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Sept. 11 — 16, 2017
Albuquerque Reunion


For a full description of our itinerary refer to pages 3 & 4 of the April. 2017 issue of the "VW-1 TRACKER". April-2017.pdf
** Due to the value of articles and equipment a volunteer will be needed in the hospitality room at all times it is open...Yes a security watch list will be posted.
VW-1 2017 Reunion Plan of the Week.
Time Monday, Sept. 11
1200 - 1800 VW-1 reunion registration pick up informtation in hospitality room. Check in at the Sheraton Hotel.
1230 - 1500 Lunch buffet in hospitality room.
1630 - 1830 Dinner buffet in hospitality room.
1800 - 1830 President greeting./Reunion briefing in hospitality room, please attend.
1830 - 1900 Golfers meet in hospitality room w/Ralph Link for details on the Golf.
Air Ballooners meet with Sally for details on Thursday trip.
1900 - 2300 Hospitality room open and free time to socialize.*
Time Tuesday, Sept. 12
0630 - 0830 Breakfast buffet in Hospitality Room.
0830           Board bus for Indian Pueblo Cultural Center Museum.
0900 - 1115 Tour with Docents / board bus at 1115.
0900 - 1115 Old Town Albuquerque. On your own to eat lunch and shop.
1330           Turquoise Museum Tour @ 2107 Central Ave., NW.
1500           Board bus for hotel; dinner on your own. Hospitality room open.
Time Wednesday, Sept. 13
0630 - 0830 Breakfast buffet in Hospitality Room.
0845           Board bus for National Museum of Nuclear Science and History for the self-guided tour (inside) and to view the planes (outside).
1130           Board bus for Veteran's Memorial and a Tex-Mex catered luncheon.
1330           Tour the NM Veteran's Memorial OR board bus to return to hotel.
1545           Board bus to return to hotel / dinner on your own.
0700 - 2300 Hospitality room open.
Time Thursday, Sept. 14
0615 - 1000 Hot Air Balloon Ride Note: Breakfast not available due to early bus arrival..
0630 - 0830 Breakfast buffet in Hospitality Room.
0700 - ?? Our Golf outing will be held at Arroyo Del Oso We played individual scores. Only 6 players were able to make it.
0900 - 1800 Free day to explore Albuquerque - see suggestion list; dinner on your own.
1800 - 2100 Dueling Pianos at the Funk Club; individuals pay for their drinks. Hotel shuttle transport available 1800 - 2100.
Time Friday, Sept. 15
0630 - 0830 Breakfast buffet in Hospitality Room.
0900 - 1030 Annual Meeting - Please plan to attend.
Agenda: Election of Officers / Selection of reunion location for Spring of 2019.
1030 - 1800 Free Day - Bring your Auction item for display at any time today.
1730 - 1900 Dinner Buffet in Hospitality Room.
1930 - ???? Auction in Hospitality Room.
Time Saturday, Sept. 16
0630 - 0900 Breakfast buffet in Hospitality Room.
0700 - 1100 Hospitality room open for visiting. Left over drinks or tidbits & "Good Byes" until the next reunion..
1100 Room Check out time.
** Due to the value of articles and equipment a volunteer will be needed in the hospitality room at all times it is open...Yes a security watch list will be posted.


Newest Members since
last "VW-1 TRACKER"
Widowed Members Plank Owner

38 Shipmates + spouses and guests attended the 2017 Reunion

Last NameFirst NameMINicknameRank / RateSpouse NameVW-1 Assignment DatesGuest
BabbitGlen  AT3Ruth1969 – 1971Bruce Babbit
BaileyLennE ATW3Jane65-66 TE-1 
BeckerFredW AT2Simone64-66 TE-6, 1, 2, 7 
BuswellLowell  ATW-3Sheila64-65 TE-5 
CookVictor  AG2Beverly68-70 TE-7Andrew (son)
CoppageJamesF AE3Janice63-64 TE-2 
DaveyDaniel   AT2Juanita58-'60 
DeedsRobertA AE3Brenda Lynn67-68 TE-7 
DunnThomas AAndyAEJoyce 66-67 TE-1, 2 
Eskew EldonE AT1/ATCKaren63-66 TE-3 70-73 TE-1Mary Madrid
FisherC LyleAT2Sylvia61-63 TE-2 
Gagnon Charley  ADR1Ann64-66 
GarciaJesusJJesseADR2/ADR1Betty (D)65-67 TE-3 
GergalJohnAJackAE2Sydnie66-67 TE-6 
GreenWilliam BillATW3Kathleen65-66 TE-6 
HooverFosterTTomADR2/1Rita58-59, 61-62 
HoudekJohnT AD1 64-68 TE-4Felisa Sotto
HummelThurman BudAE3Laraine66-68 TE-4 
LangeCharlesEChuckAMHCSandra70-73 TE-1Paul & Sherilyn Griffin
LinkRalphH ADR2Jane64-66 TE-3, 00 
MadsenAl  ADR1Joanne65-67 TE-6Roy & Jewel Inouye
Metzger EdwardREdADR1Sally65-67 TE-5 
MoehlenkampJohn MoeATR2Linda66-68 TE-9, 2 
NeelyRobert BudAE3Nancy63-65 TE-6 
O'ReillyRobert(n)BobACW3Flo59-61 TE-12 
RaganDanA AT3June54-56 TE-1 
RiceJohnM AMS2 61-62 TE-2,4,6 65-68 TE-4Ken Hibler
RiveraPhilS ATR3Kathy65-66 TE-4 
StinsonJames  AMS3Nancy69-70 
ThompsonLeeGGordonAE2Martha64-66 TE-5 
WagnerR ScottAX3Marie65-67 TE-7, 6, 3, 8 
WallisJamesLLarryATC®Charline65-68 TE-2, 3 
WasmundHenryPPeteAT2/AT1Dottie (D)60-62 TE-12, 1; 63-66 TE-6, 5 
WeyersRussell RussAE3Mary Jane66-67