The 2005 Reunion was once again held at Fort Benning in
Columbus, Georgia, with the current-day 1st
Battalion, 50th Infantry as hosts.
The Reunion 2005 committee (John Topper, Bob Gold,
Randy Smith, Otis Ponds and Linda Payne) did a fantastic job in arranging another great
Above is a photo of the Monument Donated by our Association and dedicated to our
fallen brothers. It has been given a place of honor in front of the 1/50th Battalion
Headquarters. Words cannot describe the emotions that flowed from us all as we witnessed a
dedication ceremony...highlighted by the arrival of a 1/50th Training Company! Those men
marched in calling cadence and brought tears... and remembrances of Basic Training
to the men of the Association fortunate enough to be witness to the moving event. For most
of us...it was the highlight of this reunion.
Fifty-seven people attended the 2001 Reunion held at Harrah's in Las Vegas from
Sunday to Friday, March 11 to 16.
1999 Reunion, Kansas City
New Photos have been added. Help is needed in identifying some of the attendees. Contact Jim Sheppard.
See Photo Album
second Association reunion was held in Kansas City, Missouri. At the reunion, Dick Guthrie
made a powerful PowerPoint presentation...which is available in a Real
Audio format, courtesy of David Baker.
The PowerPoint presentation is
now available for downloading. Please note that it is a large file (over
Download Power Point Presentation
The first reunion was held at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Alexandria, VA across the Potomac River from Washington, DC.
At the formal meeting, the Association organized and the first officers for
the Association were voted in. A highlight was a trip to the Vietnam Memorial, known as
"The Wall" and the Korean War Memorial. This was the first trip for most of the
attendees, and just about everything in the area was visited, including an evening in Old
Town. A visit to America's most hallowed ground, the National Military Cemetery at
Arlington ("Where Valor Proudly Sleeps"), completed our first reunion.
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