36830; Phone: 334-826-3009 or by email at rrbauer@bellsouth.net. The ship's web site: www.newportdealeys.org; Reunion web site: www.mlrsinc.com/cromwell

The USS DEALEY (DE-1006) will be holding their next reunion Sept 30 - Oct 3, 2010 in Mobile, AL. If you served on board any of the Dealey-Class DEs out of Newport, Please contact Ron Bauer at 1651 Overhill Ct, Auburn, AL 36830; Phone: 334-826-3009 or by email at rrbauer@bellsouth.net. ship web site: www.newportdealeys.org; Reunion web site:

The next USS DURHAM (LKA-114) reunion will be held in St Louis, MO in June 2010. For more information, contact Greg Yung at 13835 Peacock Ave, Apple Valley, MN 55124-6104, by email at icvmc_springer@yahoo.com, or on the reunion web site at www.mlrsinc.com/durham

The crewmembers from the USS GURKE (DD-783) will hold their next reunion April 8-11, 2010 in Washington, DC. Any former crewmember or officer who is not already on the mailing list is asked to contact Thomas Stephenson, 2030 Lockwood Dr, San Jose, CA 95132. Phone: 408-263-2836; Email: dd783_reunion@tstephenson.com; Web: www.ussgurke.org

The crewmen of the USS HALSEY POWELL (DD-686) will be holding their next reunion in Seattle, WA in Ocrober 2010. For more information about this reunion, please contact James Wyatt, 344 East 600 South, Logan, UT 84321. His phone number is 435-752-2026; e-mail: halsey.powell@comcast.net ; Web: www.mlrsinc.com/hpowell

The crewmembers from USS HARTLEY (DE-1029) will be holding their next reunion Sept 30 - Oct 3, 2010 in Moible, AL If you served on board any of the Dealey-Class DEs out of Newport, Please contact Ron Bauer at 1651 Overhill Ct, Auburn, AL 36830; Phone: 334-826-3009 or by email at rrbauer@bellsouth.net. ship web site: www.newportdealeys.org; Reunion web site: www.mlrsinc.com/hartley

The crewmen of the USS HUNTINGTON (CL-107) will be holding their next reunion September 2010 in Philadelphia, PA. For more information about this reunion, please contact Gene Volcik, 6311 Walnut Hills Dr, Austin, TX 78723. Phone: 512-926- 7008. E-mail: evolcik@aol.com; web: www.mlrsinc.com/huntington

The USS JOHN WILLIS (DE-1027) will be holding their next reunion in October 2010 in Mobile, AL. If you served on board any of the Dealey-Class DEs out of Newport, Please contact Ron Bauer at 1651 Overhill Ct, Auburn, AL 36830; Phone: 334-826-3009 or by email at rrbauer@bellsouth.net. ship web site: www.newportdealeys.org; Reunion web site: www.mlrsinc.com/johnwillis

The former crewmembers from the USS JONAS INGRAM (DD-938) will be having their next reunion in Jacksonville, FL October 21-24, 2010. If you served on board the Jonas Ingram, please get in touch with Pete Ventola so we can get you added to our database! Address: 28 Circle Dr, Rockaway, NJ 07866. Phone: 973-627-7491; E-mail: pete.ventola@att.net; Ship'sWeb: dd938.com; Reunion Web Site: www.mlrsinc.com/jonasingram

The USS JOSEPH K TAUSSIG (DE-1030) will be holding their next reunion in October 2010 in Mobile, AL. If you served on board any of the Dealey-Class DEs out of Newport, Please contact Ron Bauer at 1651 Overhill Ct, Auburn, AL 36830; Phone: 334-826-3009 or by email at rrbauer@bellsouth.net. ship web site: www.newportdealeys.org; Reunion web site: www.mlrsinc.com/jktaussig

The very first reunion of the crew from the USS KALAMAZOO (AOR-6) is being planned for April 22-25, 2010 in Jacksonville, FL. If you served aboard the Kalamazoo, please contact Frank Taylor at PO Box 668, Steinhatchee, FL 32359, or by email at usskalamazoo@gmail.com; Web site: www.mlrsinc.com/kalamazoo

The former crewmen of the USS KENNETH D BAILEY (DD/DDR-713) will be holding their next reunion May 13-16, 2010 in Portland, ME. If you served on the KENNETH D BAILEY, please contact Robert Nowak, 57 Beesley Ave, Chicopee, MA 01013. Phone: 413-592-1355; Email: Blueobblue@aol.com; Web: www.mlrsinc.com/kdb The USS Lake Champlain Association Inc will hold their next reunion October 28-31, 2010 in San Diego, CA. For further information, please contact Joe Stoffel, 1057 Sonoma Ln, Aurora, IL 60502. E-mail: gcarroll@rochester.r..com; Ship web address: http://www.usslca.com. Reunion web site: www.mlrsinc.com/lakechamp

The USS LESTER (DE-1022) will be holding their next reunion Sept 30 - Oct 3,2010 in Mobile, AL. If you served on board any of the Dealey-Class DEs out of Newport, Please contact Ron Bauer at 1651 Overhill Ct, Auburn, AL 36830; Phone: 334- 826-3009 or by email at rrbauer@bellsouth.net. ship web site: http://newportdealeys.com; Reunion web site:

The crew from the USS LYNDE MCCORMICK (DDG-8) will be meeting for their next reunion September 9-12, 2010 in Jacksonville, FL. For more information, please contact Robert Wefald by phone at 701-223-8975, or by email at bobwefald@msn.com, or you can submit your info on the reunion website at www.mlrsinc.com/lyndemccormick

The former crewmen of the USS MARIAS (AO-57) will be having their next reunion April 29 - May 2, 2010 in Philadelphia, PA. Anyone interested in attending, or getting his name added to the mailing list is asked to contact USS MARIAS REUNION, PO Drawer 11399, Hickory NC 28603. Phone number 828-256-6008; E-mail: mcaanreunion@yahoo.com; Web: www.mlrsinc.com/marias

The former crewmen of the USS MISSISSIPPI (EAG-128) will be holding their next reunion October 2010 in Wilmington, NC. If you served on the USS MISSISSIPPI (EAG-128), please contact Paul Shepley, 2015 MacCumber Ln, Wilmington, NC 28403. Telephone: 910-256-6173, E-mail: eag128reunion@yahoo.com; Web: www.mlrsinc.com/eag128

USS MULIPHEN (AKA-61) will be holding her next reunion April 22-25, 2010 in Baltimore, MD. Please contact Ron Wiant for more information! Mailing address: 105 Sonat Dr, Newark, DE 19713. Phone: 302-737-1751; Email: rwiant@ussmuliphen.com; Web: www.ussmuliphen.com

The former crewmen of the USS PAWCATUCK (AO-108) will be holding their next reunion May 3-6 2010 in San Antonio, TX. If you served on the USS PAWCATUCK, please contact David Willis, 15807 Cimarron Dr, Surprise, AZ 85374. Phone: 623-214-9835; e-mail: dwshs53@aol.com; Ship web site: www.usspawcatuck.org; reunion web site: www.mlrsinc.com/pawcatuck

The crewmen of the USS PROMETHEUS (AR-3) will be holding their next reunion October 2010 in San Antonio, TX. For more information, contact Pete Koppin, 1120D West 18th St So, Newton, IA 50208. Phone number is 641-792-5619. E-mail: pvpnavyreunion@gmail.com Web: www.mlrsinc.com/prometheus

The crewmembers of the USS PUGET SOUND (AD-38) will hold their next reunion October 2010 in San Antonio, TX. For more information, please contact John C Seymour, 114 E Valleywood Dr, Collierville, TN 38017; Phone: 901-853-1450. E-mail: rebels45@yahoo.com; reunion web: www.mrlsinc.com/pugetsound

The former crewmen of the USS Purdy (DD-734) will be holding their next reunion April 21-24, 2010 in Savannah, GA. If you served on the USS Purdy, please contact Larry DiPasquale. His address is 3744 Surrey Dr, Allentown, PA 18103-5329. Telephone number is 610-433-4787. E-mail: chiefdi@juno.com; Web: www.mlrsinc.com/purdy

The fifth annual USS RANKIN (AKA/LKA-103) will be held Sept 23-26, 2010 in Branson, MO. For more information, please contact Skip Sander at 153 Mayer Dr, Pittsburgh, PA 15237. Phone 412-367-1376; Email ussrankin@aol.com. Web: www.ussrankin.com

The crewmen from the USS ROWE (DD-564) will be holding their next reunion September 2010 in Philadelphia, PA. For more information, please contact Bob Wood at 1505 Dogwood Dr, Lakeland FL 33801. Phone 863-667-3334. E-mail: ussroweusswatts@yahoo.com; web: www.mlrsinc.com/rowe

The crewmembers from the USS RUPERTUS (DD-851) will be holding their next reunion in September 2011 in Branson, MO. If you served on board the Rupertus, please contact James T Nelson, 7281 Stonedale, CA 94588-3744; E-mail: rupertusdd851@aol.com

The next reunion for the crewmembers from the USS SCHOFIELD (DEG/FFG-3) will be held Sept 16-19, 2010. If you served aboard this ship, please contact Ron Spagna; 151 Shearer Rd, New Kensington, PA 15068; Phone: 724-335-5204; email: ron6978@comcast.net; ; Web: www.mlrsinc.com/schofield

The 2010 Reunion for USS SELLERS (DDG-11) will be held Sept 30 - Oct 3, 2010 in Norfolk, VA. For more information, please contact Delta Hinson as soon as possible at 2901 Bamberg Pl, Virginia Beach, VA 23453. He can be reached by phone at 757-615-7089 or by e-mail at seldewcarwas@aol.com; Web: www.mlrsinc.com/sellers

The former crewmen of the USS Tarawa (CV/CVA/CVS-40) will be holding their next reunion April 15-18, 2010 in Philadelphia, PA. If you served on the USS Tarawa, please contact Cliff Gardner, 465 Gardiner Rd, Lot 35, W Kingston, RI 02892; Phone: 401-539-1149; Reunion Web Site: www.mlrsinc.com/tarawa; Association Web Site: www.usstarawavets.org

The crewmembers from the USS TOLOVANA (AO-64) are getting together for their next reunion August 4-8, 2010 in Washington, DC. If you served aboard the Tolovana, please get in touch with Joseph A Baer at 52 Carrington Ln, Uxbridge, MA 01569-3215; by phone at 508-278-3724; or by email at josephabaer@yahoo.com. Web: wwwmlrsinc.com/tolovano

The USS VAN VOORHIS (DE-1028) will be holding their next reunionSept 30 - Oct 3, 2010 in Mobile, AL. If you served on board any of the Dealey-Class DEs out of Newport, please contact Ron Bauer at 1651 Overhill Ct, Auburn, AL 36830; Phone: 334-826-3009 or by email at rrbauer@bellsouth.net. The ship's web site: www.newportdealeys.org; Reunion web site: www.mlrsinc.com/vanvoorhis

The crewmembers from the USS VESTAL (AR-4) will be meeting for their next reunion October 2010 in San Antonio, TX. For more information please conatct Pete Koppin at 1120D West 18th St So, Newton, IA 50208. Phone: 641-792-5619; Email: pvpnavyreunion@gmail.com; Web: www.mlrsinc.com/vestal

The former crewmen of the USS YANCEY (AKA-93) will be holding their next reunion October 2010 in Boston, MA. If you served on the USS YANCEY, please contact George Clifton. His address is 9620 Mansfield Ave, Oak Lawn, IL 60453. Telephone number is 708-425-8531. Email address is clifs@ameritech.net Web: www.mlrsinc.com/yancey

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