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Military reunions

10th Division Support Groups are organizing their first reunion. Contact Ray Martineau for more information, 387 Boynton St., Bedfored, NH 03110, or phone 603-622-6243 or email

62nd Tank Bn, in Kitzingen, Germany, those who served during the time frame of 1955-1958, are organizing their first reunion. Please contact Sony Vanderpool, PO Box 151, Russellville, KY 42276, or phone 270-725-4214.

97th Signal Battalion Association of the US Army has formed an active Association. Reunions are held in different sections of the United States and all former battalion members and their families are invited to attend these functions. For more information contact the Secretary, 3 High Ridge Circle, Uncasville, Conn. 06382, or call 860-848-0895, or email or visit

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 George Akerhielm, 7636 Sturbridge Dr., Manlius, NY 13104, or phone 315-682-9460 or email The next reunion will be in the spring of 2005.

United States Atlantic Fleet Air Force Composite Squadron VC-7 will have a reunion in May, 2005 in Reno, Nev. Contact Joe D Ambrosio, 10645 Calvine Rd., Sacramento, Calif. 95830. Phone: 916-689-6924.

USS BRYCE CANYON (AD-36) will have a reunion in the fall of 2004. Contact John Seagrove, 1391 Alderwood Manor, Vail, AZ 85641, or call 520-762-9424, or email

USS ENGLAND (DLG/CG-22) will hold their next reunion in the summer of 2005 in Charleston, SC. Information contact Dennis O Brien, 909 E. Yorba Linda Blvd., H218, Placentia, Calif., 92870. Phone: 714-961-6840. E-mail

USS ENTERPRISE, officers and crew who took part in Operation Sea Orbit, will have a reunion, for information contact Gary Arlaud ADR3, 111 E. Leland, Des Moines, IA 50315 or phone 515-285-7568 or email

USS FARGO (CL-106) will be having a reunion on Oct. 21-24 in San Antonio, TX. Contact Clarence Tex Simmons, 131 Georgia Pl., New Braunfels, TX 78130 or phone 830-629-7137 or email

USS HOLLAND (AS-32) crewmembers are planning their second reunion for Feb 17-20, 2005 in Charleston, SC. Contact Jose Garcia, 1313 East Plum St., Laredo, Texas, 78040. Phone 956-791-2039. E-mail

USS JONAS INGRAM (DD-938) will have a reunion in the Washington DC/Baltimore area Oct. 28-31. Contact Gary Weiss, 3616 Fairfield Dr., Clermont, FL. 34711 or call 352-241-8582 or email

USS OAK HILL (LSD-7) Crewmembers Association will be held Oct. 21-24 in New Orleans, LA. For more information contact Pat Patterson, PO Box 86, St. Johns, AZ 85936. Phone 928-337-2670 or email

USS RANKIN (AKA-103/LKA-103) will have a reunion Oct. 28-31 in Norfolk, VA. Contact Lou Skip Sander, 153 Mayer Dr., Pittsburgh, PA 15237 or phone 412-367-1376 or email

USS ROWAN (DD-405/DD-782) will have a reunion Nov. 10-14 in San Antonio, Texas, contact Leo Jack Moore, #4 Ley Pl., Sussex, NJ 07461-2413 or call 973-875-4582 or email

USS SAMPLE (DE/FF-1048) will have a reunion in the fall of 2004.

Contact Dina coffey as soon as possible at 3330 Springs Rd. NE, Hickory, NC 28601, or call 828-256-6008 or email

USS SAN MARCOS (LSD-25) will be holding their next reunion in the fall in the Mystic/New London, Ct. area. Contact Ray Willis, 2899 Sherwood Dr., Lima, OH 45805 or call 419-331-4699 or email

USS SIRIUS (AF-60) will have their first reunion this fall in Augusta, Ga. Contact Dr. Charles Wilson, 731 Riverbend Dr., Martinez, Ga., phone: 706-855-5242, e-mail:

USS YANCEY (AKA-93) will hold their reunion Nov. 4-7 in San Francisco, CA. Contact George Clifton, 4660 West 89th Pl., Hometown, IL 60456-1041 or phone 708-425-8531 or email

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