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
Mr Jeff Phillips (brother of Raymond Phillips)
Mr and Mrs Mike Horigan
Mr and Mrs Rick Browne
Mr and Mrs Leo Flory
Mr and Mrs Dave Krautscheid
Mr Pat O’Leary
Mr Luther Starks
Mr and Mrs Bart Thompson
Mr Ed Wick
Mr George Hunt
Mr and Mrs Larry Parkhurst
Mr and Mrs Larry Wedig
Mr and Mrs Mike Dipinto
Mr and Mrs Don Otto
Norm Miller and his sons Lucas and Sam
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)
5 pm: Early Check in
o Hospitality room open for early arrivals
o Dinner at a restaurant of your choice, then Relax and Enjoy!
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.
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 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.
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.
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