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2022 “Back to Normal” Reunion

Navigating the challenges presented to reunion associations the last 2 years have been trying for many groups. The frustration of planning the same event twice to only have it cancel drove a lot of groups to simply not plan anything at all in 2021. It’s also disturbed the standard timing of annual or bi-annual reunions…. Read more »

Ten Thousand Day War at Sea Exhibit: The US Navy in Vietnam

Battleship Wisconsin and The Hampton Roads Naval Museum: 10,00 Day War at Sea Berthed at Nauticus on Norfolk’s waterfront, the Battleship Wisconsin, one of the largest and last battleships ever built by the U.S. Navy, has long been open to the public as one of the nation’s finest naval museums. For years reunions groups of… Read more »

Getting the Next Generation of Veterans Involved

Historically military reunion’s attendees have been of similar age, having served together during the same conflicts. Typically, the members that attend reunions are past retirement age and many groups see their attendance dwindle as their members age – no one is getting any younger! There’s been a large gap of time between conflicts that produced… Read more »

Exclusive Veteran Interview: Colonel (Ret) Robert Dudley

Sent to Vietnam in 1970 after being commissioned in the Field Artillery, U.S. Army Second Lieutenant Robert M. Dudley first served as a forward observer, providing artillery support to his maneuver unit. He was reassigned as the fire direction officer for South Vietnamese and U.S. troops near Khe Sanh and in Laos during Operation Lam… Read more »

Top Reunion Destination: Providence & Warwick, RI

A Picturesque Coastal New England Reunion Rhode Island may be the smallest state in the nation, but it packs plenty of excitement into its borders. The state’s hundreds of miles of coastline, rich Colonial history and acclaimed restaurants help create a memorable reunion destination. With nearly 400 years of history, Rhode Island has many stories… Read more »