6987ththAlumni Association


This page updated on October 18, 2019

The information shown on this page is to inform our members and those veterans of other USAFSS units of any upcoming reunions, large or small. We classify your event as a reunion when two or more members are together enjoying each other's company, exagerrating the stories of our experiences, and remembering those bygone days. Regardless if you served at the 6987th or not, if you have scheduled a reunion of your unit or small group, you may announce it here.
Please e-mail the Webmaster , providing the date(s) of your event, location, and contact information. Members listed on our Personnel Roster are welcome to submit photos of their re-union gathering to be posted on our Photos page.

January 23 - 26 USAFSS / ESC / AIA Ponce Hotel
St. Augustine, FL
tel #: 904-824-5554
When making reservations, mention USAFSS Reunion
For Details: Jay Johnson jay.johnson1943@gmail.com or, Jim Kaus jim@floridajim.com
September 23 - 27 USAFSS ROLL CALL San Antonio, TX Venue and POC to be determined

January 24 - 25 USAFSS / ESC / AIA Ponce Hotel
St. Augustine, FL
tel #: 904-824-5554
When making reservations, mention USAFSS Reunion
For Details: Jay Johnson jay.johnson1943@gmail.com or, Jim Kaus jim@floridajim.com
May 1 - 5 6922nd Security Wing Omni Hotel Southpark
4140 Governor's Row
Austin, TX 78744
Registration Form at: https://afr-reg.com/6922securitywing2019
May 16 - 19 6922nd Security Wing
Det 4
Spotsylvania, VA For details contact Dusty Mosier at: dustymos@hotmail.com
All who served at Ramasun Stn are welcome
June 21 - 22 Yale IFEL Hunan Rose Restaurant
Odenton, MD
Point of Contact: Luther Deese - e-mail: dilude@aol.com
August 21 - 25 NATIONAL USAFSS ROLL CALL Holiday Inn Rosslyn
Arlington, VA
Details and Registration Form at www.usafssrollcall.com
September 5 - 7 6994th ESS Franklin Marriott Cool Springs
700 Cool Springs Blvd.
Franklin, TN
Point of Contact- Rich Krejsa rkrejsa@bellsouth.net or
Download Registration Form: (Click Here)
September 10 - 12 6913th RSM Park Point Marina Motel, Duluth, MN Details: (click here)
October 2 - 7 Prop Wash Gang Holiday Inn Express
1309 E. Commerce St.
San Antonio, TX
All Details at Web site: www.propwashgang.org>
October 3 6987th/Taiwan Vets Hu Hot Mongolian Grill
12710 IH10
San Antonio, TX
POC: Homer Waring Telephone 210-412-3891, e-mail: hwaring@satx.rr.com
November 7 - 10 6918th RSM/SG - Hakata Doubletree Hotel, Jacksonville, FL Details on 6918th Web site: Click Here

January 25 - 28 USAFSS Roll Call The Ponce
1111 N. Ponce De Leon Blvd
St Augustine, FL
Telephone #: 904-824-5554
Mention USAFSS Reunion when making reservation
April 25 - May 1 The 43rd Annual Fall of Saigon Party (FOSP) Key West, FL POC: Joe Turney, Telephone #: 512-825-7290, e-mail: parrotjet@yahoo.com
July 18-22 USAFSS Roll Call Colorado Springs, CO (venue TBA) TBA
August 6-12 16th Annual National Misawa Project Reunion Branson, MO Details at Misawa Web site
September 27 6987th Annual Dinner San Antonio, TX HuHot Mongolian BBQ - RSVP Contact: Homer Waring, Tel #210-684-9159 or hwaring@satx.rr.com
September 27-29 FTVA Annual Reunion San Antonio, TX Details (click here)
October 10-12 6918th RSM/Security Group Brady/Hakata, Japan Doubletree Hotel, Jacksonville, FL Details on 6918th Web site: Click Here

January 26 - 29 USAFSS Roll Call Magnuson Hotel
1111 Ponce De Leon Blvd
St Augustine, FL
USAFSS Roll Call
April 2 - 5 15th RSM/6922nd RSM North Myrtle Beach, SC POC: Joe Setzer - joersetzer@gmail.com Phone: 910-579-6581
April 27 - 29 Fall of Saigon Party (FOSP)
2017 Doggers Reunion
Flamingo Hotel
Las Vegas, NV
POC: Joe Turney parrotjet@yahoo.com or John Slyman johnsly55@hotmail.com Go to the USAF Doggers page on Facebook for details.
May 3 - 6 USAFSS Roll Call Clarion Hotel
1100 Parkway
Gatlinburg, TN
www.usafssrollcall.com for additional details
June 22 - 24 15th Annual USAFSS in Misawa Reunion Providence, RI POC: Syd Scales Go to Spokt Website for details.
June 23 The Great June 20th Annuaul Yale IFEL and Friends Reunion Hunan Rose Restaurant, Odenton, MD Please RSVP to Luther Deese, ldeese@me.com
August 13 - 15 6987th Charlie Flight Reunion (1969-72) Embassy Suites, Nashville Airport (Tennessee) Arrive 8/13 - Depart 8/16 Contact: Bill Lavier: whlavier447@gmail.com
August 17 - 19 6994th Security Squadron Holiday Inn
2800 Presidential Drive
Fairborn, OH 45324
Point of Contact: 6994th.com
September 13 - 16 6924th Security Squadron Radisson Philadelphia Northeast
Trevose, PA
Point of Contact: Tony Thikerrien atherrien32926@att.net
September 21 - 24 6918 SS/SG/Hakata Hotel Eleganté Colorado Springs, CO
Click here
Point of Contact: Carol Farr, Telephone: (816) 294-1787 - e-mail: the6918thcorp@yahoo.com
September 22 - 27 COMBAT APPLE 50TH Reunion Rockwall/Greenville, TX POC: Bob Cotti rfc2@sbcglobal.net
September 28 - 30 FTVA Annual Anniversary Reunion Security Hill, San Antonio, TX POC: Ron Haygood president@ftva.org Reunion packets are mailed to the membership along with the annual Member Directory in early Juy. Further information available at our Web sit: http://www.ftv.org/REUNION/index.cfm
September 28 6987th Security Group/Taiwan Vets HuHot Mongolian Grill Restaurant, San Antonio, TX Contact: Homer Waring, Telephone #210-684-8159 or e-mail to hwaring@satx.rr.com
November 14 USAFSS Roll Call Rhino's Sports Bar
4307 Integrity Center Point
Colorado Springs, CO 80917
1:00 PM -Telephone #719-578-0608 - 1:00 PM

March 16 - March 20 6988th Security Squadron Tucson, AZ For details (Click Here)
April 28 - May 1 6937th Communications Group
Peshawar Air Station (PAS)
Las Vegas, NV Details: Click Here
May 13 - 16 Samsun - Tuslog Det 3-2 - 1960's
All Specialties Welcome
Nashville, TN Contact: Bruce Chamberlain at bruce.chamberlain@comcast.net for details
This may be the final reunion
June 22 - 25 The Misawa Project Mobile, AL For details- Click Here Host: Woody Wilson woakus@cableone.net
June 23 - 26 6981st RGM-Elmendorf Anchorage/Elmendorf, AK For further details, (Click Here)
August 12 - 13 6916 ESS Athens, Greece BWI Marriott, Linthicum, MD POC: Beth Yandow - Phone 719-447-7972 / e-mail: yofy@me.com
September 15 - 18 37th RSM/6952nd - Kirknewton Courtyard Marriott, 16038 West Valley Highway, Tukwilla, WA (Seattle) POC: Stan Harris - Phone 615-971-9527 / e-mail: sharris02@sprynet.com
September 21 - 23
(Wednesday through Friday)
6994th ESS San Angelo, TX Click on Link for further info http://6994th.com/?page_id=2355
September 21 - 24 USAFSS Roll Call
Any former member of USAFSS/ESC/AIA/AISR/25th AF
San Antonio, TX POC: Jim Kaus - e-mail: jim@floridajim.com, or Bob Askew - e-mail: bvaskew@yahoo.com
September 22 6987th Annual Dinner San Antonio, TX - Location To Be Announced POC: Homer Waring - Phone 210-686-8159 or e-mail: hwaring@satx.rr.com

January 23 - 24 USAFSS Roll Call Quality Inn Historic, 1111 N Ponce de Leon blvd, St Augustine,FL 32094 Hotel Phone: 904-824-5554
Fax: 904-829-2948
June 19 - 20 Chiling Group June 19 - Hunan Manor, Columbia, Md
June 20 - Timbuktu Restaurant, Hanover, MD
Luther Deese, Ocala, FL
June 24 - 26 The Misawa Project: 6921st, 6989th, and 6920th Columbus, OH Web Site(Click Here) Contact: Helen Henderson: Phone 904-829-9235 or e-mail: etaya49@hotmail.com
August 13 - 16 6994th Security Squadron Eisenhower Hotel
2634 Emmitsburg Rd, Gettysburg, PA
Details at: (Click Here)
August 19 - 23 USAFSS Roll Call New Orleans, LA Details at: (Click Here) Point of Contact: Jim Kaus
September 7 - 14, 2015 Iraklion Air Station (6931st) Island of Crete Five tours on the Island via bus and shopping walking tours. Dinners and a tour of the closed Air Station
Contact: Jocelyne Kerrigan jocelyne@cretefamilyvillas.co.uk
September 21 - 25 37th RSM, 6952nd RSM, 6952 Scty Sq Crown Plaza Hotel
Dayton, OH
Contact George Cunningham, Phone #937-438-2065. E-Mail: gcunningham@woh.rr.com
National Museum of the US Air force-Birthplace of Aviation. Good Times and Good Friends
September 24th 6987th - Taiwan Vets Annual Dinner Ghegis Khan Mongolian BBQ
5460 Walzem Rd
San Antonio, TX
7 - 9 p.m. Contact Homer Waring homerwaring@satx.rr.com
September 24 - 26 Freedom Through Vigilance Association San Antonio, TX Details: http://www.ftva.us/REUNION/index.cfm
September 24 - 27 6918th SG, Hakata, Japan Crown Plaza Hotel & Suites
Bloomington, MN
For Info, e-mail to: (Click Here) Point of Contact: David Bethard Phone 321-267-4844

January 25 - 27 USAFSS Roll Call - Mini St. Augustine, FL Hosts: JJ and Eileen Johnson. Contact: jayjohnson@cfl.rr.com
February 27 - March 1 6994th Heritage Day Sheraton Baltimore Washington Airport Hotel (Click for Info) Contact: christopher.conover@us.af.mil
April 29 - May 2 Doggers (USAF Vietnamiese Cryptologic Linquists) Las Vegas, NV Contact: Joe Turney parrotjet@yahoo.com Phone 512-825-7290
June 5 - 8 12th National Reunion of The Misawa Project San Diego, CA Contact: Lydia Crooks
June 20 - 21 Yale IFEL Hunan Manor Restaurant, Columbia, MD Ray Shen or Steve Feit (Click on name to e-mail for detials)
August 14 - 17 6937th Comm Group/Peshawar Air Station Detroit, MI Contact: Rick Biggs at rbiggs@frontier.com, cell phone 586-255-7004
August 20 - 24 Prop Wash Gang Omaha, NE For details, go to www.propwashgang.org or contact: Bill White at bjwhite@cox.net
September 4 - 6 6994th Security Squadron Seattle Airport Mariott, 3201 South 17th St, Seattle, WA 6994th Security Squadron, or Contact: Rick Krejsa
September 4 - 8 6911th RGM Regency Hyatt Downtown, Milwaukee, WI Contact: Pat or Rich Merrill rich1pat2@aol.com Phone 303-985-3575
September 22 - 27 37th RSM, 6952nd RSM, 6952nd RG, 7535th ABS The Orleans Casino, Las Vegas, NV Details at: www.rafkirknewton.com or Contact Harry Hathorn: harryhat2@msn.com cell phone: 208-420-5824, or Fred Crawford: phredric1@aol.com cell phone: 612-940-8978
September 24 USAFSS Misawa Alumni Social Lily's Kings Lounge, San Antonio, TX Contact: Walt Ritter, Telephone 210-260-3062
September 25 6987th Annual Dinner 7 p. m. at Genghis Khan Mongolian BBQ, 5460 Walzem Road, San Antonio, TX e-mail Contact: Homer Waring hwaring@satx.rr.com, or telephone #210-684-9159
September 25 - 27 Freedom Through Vigilance Association (FTVA) San Antonio, TX Details: http://www.ftva.org/REUNION/index.cfm>
September 25 - 27 USAFSS Rollcall - Worldwide San Antonio, TX (Click Here for Details)
September 26 - 27 Third Man Association San Antonio, TX Contact: Bill Buschbaum Phone: 210-481-6543
September 28 - October 2 15th RSM / 6922nd RSM Holiday Inn Riverwalk, San Antonio, TX Contact: Ernest Short usafssret79@gmail.com
October 14 - 17 Airborne Maintenance Technician Association (AMTA) Las Vegas, NV Contact: Johnnie T. Estes jte12@amtassociation.org Phone: 701-600-1209

January 25 - 27 USAFSS Mini - Quality Inn Historic
1111 N. Ponce De Leon Blvd (U. S. 1)
St. Augustine, FL Contact Jay Johnson (Click Here) or Phone 321-727-8041
March 26 - 28 Monterey Class R9-3 Monterey Hotel, Monterey, CA John Mollard - Ph #480.946-7890 e-mail: hmollard@gmail.com
April 25 - 28 DOGGER/MIMI Combined FSOP Ramada Plaza Beach Resort
Ft Walton Beach, FL
Joe Turney Ph #512-825-7290 e-mail: parrotjet@yahoo.com
May 30 - June 2 Misawa USAFSS: 1st RSM/6989th/6921st/6920th Holiday Inn Suites, North Beach
Virginia Beach, VA
Helen Henderson ph 904-829-9235 e-mail: etaya49@hotmail.com www.usafssmisawa.com
June 19 - 23 USAFSS Roll Call Branson, MO Contact and additional info (Click Here)
June 21 - 22 Yale IFEL Chungking Restaurant
Laurel, MD
Luther Deese ph #352-680-2013
September 14 - 17 kas60 - 61 (6933 RGM, Karamursel, Turkey) Myrtle Beach, SC E-mail Pete Johnson (Click Here) Telephone 704-243-6769
September 18 - 21 RAF Kirknewton - 6952nd Security Group Edinburgh, Scotland Headquarters for the Edinburgh Reunion will be the Royal British Hotel on Princes Street. Group discount rates have been established with Delta and United Airlines. Events include a visit to the old site, city tour with a private tour of Edinburg Castle, another day tour to be announced and ending with annual banquet and dance Saturday night. Contact Fred Crawford (Click Here) Telephone 952-431-5241
September 25 - 28 AMTA (Airborne Maintenance Tecnician Squadron) San Antonio, TX Mike McLaughlin (830-995-4109) Details: (Click Here) - e-mail: amtsec@amtassociation.org
September 26 6987th RSM/RGM/SG Annual Dinner 7 p. m At Ghengis Khan Mongolian BBQ
5460 Walzem Rd, San Antonio, TX
For reservations, contact Homer Waring, e-mail: hwaring@satx.rr.com
September 26 - 28 6994th Security Squadron Radiisson Hotel, Branson, MO Further Details TBA
Check 6994th Web Site (Click Here)
September 26 - 30 6918th RSM/Scty Sqdn Hakata, Japan Holiday Inn Riverwalk
San Antonio, TX
Bill Mink Ph #732-477-3761 e-mail: will.mink@gmail.com
September 26 - 27 FTVA San Antonio, TX Contact FTVA (Click Here)
October 2 - 4 Prop Wash Gang (PWG) Syracuse, NY Larry Tart Ph #814-238-7067 e-mail: larrytart@aol.com A memorial is planned for 7 January 1959, to commemorate the early morning fire that swept through barracks M-7 which housed 43 Airmen. The fire killed 7 and seriously injured 19 other occupants (see Sep 2012 issue of RIT Newsletter, pp 38 - 40, and http://www.6913th.org/Bhaven/Syracuse1.htm#53rd%20Skytop%20photos
November 10 - 14 2nd RSM Circus Circus Hotel, Reno, NV Contact: Dorothy Carlson at: jdalaska@aol.com> or C. W. "Hap" Arnold at: warnold@midwest.net
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