Melbourne Florida Vietnam Veterans Reunion
April 21-28, 2013


 

101st AIRBORNE DIVISION VIETNAM VETERANS
19th ANNUAL REUNION
2013 Rapid City, South Dakota.

September 5 - 8, 2013

REUNION PHOTO'S

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ANNUAL BUSINESS MEETING , HOSPITALITY ROOM and BANQUET


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MOUNT RUSHMORE TOUR


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C-23 Sherpa

UH 72

UH 60

SOUTH DAKOTA ARMY NATIONAL GUARD AVIATION UNIT
in RAPID CITY
TOUR


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UNITS


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VIEWS FROM THE AREA


GUEST SPEAKER


Ed (Doc) Barbour
Vietnam Revisited 40 Years Later
A/1/502nd Infantry
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BIO


REUNION HEADQUARTERS



Best Western
Ramkota Hotel
Rapid City, SD
2111 North LaCrosse St
Rapid City, SD 57701-7858,
Phone: (605) 343-8550
Fax: (605) 343-9107
(800) 528-1234

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FUND RAISER



Raymond Diaz won the Vietnam Wall


For those who served.
This monumental work honors the memorial to Vietnam Veterans in Washington, D.C.
The wall displays real names and presents a mirrorlike surface that reflects the emotions of the family that searches for the name of a loved one.
Presented by the "Friends of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial".
Made of cold-cast bronze, a blend of powdered bronze and resins.
Measures 10 1/2 inches in height.
Comes with a certificate of authenticity signed by Tony Orlando, Vice chairman of the Franklin Mint.



Dale Thompson won the Soldier Statue


The 3 special drawings winners,
Dave Nesbitt
Rich Hosking
Larry "Gene" Tanner
each won a night of free lodging.


Banquet Buffet Menu

Chicken Breast with Asparagus Tips in Champagne Cream Sauce.
Yankee Pot Roast with Savory Gravy.
Served with garden salad; choice of ranch or Italian vinagrette or French dressings.
Choice of two deli salads (fruit salad ambrosia or pasta salad)
Red skinned mashed potatoes, seasonal vegetable, rolls with butter, coffee and ice tea).
Dessert plates with choice of: New York Cheesecake, Raspberry/White Chocolate Cake and Walnut Carrot Cake.
Wine by the glass will be available.


Schedule

Thursday September 5, 2013
10:00 am - whenever, Hospitality Room Open (Suites 1702 & 1703)
10:00 am - whenever, Quarter Master Sales Open (Sylvan #2 meeting room across hall from hospitality room)
10:00 am - 5:00 pm Check-in and registration (at Hospitality Room)
Free time to visit Deadwood, Custer State Park, etc.

Friday, September 6, 2013
9:00 am Hospitality Room open
9:00 - 11:00 am Board of Governors Meeting (Sylvan #2 meeting room across the hall from the hospitality room)
11:30 am - 12:30 pm Pizza Party in Hospitality Rm (Suites 1702 & 1703)
12:30 pm - 13:30 pm Auction, (Sylvan #2 meeting room across hall from hospitality room)
3:00 pm Bus departs for Crazy Horse Memorial and Mount Rushmore Tours.
4:00 pm Arrive at Crazy Horse Memorial
4:00 pm - 5:15 pm visit Crazy Horse Memorial
5:30 pm Bus departs Crazy Horse Memorial for Mount Rushmore
6:00 pm Bus arrives Mount Rushmore National Monument
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm Dinner (on your own) and tour Mt. Rushmore Museum, visit gift shop.
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm Mount Rushmore Lighting Ceremony
9:00 pm return to bus for trip back to Reunion Hotel
10:00 pm arrive back at Reunion Hotel

Saturday September 7, 2013
9:00 am 4:00 pm Hospitality room open
9:00 am - 11:00 am Organization Business Meeting
2:00 pm Depart hotel for SDARNG Aviation Facility
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm Tour SDARNG Aviation Facility
3:30 pm - 4:00 pm return to reunion hotel
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm free time
6:00 pm - 6:30 pm social hour
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm (Sheridan Room) Banquet Dinner, & Raffle Winner announcement
8:00 pm - 8:30 pm Vietnam Revisited 40 Years Later, presented by 101st Airborne Division Vietnam Veteran and former medic with Co. A, 1st Battalion Airborne, 502nd Infantry Regiment , Ed Barbour
Hospitality Room will be open after Banquet

Sunday, September 8, 2013
Check out, return home

Check schedule at reunion for any changes.

 


2013

REGISTERED ATTENDEES



Dave & Rosemary Nesbitt
Mike & Bobbie Sellers
Hector & Ana Colon Rios
Freddy Baker & Barbara Doloughty-Baker
Rod & Helen Green
Ed Barbour & Leslie DeMagistris
D.W. Rada
John & Mary Marlowe
Wally & Judy Morrow
Sandra Bierhals
Bryan Morrow
Tony Krueger & Amy Morrow Krueger
Michael & Sheila Santure
Raymond Diaz
Ted & Marilyn Bridges
Dale & Barbara Thompson
Thomas N. & Nancy Cassick
Rick Jestice
Bruce & Patricia Roshong
Jean Louis & Yun Cha Soucy
Larry Tanner
Larry Senko
James & Elaine Mathews
Thomas J. & Linda Barrett
Malcolm & Roger Craig
Robert & Frances Haack
Al Sims
Joseph F. Harbright
Peter & Dianne Smith
William & Janet Ramsey
Rich Hosking
John & Jean Walker
Phyllis Candy
John G. Butts
Jack McDannel
Don Hurlbut