NOTEBOOK POLICY: Please submit notices five months in advance of your reunion. Reunions with specific dates will be given preference. Notices will be published only once and as space permits. Pass-Down-The-Line notices are published on a space-available basis, and non-members are charged $40.00 per notice. There is no fee for reunion notices.
Reunions 390th Bomb Group Vet. Assn, VVVVII, 8th Air Force, 18-22 Oct. 95. Tuscon, AZ. Contact: T. McCall, 390th Memorial Museum Foundation. 6000 E. Valencia Rd, Tuscon, AZ 85706. 520-574-0287.
Exercise Tiger (the Sinking of LST in the English Channel) in Apr. 1944, 10 Nov. 95, Arlington Cem.. VA. Contact: E. Eckstam. 2118 20th Ave„ Monroe, WI 53566. 608-3252559.
Northwestern Univ. Midshipmen’s School, 1940-45, 30 Nov.-3 Dec. 95, San Antonio, TX. Contact: R. Wilch, N61 W29799 Stoney Hill Ct„ Hartland, WI 53029. 414-367-5643.
SEAL Museum Assn., 10-12 Nov. 95, Fort Pierce. FL. Contact: SEAL Museum Assn., 3300 N. Aia, Fort Pierce, FL 32949. 407595-1570.
USMC CAP/CUP of Vietnam, 9-11 Nov. 95, Washington D C. Contact: L. Puglleso, 131 Lander Ave., Staten Island, NY 10314. 718494-2398, Fax: 718-494-7417.
USN Air Group 27, 24-26 Oct. 95, Cocoa Beach, FL. Contact: L. Ghastin, 510 Dadson Dr., Lansing, MI 48911. 517-882-0035.
USN Amphib. Force Attack Boats, WWII, 10-12 Nov. 95. Contact: E. Brisbois, Box 3328, Ft. Pierce, FL. 407-468-8875.
USS Annapolis (AGMR-1), 9-12 Nov. 95, Norfolk. VA. Contact: R. Belt, 1430 Catamount Rd., Fairfield, CT 06430. 704-256-6008.
USS Atlas (ARL-7), 2-5 Nov. 95, Orlando, FL. Contact: J. Roening, 202 Joey Ct., Hubert, NC 28539. 704-256-6008.
USS Bausell, 17-19 Nov. 95, Houston, TX. Contact: W. Doyle, 1101 Abbott Dr., Pearland, TX 77584. 713-997-7157.
USS Charles R. Ware (DD-865), 26-29 Oct. 95, Annapolis, MD. Contact: J. Britton, 306 Cottonwood Ln., New Holland, PA 17557. 704-322-5445.
USS Furse (DDR-882) and USS Yorktown (CV-10), 2-5 Nov. 95, Orlando, FL. Contact: G. Pfeiffer, 6722 Wayne Dr., Derby, NY 14047-9737.
USS General R. L. Howze (AP-134), 6-8 Nov. 95, Cocoa Beach, FL. Contact: E. Keenan, 1352 Indian Oaks Blvd., Rockledge, FL 32955.
USS Hank (DD-702), 3-5 Nov. 95, Tampa, FL. Contact: S. Vanesco, 5329 LaPlata Dr., New Port Richey, FL 34655. 813-376-4011.
USS Hovey (DMS-11/DD-208), 1-5 Nov. 95, San Diego, CA. Contact: E. Hortman, 2827 Monarch St., San Diego, CA 92123. 619-2780965, 619-278-5733.
USS LST-279, 2-4 Nov. 95, Savannah, GA. Contact: H. Harrison, Box 88, Lawrenceville, GA 30246-088. 404-963-3421.
USS Newman K. Perry (DD-883), 26-29 Oct. 95, Charleston, SC. Contact: W. Brown, 1409 Tosto, Oriental, NC 28571. 704-256-6008.
USS Waldron (DD-699), 12-15 Oct. 95, Baton Rouge, LA. Contact: A. Nugent, 201 Ragan St., Ruston. LA 71270. 318-254-0101.
USS Yancey (AKA-93), 2-5 Nov. 95, Norfolk, VA. Contact: R. Balt, 1430 Catamount Rd., Fairfield, CT 06430. 704-256-6008.
VB-/VPB-148, WWII, 6-8 Nov. 95, San Diego, CA. Contact: P. Ustick, 228 Pine Tree Dr., Gulf Breeze, FL 32561. 904-932-6979.
VFA-105/-37, 1-5 Nov. 95, Cecil Field, FL. Contact: J. Paganelli, VFA-105, NAS Cecil Field, Jacksonville, FL 32215. 904-778-5375.
VS-721/VA-722, 9-12 Nov. 95, Pensacola, FL. Contact: G. Wainscott, 535 17th Ave. S., Naples, FL 33940. 813-262-6975.
YMS Sailors, 27-29 Oct. 95, Daytona Beach, FL. Contact: L. Fifer, Box 111, Ormond Beach, FL 32175. 904-673-0505, Fax: 904673-0505.
Member would like to hear from members of the USS LST-70 and USS Apache (ATF-67) who served on board during the landings on Puruata Island. Bougainville, 6-7 Nov. 1943. Contact: Francis B. Kilber, 835 O’Farrell St„ No. 402, San Francisco, CA 94109.
The George Washinton Univ. NROTC Unit has established the GWU NROTC Alumni Assn. Contact: Lt. Dennis Barsar, USN, 729 21st St., NW Washington, DC 20052-0001. 202-994-5880.
Member seeks copies of Duane Kasulka’s books USN Aircraft Carrier Air Units, Volumes I, 11, and III or make contact with anyone who may hold copies of the same. Contact: R. D. White, 225 Camp Ln., Guadalupe, 93434-1776. Call collect 805343-6648.
Author seeks personal stories, documents, and photos of men who sailed WWI & WWII four-stackers at any point in their service. Contact: Scott Robinson, 5713 Wain- wright Ave., Rockville, MD 301-230-1747.
Member seeks photo of fathers’ ship, USS ESM(R)-192 at Okinawa, 1945. Contact: Ron MacKay, Jr., 15606, 129th PI. SE, Renton, WA 98058-4744. 206-271-0269.
Historian seeks vets who served on submarines in the South Pacific (Solomons, New Guinea, Rabaul-Truk) in 1942 or 1943. Contact: Eric Bergerud, 531 Kains Ave., Albany, CA 94706. 800-510-5250.
USNI Proceedings issues available from Nov. 1946 through Apr. 1965. Some other 1960s and 1970s issues also available. Owner collects and trades ship postcards. Contact: Ted Gardner, 7 Elmhurst PI., Cincinnati, OH 45208-3211. 513-871-1982.
Submariners’ insignia collector seeks early 1950s USN submarine engineering duty officer dolphins with the superimposed “E” on the Dolphins. Contact: W. J. Crosby, 1936 Lexington Dr., Perrysburg, OH 43551. 419874-4046.
Member seeks WWII destroyer sailor Byron F. Mullin. Contact: John Rieken, 124 Gray- land Hills Ct., Lawrenceville, GA 30245 404962-8588.
Researcher seeks individuals who served on board the USS Mark (AKL-12) or the USS Brule (AKL-28). Contact: Randy Butt, 1033 SE Wingate Ct., Lee’s Summit, MO 64081.
Member seeks information on USS Bush (DD-529) or survivors. Also any information about Roy MacKnight who served on the ship during WWII. Contact: Danny Cap- pucci, 19 Fairway Dr., Apt. 4, Derry, NH 03038. 603-425-7402.
During your military service did you cross the Equator? If so, contact the newly formed Shellback Association. For information Contact: Shellbacks, 57 Parcot Ave., New Rochelle, NY 10801.
Member seeks any survivor of USS Indianapolis (CA-35) who may have known Chief Radioman William C. Fulton. Contact: Ralph Hiestand, 9068 Gemstone Dr., Las Vegas, NV 89134-8558. 702-254-4727.
USS Leonard Wood (APA-I2) Coast Guard shipmates are welcome to a free copy of the booklet distributed by Bob Hilton at the recent Wood reunion. Contact: Robert Hilton, 251 Central Ave., W. Caldwell, NJ 07006-6907.
Researcher seeks former members of the Ceremonial Guard Co., Bldg. 58, Washington Navy Yard, Marine Barracks, 8th & I. Contact: Don Maurer, 8876 Fairpark Ave., NW. Canal Fulton, OH 44614-9615. 216-854-5757.
Author seeks information on use of land- based forces in maritime operations. Specific instances, circumstances, sources sought. Contact: Dr. William Hanable, Research North, POB 1464, Westport, MA 08595-1464.
Members seeks recollections from aircrew of U.S. reconnaissance aircraft intercepted by or fired on by Soviet Bloc and ChiCom forces during the Cold War. Contact: Bob Bublitz, 16104 Country Club Rd.. Melfa, VA 23410. 804-787-1042.
Amelia Earhart researcher seeks information for book and possible search expedition, would like to hear from anyone with firsthand data, photographs. Contact: Amelia Earhart Expedition, 2350 Ventura Rd„ Smyrna, GA 30080-1327.
Member seeks information on the history of the Reserve Officer Candidate program (not OCS or NROTC), the first class of which began in the summer of 1949 at Treasure Island and ran for six weeks, with the second class in San Diego in the summer of 1951. Contact: William Faulkner, 3159 Patrick Henry Dr., Falls Church, VA 22044.
Researcher seeks aerial veterans of American aerial defense flight sorties on 7 Dec. 1941 above Hawaii from the “Big Island” to Kauai, the whole day, especially post-attack sorties. Seeking names of aircrew plus ground personnel that assisted in getting Army and Navy aircraft airborne. Contact: David Aiken, Pearl Harbor History Associates, Inc., 502 Ball St., Weatherford, TX 76086-2408.
Call for papers and participants: Evolution and Revolution in the Maritime World in the 19th and 20th Centuries. 2d International Congress of Maritime History, 5-8 June 1996, The Netherlands. Proposals for papers in Section 1 -Nautical sciences and cartography and Section 2-The construction, equipment and propulsion of ships should be sent to Mrs. Corrie Reinders Folmer, P.O. Box 102, 2350 AC Leiderdorp, The Netherlands. Proposals for papers in Section 3-Managment of Shipping Companies, Navies, and Ports should be sent to: David Williams, Dept, of Economic and Social History, The Univ. Of Leicester, Leicester LEI 7RH. United Kingdom. Fax: (0)116-252-5081.
Author seeks veterans, recollections, diaries, etc., of USS LST-1103, 1945. Contact: Mike Humphrey, 2075 Ticonderoga Dr., San Mateo, CA 94402. 415-390-3908. e-mail: [email protected]
Member seeks information from any crew members who were assigned to USS Elk (Station Tanker) during WWII from 21 Jan. 1944 to 22 Sept. 1945. Contact: Milton Haase, 3222 Patsie Dr., Beavercreek, OH 454346034. 513-426-7783.
The Lake Champlain Maritime Museum in Vergennes, VT, is seeking one of the wooden Captain’s Gigs or Admiral’s Barges built at the Shelburne Shipyard in the early 1950s.
Approximately 50 of these vessels were built for the U.S. Navy. Contact: John H. Fitzhugh, P.O. Box 337, 146 Main St., Montpelier,VT 05601-0337.
Researcher seeks the loan of a photograph of the USS Pavo (AK-139). Prompt return of the photograph guaranteed. Contact: William Hultgren, 5005 Zuck Rd., Lot 32, Erie, PA 16506-4973.
Author seeks contact with plane captains and airplane maintenance teams serving on the USS Enterprise (CV-6) and USS York- town (CV-5). Contact: Daniel Hernandez, C.M.S.A.P. Virgilio, 27 Ca’n Pastilla, 07610- Baleares SPAIN-ESPANA.
Author seeks photos, patches, memorabilia, cruise books, and recollections of USS Hornet (CV/CVA/CVS-12). Also seeks details of cruises, mishaps, unusual events, sea stories, or other information on life on board. Contact: Chuck Self, 4437 Norway Dr., Shreveport, LA 71105. 318-861-1629.
Voice of America English Broadcasting Guide available with access to accurate and up-to-the-minute news and information worldwide. Contact: VOA Office of External Affairs. 202-619-2538 or Fax: 202-619-1241.
Collector seeks unbuilt plastic models. Ships and military related from the 1950s and 60s. Contact: R. Gitzel. 26352 Grace Dr.. Wind- lake, WI 53185. 414-895-2975.
Member seeks information on RAdm. George Bauer, USNR, (1873-1950) of San Francisco. Also information on the 36tlT Marine Company raised in Los Angeles in 1917, including personal stories, documents, and photos. Contact: Norman Marshall, 200 E. Del Mar Blvd., Suite 206, Pasadena, CA 91105. 818-449-1732. 818-564-0817.
Researcher seeks PHC Harold E. Switzer, USN to request copies of photographs taken at the Philadelphia Navy Yard used in Apr. 1965 Proceedings. Contact: Dave Schroeder. 3337 N. Humboldt Blvd.. Milwaukee, WI 53212. 414-372-5881.
Iron Barnacle members, USN, with 1st Air. Cal. Div. at Phuoc Vinh, summer 1970. Contact: George Bender, RD-4, 321A Riverdale, Millsboro, DE 19966. 302-9452505.
Member seeks WWII men who served in Pacific on 110-foot wooden SCs for stories humorous or otherwise. Contact: Ted Treadwell, 35 Valerie Ln., Danbury, CT 06811. 203744-4025.
Member/researcher seeks information on USCG Auxiliary, who were members of USCG Reserve in WWII, including personal stories, documents, and photos. Contact: John Lincoln, 05NR Historian, 1309 Emerson Ave., N. Cape May, NJ 08204-2108. 609-886-6364.
Researcher seeks contact with former members of NOB 3256 for a story about the smoke boats on Okinawa during WWII. All experiences and photos would be appreciated (photos will be returned). Contact: Gerald Yankee, 484 Fillmore Ave. NE, Palm Bay, FL 32907.
Fleet Air Reconnaissance (VQ) Assn, consisting of current and former officer and enlisted members, and their surviving spouses, of the Navy’s VQ Sqdns. and their forerunners, Patrol units/NAVCOMMUNITS, VW- DETS A, and ECM Sqdns., is being formed. Contact: Chairman. VQ Assn. Membership Committee, 2266 Molly Ct., Santa Rosa, CA 95403-2448. 707-575-3798.