We welcome your military reunion notices. Listings in The Veterans Journal are free, but space is ALWAYS limited. Send the name, date and place of the reunion; contact person, address and phone number.

Deadlines are:
       Autumn (July 1st)
       Winter (October 1st)
       Spring (January 1st)
       Summer (April 1st)

These deadlines are advisory because some issues are filled months in advance. Send your reunion information as soon as you know about it!

Submit your Reunions by:
       E-Mail to:    [email protected]
       Fax to:         619-230-1577
       U.S. Mail:   The Editor
                            Veterans Journal
                            9502 Fairbanks Ave.
                            San Diego, California, 92123

Current Reunion Listings


Loring AFB Firefighters
Reunion on 16-17 July 2004.
Please contact us if you or any one you know was ever a Loring AFB firefighter.
Norman McPherson, 207-328-4108,, [email protected].

Aviano Reunion Assn. Nov. 3 – 7, 2004. San Antonio, TX
Contact: Ben Catalina, 8510 Aesop Lane, Universal City, TX 78148,
(888) 522-7447, [email protected],

29th Radio Squadron Mobile, Clark AFB, Republic of the Philippines, 1952-55.
Third reunion to be held in Biloxi, Mississippi, November, 2005. Contact: Bob Rennick, 127 Oak Leaf Drive, Kings Mountain, NC, 28086. (704) 435-0555, [email protected]

The first 3918th Combat Support Group RAF Upper Heyford, England, reunion is planned for October 8-11, 2004 at Branson, Mo.
Contact Jim Seymour, [email protected] for details and to get added to the contact list. 845-454-6641 or 16 Townsend Blvd., Poughkeepsie, NY 12603-1135

51st Fighter Interceptor Wing Assoc.
15th Reunion September 9-11, 2004. Albany Quality Inn Hotel, 3 Waterviliet Ave., Albany, NY 12206
Hosts: Harry and Trudy Bauser, Phone: 845-246-5818: Rate: $89.00 plus taxes. [email protected]. If you are not a member of the Assoc. get in touch with Keith Fannon at [email protected] for info. The reunion website is Seeking members of the 401st SPS stationed at Torrejon Air Base from 1972 thru 1979. If interested contact Mike (Zip)Gilligan at Mike.J.[email protected] or Greg (Baby J) Johnson at [email protected]


ASA Philippines (1948-1971) reunion 07-10 October 2004,
The Sea Mist Resort, Myrtle Beach, SC
Contact: Dick Lewis Phone: (315) 498-8609
Email: [email protected]

51st Signal Battalion, September 14-16, 2004,
Double Tree Inn, Nashville, TN. Korean Vets and all former members are welcome.
Contact: Tommy Thompson, 4129 Fairway Dr., Granbury, TX 76049
Telephone: 817-326-4773 E-Mail: [email protected]

224 Heavy Mortar Company (Korea 1950-53) Reunion Sept. 19- 23. 2004
Gold Coast Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas, NV.
For info contact Bob Humble, 305 S. Cedar Dr.Covina, CA 91723.
Phone 626-966-6897. E-mail [email protected]

The 888th Signal Co Depot (avn) 16th Reunion in Pittsburgh, Pa in August 26, 27 and 28, 2004 at the Hotel Sheraton Station Square, 89 bucks a nite.
For reservations call (412) 803 3855.
For more info call or write Peter Kuhn, 696 Lechner Lane, Pittsburgh, Pa 15227.
Phone (412) 993 5549


USS Cor Caroli (AK91). Sep 22-25, 2000, Reno NV.
Lee Bergfeld, 806 S Garfield St, Steeleville IL 62288-2318;


Aviation Logistics Marines, 7-10 Oct 2004, Havelock, NC,
All A/C Maintenance, Avionics, Aviation Ordnance and Aviation Supply Personnel,
All Ranks, Active Duty, Reserve, or Retired.
Contact Don Davis P.O. Box 293, Havelock, NC 28532,
Phone: (252)-444-1777, or E-Mail: [email protected]

USS Nimitz (CVN-68) Association Reunion 2004
(Includes ships company, squadrons, staffs, detachments,Navy and Marine for all years)
September 22 – 26 2004 Pensacola, FL
Joe Brunner 2745 Mercury Drive, Lemon Grove, CA 91945-2100 [email protected]
Day 619-400-5322, Evening 619-466-2132, FAX 619-466-8595

The Marine Corps Mustang Association reunion will be held Sept 13-17, 2004
Days Inn, Niagara Falls, NY. POC
Bill Max, PO Box 1314, Delran, NJ 08075; 800-321-USMC or [email protected]

3rd Bn. 1st Marines 3/1 2004 reunion will be in Louisville, Kentucky
October 4th, 5th & 6th, 2004 at the Executive West Hotel.
Further information is available at this website: or email [email protected].


USS Houston CA 30 – C:L 81 reunion at the Clarion Mansion Hotel in Sacramento CA, October 5th thru 9th, 2004;
Contact: Jenny Ellinghouse, 3323 N. Biola Ave., Kerman, CA 93630;
559-843-2207 E-mail [email protected]

USS Monticello LSD 35 reunion for all hands June 24, 25 and 26, 2005 in Las Vegas, NV.
Contact: Bob Behm, 3011 Dunn Road, Valley Springs, CA 95252 Ph:209-772-0543
Email: [email protected] Or Gary Nordman [email protected]

USS Navarro APA 215 Reunion, Mobile, Alabama, Oct, 13-16, 2004.
Contact Don Bush @ 256-413-7295 or e-mail, [email protected].

USS WISCONSIN (BB-64) Reunion Nashville, TN. September 7-12, 2004.
Contact: Dom Menta at 570-620-1446 or email [email protected]
All info about our reunion is posted on

USS Boston CA-69, CAG-1 SSN-703 reunion in Andover, MA on July 8 – 11, 2004.
Contact USS Boston Shipmates, Inc.,
Arthur L. Hebert, Sec’y., P.O Box 816, Amherst, NH 03031-0816.
Phone 603-672-8772.

USS Nimitz (CVN-68) Association Reunion 2004
(Includes ships company, squadrons, staffs, detachments,Navy and Marine for all years)
September 22 – 26, 2004 Pensacola, FL.
Joe Brunner 2745 Mercury Drive, Lemon Grove, CA 91945-2100
[email protected] Day 619-400-5322, Evening 619-466-2132, FAX 619-466-8595

USS Thomas Jefferson SSBN/SSN 618 Association Reunion. Sept 8 thru 12, 2004;
New London, CT;
Contact: Paul Wm. Orstad, 30 Surrey Lane, Norwich, CT 06360-6541;
860-889-4750 Email: [email protected]
Web page:

USS Benjamin Franklin (SSBN 640) Association
2nd reunion will be held at the Groton Inn & Suites in Groton, CT
from September 9 – 12, 2004.
More info on our website at or contact Allen “Len” Exelby at: [email protected] or call Len toll free at (877) 257-7986.

USS MARKAB AK31, AD21, AR23 reunion Sept 30 to Oct 3, 2004,
San Diego, CA;
Host & Hostess are: Don & Betty Somers, 700 Thompson Street , Glastonbury, CT 06033;
Email [email protected]

USS Kawishiwi AO-146 reunion Sept.15 thru 18, 2004
Mobile, Alabama at Radisson Admiral Semmes Hotel. Register Early.
Contact: Robert Taylor at 251-343-4740 or [email protected]
Web site:

The Fleet Tanker Association will hold their Sept. 12-14, 2004 at Branson, MO
Mel Woodward 1-714-985-0778 or [email protected]
ALL AOs invited to attend.

USS Henry W. Tucker DD/R 875 reunion October 10-14, 2004,
Francis Marion Hotel, Charleston, SC,
Contact: J.W. “Bill” Siler, Jr. BTC USNR Ret
508-888-3049 [email protected]

USS Berkeley DDG-15 reunion 30 Sept. – 03 Oct.
Branson, Missouri 120 South Wildwood Drive Branson, MO
Contact: email Ray Bartlett [email protected]
Phone: (909)981-7587 Website: