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Vietnam Veterans of 3rd Bn, 5th Marines
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April 1965

Ok folks! Reunion 2014 is over and, I think, a good time was had by all who attended. We had a very good Memorial Service on Saturday, very emotional. And the whole pig bbq was awesome!
As soon as I get a summary from Dee I will post that on the Reunion Notes page. I do know that the dates are May 13 - May 16, 2015. Yes, we have added an extra day. It is now 4 days instead of 3.

Y'all take care now, y'hear!

The Marines of 3/5 Reunions is a non-profit, unincorporated organization. It began in the fall of 1999 and has continued to the present time. One of our purposes is to find and honor the families of those who lost their lives in battle. Another purpose is to reunite friends who trained together, fought together, and then lost touch when they returned home.

In previous years our reunions were held in May at Highland Marina on West Point Lake in LaGrange, GA. Beginning in 2009 through 2011 it has been held at Hickory Knob State Park right off the Savannah River and close to McCormick, SC. In May of 2012, we moved to Lake Barkley State Resort Park near Cadiz, KY. My husband, Curtis, and I will no longer be hosting these reunions. We have given that over to Dee & Ken "Sugarbear" Godkin, however we will still be working with the family that will be honored and helping out where ever we can.

Our reunions are not the formal, hotel type reunions with fancy meals and ballroom dancing. We just like to get together and have a good time. But we never lose sight of what we are really gathering for and that is what the ceremony on Saturday is all about.

At the recognition ceremony on Saturday the honored family is presented with a shadow box that contains the actual burial flag, if possible, and the medals awarded to their loved one. It is truly something you don't want to miss.

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Last Updated 04/24/2013
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