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Military reunions

10th Division Support Groups are organizing their first reunion. Contact Ray Martineau for more information, 387 Boynton St., Bedford, N.H. 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, P.O. 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 information contact the Secretary, 3 High Ridge Circle, Uncasville, Conn., 06382, or call 860-848-0895, or email or visit

Association of Sons and Daughters of WWII Veterans, will lead a group to England and France during April 2006 to commemorate the 62nd Anniversary of D-Day landings, Battle for Normandy and the drive through France to the Rhine. For information call Sy Canton at the Association, 561-865-8495 or send inquiries to 5121 B Nesting Way, Delray Beach, Fla. 33484.

Combat Veterans of Iwo Jima, Inc. will return to the battlefield for a reunion, March 3-10. Interested veterans, families and friends can contact Combat Veterans of Iwo Jima at 703-212-0695 or fax 703-212-8567, or email: or go to the return is being coordinated by Military Historical Tours, 4600 Duke St., Alexandria, VA 22304-2517.

USS AMPHION (AR-13) former crewmembers will have a reunion in the spring in the Chicago area. Contact Lloyd Stagg, 7407 Lillie Ln., Pensacola, Fla. 32526, or phone 850-944-3302 or email

USS ARCADIA (AD-23) former crewmembers will have a reunion in the spring of 2006 in the Chicago area. Contact Andrew Malone, 38 Croyden Ln., Hicksville, NY 11801, or call 516-681-0725 or email

USS BOWEN (FF-1079) is planning a reunion for June of 2006 in Charleston, SC. Contact Ricky Burke, 925 Charter Club Dr., Lawrenceville, GA 30043 or phone 770-338-1069 or email:

USS BRADLEY (DE/FF-1041) reunion will be held Nov. 9-12 in Charlston, SC. Contact Bruce Gottsch, 20 Crambrook Rd., New City, NY 10956-4702, or call 845-634-3993 or email or go to

USS CADMUS (AR-14) will be having a reunion in the spring of 2006 in the Chicago area. Contact Robert E. Baschmann, 11231 Bullis Rd., Marilla, NY 14102, or call 716-655-5415 or email

USS CAMBRIA (APA-36) Coast Guard and Navy crewmen will have a reunion in April 2006 in Albuquerque, NM. Contact David Stoll, 820 Carnation Dr., Wapakoneta, OH 45895 or call 419-738-3786 or email

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, Iowa, 50315 or phone 515-285-7568 or email

USS EUNICE (PCE-846) is planning a reunion for April 2006 in Savannah, GA. Contact Harry Kalbach, 613 Sherman St., Menlo, IA 50164, or call 641-524-2811 or email

USS HALFBEAK (SS-352) is planning a reunion for 2006. Please contact Mike Martin, 2542 Deep Creek Rd., Palmyra, VA 22963, or call 434-589-8298 or by email:

USS HOLLAND (AS-32) is planning a reunion for July 20-23 in the Cincinnati area. Contact Jose Garcia, 1313 East Plum St., Laredo, TX 78040 or call 956-791-2039 or email

USS JOHN HOOD (DD-655) will be meeting in Mobile, AL for the next reunion in the spring of 2006. Contact Alfred DiDonato, 5 Maple Ln., Topsfield, MA 01983 or phone 978-887-6034 or email:

USS JONAS INGRAM (DD-938) will have a reunion in Charleston, SC in October 2006. Contact Gary Weiss, 3616 Fairfield Dr., Clermont, FL 34711 or phone 352-241-8582 or email: or go to

USS MADDOX DESTROYER ASSOC. (DD-168, DD-622 & DD-731), reunion will be June 21-25 in Portland, Oregon. Contact Ken Chestnut, 6844 Clara Lee Ave., San Diego, CA 92120, or call 619-582-1238 or email to

USS TARAWA (CV-40 &LHA-1) will have their 17th reunion in Albuquerque, NM, May 4-7. Contact Frank Grosey, 976 Holly St., Bull Head City, AZ 86442, or call 928-763-8242 or email to or Walter Tothero, Membership/Treasurer, 1009 Lane Ave., Crawfordsville, IN 47933, or call 765-362-6937 or email

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