B-2/501st

REUNION 2017


Great Falls MT








13-16 Jul 2017






Was held at Best Western Plus Heritage Inn
1700 Fox Farm Rd, Great Falls, MT 59404







Was hosted by Irvin "Moose" McCoun's son, Spencer McCoun



IN ATTENDANCE:


67-68

Mr and Mrs Ron Peabody
Mr Jeff Phillips (brother of Raymond Phillips)

68

Mr and Mrs Mike Horigan

68-69

Mr and Mrs Rick Browne
Mr and Mrs Leo Flory
Mr and Mrs Dave Krautscheid
Mr Pat O'Leary
Mr Luther Starks

69

Mr and Mrs Bart Thompson
Mr Ed Wick

69-70

Mr George Hunt
Mr and Mrs Larry Parkhurst
Mr and Mrs Larry Wedig

70

Mr and Mrs Mike Dipinto

70-71

Mr and Mrs Don Otto


         

Photos courtesy of Pat O'Leary

Many other photos on the B-2/501st facebook group
(you need to have a facebook account and be a member of the group in order to access these pictures)

ITINERARY:



Wednesday 07/12/17:

• 5 pm: Early Check in
o Hospitality room open for early arrivals
o Dinner at a restaurant of your choice, then Relax and Enjoy!

Thursday 07/13/17:

• 12 pm: Check in starts
o Hospitality rooms open
o On your own to tour Great Falls/ Golfing / Shopping
• 5:45 pm: Meet at the hotel to board the bus for our local Voyagers Baseball game.
o Dinner at the ball park, enjoy the game
o Hospitality rooms open after the game if not too late, Bar at hotel open until 2am.

Friday 07/14/17:

• Breakfast on your own at Hotel or other local restaurants
• 10 am: Meet in lobby of Hotel for tour around town
o Charles Russell Museum
o Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center
o Malmstrom History Museum
o M.A.N.G (Montana Army National Guard) (Tentative)
• 12/1 pm: Lunch at place to be determined.
• 4:30 pm: Veterans Memorial
o Presentation of Colors
o Guest Speaker: Great Falls Mayor Bob Kelly
o Dedication
o Local Veteran Owned Catered Dinner
• 8 pm: Business Meeting in Hospitality room at hotel
• Hospitality room open after and bar at hotel open until 2am.

Saturday 07/15/17

• Breakfast on your own.
• 9:45 am: Meet in lobby of hotel for bus ride to Gates of the Mountains
o Arrive at the Marina and load the tour boat for a ride through the mountains. Sack lunches will be included. Approximately 2 hour boat ride
• 3pm: Arrive back at hotel
• 4:30 – 5:30 pm: Couples/Group pictures
• 5:30 – 6:30 pm: Social hour in the Banquet room (Cash Bar)
• 6:30 pm: Banquet (Cash Bar)
o Presentation of Colors, guest speaker, raffle and fun
• Hospitality room open after banquet and bar open until 2am.

Sunday 07/16/17

• Breakfast and final visits
• Good-byes and depart for home.
See everyone in 2019! LIVE WELL AND PROSPER!!!

We had a “special” raffle for another 223 dpms-slick-slide w-heavy barrel & custom engraving by A & A engraving, thanks to Chuck German.









Reunions have been held almost yearly since 1990. Reunion sites have been: Wash DC-1990, Colorado Springs CO-1992, St Louis MO AND Victoria TX-1993, Ft Campbell KY-1994, Victoria TX-1995, Red Wing MN-1997, Ft Campbell KY-1998, Ft Campbell KY-2000, St Louis MO-2001, Ft Campbell KY-2001, Kansas City MO-2003, Bayside TX-2004, Tulsa OK-2005, Bayside TX-2006, Portland OR-2007, Kalamazoo MI-2009, Branson MO-2011, Bayside TX-2011, Bayside TX-2012, Fargo ND-2013, Reno NV-2015

REUNIONS PAST


REUNION 2015

REUNION 2013

REUNION 2012

REUNION 2011 - Bayside TX

REUNION 2011 - Branson MO

REUNION 2009

REUNION 2007

REUNION 2006

REUNION 2005

REUNION 2004

REUNION 2003

REUNION 2002

REUNION 2001

REUNION 2000

REUNION 1998

REUNION 1997

REUNION 1995

REUNION 1994

REUNION 1993 - St Louis MO

REUNION 1993 - Victoria TX

REUNION 1992

REUNION 1990






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