Saturday, August 10, 2013

D Troop 3/4 Cavalry Mini-Reunion 2013


Fellow Troopers,

     The 10th Annual Veterans Day Mini-Reunion of the Centaurs from Troop D (Air), 3d Squadron, 4th Cavalry and Troop F (Air), 4th Cavalry will be held in Des Moines, Iowa, from Saturday, 9 November to Tuesday, 12 November 2013.  Although the mini-reunion is being hosted by the Centaurs, anyone who served with the 3d Squadron, 4th Cavalry in Vietnam or Iraq/Afghanistan is welcome to attend.  This year’s activity is being planned by Jerry Brownfield from Troop B in 68 – 69.

    The Ramada Tropics Resort and Conference Center will be our gathering point for the weekend.  Jerry has made arrangements for a block of rooms at the special rate of $75.00 a night.  Contact the Ramada Tropics at 515-278-0271.  Use the code “D/F Trp Mini-Reunion” to reserve your room.  The current drop-dead day for making your reservation is 1 October, but Jerry is working on getting an extension to the cutoff day. The website for the Ramada Tropics is http://www.ramadatropicsresort.com.  The Ramada Tropics is located at 5000 Merle Hays Road, near Exit 131 of I80/I35 in Des Moines, IA.

    In order to provide more time for renewing old friendships, making new friendships, and general socializing, Jerry has only planned three group activities.  Jerry will be providing a list of other things to see and do (shopping for the wives) in Des Moines in your reunion packet.
         Sunday afternoon we will be taking a tour of the Iowa Historical Museum.  (http://www.iowahistory.org/museum/index.html) 
        Sunday evening we will be gathering in the hotel lobby for group photos and then heading to Smokey D’s Restaurant for dinner. (http://smokeydsbbq.com/)
        Monday morning we will be observing Veterans Day by traveling to Camp Dodge to attend the Veterans Day service and concert conducted by the Iowa National Guard.  (Camp Dodge is the home for the Iowa National Guard.)  After the memorial service, we will be taking a tour of the Iowa National Guard’s Gold Star Museum at Camp Dodge.  (http://www.iowanationalguard.com/History/Museum/Pages/home.aspx)
   
    For additional information or questions, contact:
        Jerry Brownfield at nrthrnpik@msn.com
        Fred Reese at freese@wiatel.net
        Dale Dow at daled@kansas.net

Thursday, June 20, 2013

64th Annual 25th Infantry Division Association Reunion - Oct 2013


 

Fellow Troopers,

     Just a quick reminder that this year's 25th Infantry Division Reunion will be held at Fort Benning, GA from October 13th to Oct 19th 2013.


Details about this year's reunion can be found in the reunion packet. To register for the reunion or make your hotel reservations, print out the the forms found in the packet and mail them with your payment. You will also find details about reunion activities and tours



The forms are in Adobe Acrobat format and require the free reader to view/print them.Visit the Adobe website and download itif needed. 


The following troopers have indicated that they plan to attend the reunion.

Jerry Headley 68/69
Bill Ruff
Jim Walt
Robert Winkler
Stephen Torres
Geoffrey Cushing-Murray 1968
Dave Cox 65/66
Earl Hornung 1966
Bingo Bingham 68/69
Dennis Roe 68/69
Danny Rabon 1970

Thanks!