Reader AssistanceCompiled by Sara W. Bock
  • Reunions
  • East Coast Drill Instructors Assn., April 7-10, Parris Island, S.C. Contact SgtMaj K.D. Miller, (828) 499-0224,,
  • National Montford Point Marine Assn., July 12-16, Shreveport, La. Contact Ronald Johnson, (504) 202-8552,
  • Marine Corps Aviation Association Don Davis Squadron (Aviation Logistics Marines), March 10-13, Myrtle Beach, S.C. Contact Kevin McCutcheon,, or Gale Rodgers,
  • USMC Weather Service, June 19-24, Overland Park, Kan. Contact Kathy Donham, (252) 342-8459,, or Dave Englert,
  • 11th Marine Regiment, OIF (20th anniversary), March 31-April 1, 2023, Camp Pendleton, Calif. Contact Casey Harsh, Facebook group: The Cannon Cockers of OIF-1 (20-Year Reunion 2023 Group).
  • 2nd Force Recon Co, May 12-14, Bishopville, S.C. Contact Phil Smith, (540) 498-0733,
  • I/3/7 (all eras), April 27-30, Myrtle Beach, S.C. Contact Dennis Deibert, 6007 Catherine St., Harrisburg, PA 17112, (717) 652-1695,
  • M/3/7 (RVN), May 11-14, Annapolis, Md. Contact George Martin, (443) 822-3597,
  • Marine Expeditionary Brigade-Afghanistan, Task Force Leatherneck (2009-2010), May 13-15, Quantico, Va. Contact reunion committee,
  • MCSFO Puerto Rico, Marine Guard Unit Puerto Rico, Marine Barracks Puerto Rico (all eras), May 8-12, Rio Mar, Puerto Rico. Contact Matt Schavel, (949) 212-7851,, or Grady Johnston, (404) 432-8223,
  • TBS 3-64, April 5-7, Quantico, Va. Contact Hugh Doss,
  • TBS 4-67, 5-67 “Rally at the Alamo,” April 19-22, San Antonio. Contact Ken Pouch, (860) 881-6819,
  • TBS, Co C, 3-72, April 20-23, Quantico, Va. Contact Col Joe Mueller, USMCR (Ret), (818) 815-8331,
  • TBS, Co D, 4-73, is planning a 50th-anniversary reunion in 2023, Quantico, Va. Contact Col Bill Anderson, USMCR (Ret), (540) 850-4213,, or Col Bob Donaghue, USMCR (Ret), (617) 840-0267,
  • VMFA-451, March 8-12, Beaufort, S.C. Contact Sgt Mark Lyons, reunion
Readers should be cautious about sending money without confirming authenticity and availability of products offered.
  • Virginia Andrews, 221 Springdale St., Cumberland, MD 21502, (301) 697-0074,, wants a platoon photo and recruit graduation book for Plt 319, Parris Island, 1973.
  • GySgt Bruce Rebenstorf, USMCR (Ret), 6016 Stanton Ave., Highland, CA 92346,, wants a recruit graduation book for Plt 1043, San Diego, 1972, or photocopies of its pages.
  • John Survilla, 65 Williams St., Edwardsville, PA 18704, wants a recruit graduation book for Plt 175, Parris Island, 1964.
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