15th Reunion Charleston, S.C.
September 14-16 2017
Whiskey Battery 1-12
September 16, 2017
15th Annual Reunion Minutes
Time Meeting Opened: 9 a.m. Number Present: 29
Opened meeting with prayer by Charlie Biddix
Pledge of Allegiance
Marine Corps Hymn: Hammond Dean
Remembrance of Those We Lost – Russel Hicks and Virgil Boyer. Names were read by Russel Hicks, Virgil Boyer rang bell. Virgil Boyer said prayer.
Treasurer’s Report – Ron Cummins, Ending balance $1087.56
Old Business: Motion made to spend $75.00 in donation of flowers to funerals of members who pass away. Russ Adams volunteered to be responsible.Money was passed out to those who paid for Ft Sumner trip, which was cancelled.
Connie Jines reminded all of writing their Vietnam stories to put together in a book.
New Business: Welcomed new people attending this year.
Call for volunteer to host 2018 reunion. Garry and Connie Jines volunteered in Detroit Michigan
Melanie Carideo (Dick Stroud’s step daughter) volunteered Chattanooga Tennessee for 2019
Any pictures taken this weekend can be sent to Russel Hicks or Vickie Burrage to be put on website.
William Shaw (new attendee) brought up that he has a source that can restore old pictures, if anyone was interested see him.
Russell Hicks thanked everyone who helped with planning, supplying snacks, and helping in general.
Group pictures to follow meeting.
Donations to the battery fund can be made at the snack table. ($502.00 was collected and mailed to the Treasurer)
Meeting was adjourned at 9:35
Richard (Dick ) Stroud
Melonie Carideo, Stepdaughter
Garry Jines and Connie
Russ Hicks, Joye, Daughter, Leslie, Son Russell and Son-in-law Rob
Ron and Myra Cummins
William J. Shaw
Reggie Zhuckkahosee, Reggie II, Gina and Caroline
Russ Adams and Judy
Virgil Boyer and Sandy
Hamond Dean, Jr.
Keith and Teddie Reichenbach
Greg and Pam Weaver and daughter Jill
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