Reunion 2017 -  Buffalo, New York          


The 2017 Reunion dates are Thursday, September 21st with a checkout date on Sunday, September 24th. The rate is $109 per night plus tax ($13.75). For those that want an extended stay you can get the special rate 2 days prior or after our reunion.

The reunion will be at the Marriott Airport Fairfield Inn with free airport shuttle and a hot breakfast and free parking. The phone for booking is 1-716-633-2488. The address is 4271 Genesee Street, Cheektowaga, NY, 14225. More to follow next issue. Rod Congdon


Airport Fairfield Inn Link

Wednesday, September 20:

Early Check in Hospitality Room opens from 4:00 PM to 11:00 PM On your own for the evening

Thursday, September 21:

Official start of our reunion Hospitality room open from 12:00 Noon until 11:30 PM Host & Hostess Pizza and Wings party- 6:00 PM in Hospitality Room

Friday, September 22:

Board Meeting- 9:00 AM Hospitality Room General Membership Meeting- 10:00 AM Hospitality Room Hospitality Room open from 12:00 Noon until 11:30 PM On your own for supper For those interested, Cook out at the Hospitality Room 5:30 PM until 7:00 PM, $5 per person Music in the Hospitality Room 8:00 PM- 11:00 PM by an all veteran local band

Saturday, September 23:

Memorial Service Rendezvous – Parking Lot- 9:00 AM Drive to Buffalo Naval and Servicemen’s Park 9:15 AM Memorial at Naval and Servicemen’s Park 10:00 AM Time allowed for tour of the Park and Canal Side if desired Return to hotel at 12:00 Noon Hospitality Room open 1:00 PM until 12:00 Midnight Banquet in Hospitality Room at 6:00 PM Auction in Hospitality Room at 8:00 PM (This pays for our reunion cost; please bring something to auction and your banker)

Sunday, September 24:

Check out and farewells

This Huey was in Nam. Couldn’t have been used by us on any of our missions; no bullet holes! This and other displays will be available to see at the Buffalo Naval and Servicemen’s Park where we will have out Memorial Service

Above the USS Boston submarine sail is on display at the park. Below is the USS Little Rock to be captained by Jacks!