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San Diego Reunion 2014

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  • San Diego Reunion 2014

    This was my first reunion and as such I really did not know what to expect. I attended the MCRD graduation. I was a little disappointed that there was not enough time to walk around and find the remnants of what was there 48 years ago. I also went to the static display at MCAS Miramar and again it was not what I expected. I had hoped to see VietNam era aircraft which I could use to explain things to my wife who has had to listen to my stories for the last 33 years of marriage.

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    Re: San Diego Reunion 2014

    William, I also was there in 66. You never saw tourist walking around the area and I never saw a graduation on the parade ground until my own.
    And from what I remember it was a much smaller and simple affair. I doubt if 20% of the recruits had family attend at mine. Platoon 240.
    Miramar had one of the last Phrogs and even a more rare Dog.


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      Re: San Diego Reunion 2014

      Some of the members of HMMT-164 Camp Pendleton hung around after the Welcome Buffet Thursday night and told us the CH-46 will be completely phased out by April of 2016.

      Semper Fi

      Bruce "Howdy" Mayor HMM-161 '69-'70


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        Re: San Diego Reunion 2014

        Coffee ! I bet we knew each other and I think I seen you at the Reunion,but so much going on that things did not click. A b school and then new river and the Carb 68 on LPH 7, and off to Nam May 69.