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Reunion is still on as of 9/10/2017.

Weather is good for Charleston Tuesday thru Sunday

Everyone be safe and happy travels.

Whiskey Battery Reunion

Sept. 14-17, 2017

Where:  Charleston, S.C.

Location:  Quality Inn and Suites, 196 Patriots Point Road, Mount Pleasant, S.C.  29464

                  Phone # (843) 856-8817 or (843) 856-8818

                  Reference Whiskey 1-12 Marine Corps Battery when making reservations

Room types:  BSNQQ –Queen Suite with 2 queen beds, sofa sitting area, sofa sleeper, wet bar sink, mini fridge, microwave and traditional bath.    Cost $109.99 per night

NQQ – Deluxe room with 2 queen beds, sofa sleeper, set bar sink, mini fridge microwave and traditional bath.  Cost $104.99 per night.  Difference in rooms is no sofa living area.

Complimentary use of the Patriots Room (meeting room) Monday September 11, - Sunday September 17, 2017.

Please cancel any group room reservations by 4 p.m. local hotel time 30 days prior to arrival to avoid a cancellation penalty. 

Individual group room reservations cancellation policy without penalty is by 4 pm local hotel time, 3 days prior to arrival.

Free hot southern breakfast buffet daily includes, eggs, bacon and/or sausage, biscuits, biscuit gravy, homemade grits, pancake and waffle stations, pastries, toast, cereals, fruit, juices and coffee.

Amenities:  Free: 

Hot southern breakfast buffet, Wi-Fi, microwave and refrigerator, weekday newspaper, coffee, parking, fitness center, outdoor pool, interior corridors with card and key entrances, guest laundry facility and the entire hotel is non-smoking.

Rate is for September 11-26, for the early birds.

If questions contact: Russell Hicks (410)-808-2408




                                              WHISKEY 1-12 BATTERY

                                   15 TH REUNION ITINERARY


9/13/2017      Boone Hall Plantation and Gardens                           

                       1235 Long Point Road. Mt. Pleasant, S.C.  29464


Wednesday 10:00 a.m.     Hours 9-5

                                             Admission $21 (seniors 65+ and military/AAA)

                                             $24 adults

                     Tour the gardens and plantation.  Meet in hotel lobby.


9/14/2017     USS YORKTOWN                              

                      40 Patriots Point Road, Mount Pleasant, S.C.  29464


Thursday 10:00 a.m.     Hours 9 – 6:30

                                             Admission $14.50 Pay at ticket booth on site.

                                             Tour the aircraft carrier and Vietnam display.  Meet at site. 


5:00 p.m.      LEWIS BARBECUE                        

                      464 North Nassau St.

                       Charlestown, S.C.  29403


                    Counter service, order and pay individually.


9/15/2017     FORT SUMTER                                                                     

                     40 Patriots Pt. Road, Mt. Pleasant, S.C.  29464


Friday 10:00 a.m.       Meet at site.  $17.50 per person.

                      Mail check to:  Russell Hicks  3039 Hanover Pike Hanover, PA  17331

                                                   DUE:  August 1, 2017

 5:00 p.m.     Dinner. Site to be determined.

If questions contact Russell Hicks:  410-808-2404.  Shirt information will follow in the next few weeks.


If interested in ordering Tee Shirts or Polo Shirts for this reunion check with Russell Hicks for details or email the

webmaster for a electronic information on shirts.