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John Dodd

88th Trans Co Reunion

88th Transportation Company (Ankhe Vietnam)

March 9 to 10. 2018 at LaPorte, IN   Contact Paul Otte (812)498-3790  or email ronda_weston@yahoo.com

 

 
John Dodd

3rd Port Reunion Of Army Mariners

3rd Port Army Mariners Reunion, Fort Eustis, Virginia, 5/19. Contact Becky Brashears, (757)566-8110  or   3rdportreunion@gmail.com.

 

 
John Dodd

Gathering XVI (2018) Flyer

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John Dodd

Kokomo Sept 2018

Kokomo Reunion at the healing field on route 26, September 13 to 16,  2018.  Wildthing  crew will arrive on the 12th to set up. Again we will be in front of the big flag by the stage unless things are changed. I am leaving some old comments and pictures here. Hotel reservations must be made early as the rooms are usually gone by March. call and Make them. You can always cancel if needed.  Kokomo city is about 6 miles  Hotels are 7 to 10 miles. Some of the Wild Thing group stay at the Super 8 or Holiday Inn Express in Gas City about 18 miles away. For more info  www.hcvvo.net  Motel 6 is just a place to sleep, coffee. We allways go to Choo Choo McGoos for breakfast, Best in town. Some hotel Info listed below.

 

HOTEL PRICE’S For Sept. 13-16, 2018

Together with the Kokomo Chamber of Commerce we have contacted several hotel’s to promote Veterans discounts for the September Reunion. 

 

Quality Inn & Suites(formerly Fairfield Inn) $80.00 plus tax
Phone: 765-453-8822 (you must call this number to receive this rate)

Super 8 – $89.99 plus tax
Phone: 765-455-3288 (you must call this number to receive this rate)

Comfort Inn – 99.00 plus tax
Phone: 765-452-5050 (you must call this number & ask for E-Troop rate)

La Quinta Inn & Suites (formerly Holiday Inn Express) contacting new owner at this time.

Motel 6 (contact early fills up fast)
Phone: 765-457-8211 

Days Inn – No general Veterans discount rate but several groups stay there for discounted rate.
Phone: 765-450-9766

Baymont Inn & Suites – Have not heard back from Manager.
Phone: 765-459-8001

Courtyard by Marriott – Offering a 15% Veterans discount off of regular Rate 
Phone: 765-453-0800

Hampton Inn & Suites – Rate $159.00 no Veterans discount offered. 
Phone: 765-459-8001

 

All discounted rates expire July 1st 2018

http://www.hcvvo.net                                                                 

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Dedication of Brutus Replica Gun Truck

From John (“Crowbar”) Porter…

YOU ARE INVITED TO ATTEND THE DEDICATION OF THE REPLICA GUN TRUCK BRUTUS:

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1 OCT 2016

11AM

MILITARY VETERANS MUSEUM & EDUCATION CENTER, 4300 POBEREZNY RD, OSHKOSH WI 54902.

IT WILL BE DEDICATED TO HONOR ALL OF THE ARMY TRANSPORTATION CORP’S UNITS THAT SERVED IN VIETNAM.

IT WILL BE ON PERMANENT LOAN TO THE MUSEUM WHO PROVIDED THE CREW THAT CONSTRUCTED THE EXACT REPLICA OF BRUTUS TO ITS 1969 CONFIGURATION AND DID AN OUTSTANDING JOB. THEY WILL HAVE IT ON DISPLAY AT THE MUSEUM FOR THE PUBLIC VIEWING.

BRUTUS BELONGS TO ROGER BLINK THE THIRD DRIVER OF BRUTUS WHO WILL BE TAKING IT OUT OF THE MUSEUM AT VARIOUS TIME FOR PARADES AND SPECIAL OCCASIONS.

THE POINT OF CONTACT FOR THIS IS: ROGER BLINK. E-MAIL: RJBLINKINC@AOL.COM

1B DENNIS ORSESKE, MEL YOHN, DAVE KERSZTYN, DALE ANDERSEN, LARRY KUEPPER, AL ALLEN, CRAIG BILDERNACK (HOLDING M-16)

 
John Dodd

Gathering 14 Registration and Itenary

The Gathering 2016 Registration

Click above for Registration and information for Gathering 14. You may have to click it again on the comment page.

 
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Lest We Forget…

 

If you’re in the vicinity of SW Michigan – you might want to check this event out,  June 19-21.  I understand the Wild Thing and company are planning on making an appearance.  Here is a link to the official web site… (http://www.lestweforgetusa.org)  … some pics (getting ready for the event) are located in the photo gallery…

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Proud American

Proud American in Christmas Parade

Tomorrow we will take Proud American about 90 miles southeast to Leesburg, Georgia and participate in their annual Christmas Parade.

We are supporting a request from a fellow CAMO Member who comes up a couple times a year to support us in our parades, especially the Veterans Parade.

I’ll try to post some pics tomorrow night.

 

 
John Dodd

Satans LiL Angel At Carlisle Pa

This Past weekend Satans Lil Angle was on display at Carlisle, Pa Army Heritage Center for Armed Forces weekend. Photo Album  posted.Satans Lil Angel

 
John Dodd

KOKOMO 31st

psychotic reactionI’ll be heading to Kokomo Tuesday and hook up with the Wildthing crew on Wednesday. Web has 23 lbs of pork butt and I have 10 lbs of deer sausage.  Come join us. Just listen for the music and find us across from the stage. Last year was a good one with more  815th Engr members coming.

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