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Marine Corps Reunions

Find out about Marine Reunions in your area, or submit a reunion you would like to promote. Be sure to cover all the information your attendees will need to get to your reunion! Reunions are listed in order of Reunion Start Date.

We will post information about reunions that we will be attending on this page too! So keep your eyes peeled for the Sgt Grit booth at any reunion we attend!

1st 8 Inch Howitzer Battery reunion (02-02-2015 to 02-09-2015)

Group/Organization: 1st 8 Inch Howitzer Battery

Location: The Orleans Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, NV

Contact: Greg Ladesich | 949-249-3525 | GPL0812@att.net | 1st 8 Inch Howitzer Battery

Additional Info: For more information go to the battery web site (1st 8 inch Howitzer Battery) and click on the "Las Vegas" tab.The reunion is open to anyone who served with the battery at anytime within their service in the Corps. Questions : call Tom Sullivan (585) 472-1690 or Greg Ladesich (949) 249-3525

Headquarters Company, Port Side 1975-76 (05-29-2015 to 05-31-2015)

Group/Organization: Private

Location: Island Palms, Best Western Hotel, San Diego, CA

Contact: Felix Aguirre | (619) 244-1453 | felix.scgc@gmail.com

Additional Info: This is a unique 40-year reunion of our Marine Barrack Squad at Headquarters Company, Port Side that served at Subic Bay, Philippines in 1975-76. We are looking for several Marines we have not been able to reach. So far, we have eleven (11), including our squad leader, "Smitty". We are all excited and looking forward to additional squad members to call.

All Vietnam War/Era Veterans Gathering (08-27-2015 to 08-30-2015)

Group/Organization: Nine County Operation LZ

Location: Forest City Municipal Airport, Heritage Park, Forest City, IA

Contact: Ernie L. Martinez | 641-420-5195 | northiowamarine@hotmail.com | http://operationlz.com/

Additional Info: The Vietnam/Era Vets - Welcome Home event will be held the weekend of August 27-30, 2015 at the Forest City Airport, Heritage Park. Just as the war affected each person in a different way, our goal is to provide a variety of events which will allow each veteran to feel comfortable in whatever way they choose to participate. Our goal is to make all Vietnam/Era Vets, their spouses, children, and grandchildren feel welcome in joining together with their brothers and sisters of the war. Huey Helicopter Rides, Vietnam Traveling Wall, Sky Soldiers, and Much More! Camping will be $15.00 a night and payable day of event. Free Admission - If you register, you will not be drafted again! Pre-Registered Vietnam/Era Veterans will receive a "meal card" worth $10 at any of the food vendors (mess halls), and a commemorative "Welcome Home" challenge coin, both can be picked up during the event. Photographers will be onsite and images will be available to registrants from the website after the event, for a limited amount of time. Register now at: http://operationlz.com/register-2.html Additonal contact numbers for Ernie L. Martinez: Office: (641) 423-6023 Cell: (641) 420-5195 Fax: (641) 423-8005

23rd Annual Survivor Reunion (09-16-2015 to 09-20-2015)

Group/Organization: The Subic Bay Marines

Location: The Best Western Plus Milwaukkee Airport Hotel and Conference Center, Milwaukee WI, WI

Contact: John Lacccinole | 818-591-8916 | johnlaccinole@aol.com | subicbaymarines.com

Additional Info: Call or email bestwesternmilwaukee.com, 414-769-2100

VMF/VMA211 Wake Island Avengers (10-06-2015 to 10-11-2015)

Group/Organization: VMF/VMA 211 Wake Island Agengers

Location: International Palms Resort & Conference Center, Cocoa Beach, FL

Contact: Bruce Harton | 810-588-6303 | pbharton@comcast.net

Additional Info: Dan Swartz has made arrangements for us to take a tour of the Kennedy Space Center and for those who are interested, the back lot of the Space Center on Thursday and the Astronauts Hall of Fame and the Exploration Tower on Friday. The ticket to the Space Center also covers admission to the Exploration Tower. There are many other things to do in the area such as watching the manatees, shopping at Cocoa Village or visiting the many small Museums in the area. Join us for a great time of swapping stories and reconnecting with old buddies.

Basic Class 6-68; Quantico - Officer Candidate School (10-07-2015 to 10-11-2015)

Location: Doubletree Hotel, New Orleans, LA

Contact: Mike Gutierrez | Ironmikeg@charter.net

Additional Info: This will be our fifth reunion. Activities are planned in the city, with a group banquet on Saturday night. All former members of Basic Class 6-68 are invited. Please contact Mike at the e-mail address given.

Aviation Logistics Marines (10-08-2015 to 10-10-2015)

Location: The Waterfront Inn, The Villages, FL

Contact: Don Davis | 321-978-5147 | greyegl@ec.rr.com | http://www.avlogmarines.org

Additional Info: All Past and present Aviation Maintenance, Aviation Ordnance, Avionics and Aviation Supply Marines are encouraged to join us at The Villages in Florida!

Marine Barracks Hawaii Association Reunion (10-08-2015 to 10-10-2015)

Group/Organization: Marine Barracks Hawaii Association

Location: Four Queens Hotel & Resort, Las Vegas, NV

Contact: Dan Huggins | 701-371-2754 | hugs0352@gmail.com | https://www.facebook.com/pages/Marine-Barracks-Hawaii-Association/130829497019513

Additional Info: The storied Marine Barracks Hawaii will be holding their annual reunion in Las Vegas this year. For more information please check our website link for the most up to date information. There is no better time to get together with your fellow Marines, we look forward to seeing everyone in October. Semper Fi!

Desert Storm 25th Reunion (10-11-2015 to 10-18-2015)

Group/Organization: All USMC, USAF, Coast Guard, Navy and Army

Location: Galveston, TX

Contact: Jill Etter | desertstorm25th@gmail.com | www.DesertStorm25thReunion.com

Whiskey/Mortar Battery 2nd Battalion, 12th Marines (10-18-2015 to 10-23-2015)

Group/Organization: Vietnam 1965 to 1969

Location: Tuscany Suites Las Vegas, NV, Las Vegas, NV

Contact: Enrique (Henry) Ortiz | 949-874-3636 | ortizwood@yahoo.com

Additional Info: Second Contact: Maurice Deets 503-650-3807 Email morri@deets.us

USMC Vietnam Tankers Association Reunion (10-28-2015 to 11-02-2015)

Group/Organization: USMC Vietnam Tankers Association

Location: Hyatt Regency Crystal City, Arlington, VA

Contact: John Wear | 215-794-9052 | johnwear@yahoo.com | USMCVTA.org

Additional Info: Anyone who served with any of the Marine tank battalions or Ontos units in Vietnam. Toll free Room Reservation number is 1-888-421-1442; must book by 10/1/2015 to get the $99.00 per night room rate. Be sure to mention “USMC Vietnam Tankers Association” to get the proper low room rate.

Marines and Friends Caribbean Cruise (11-01-2015 to 11-08-2015)

Group/Organization: cruiseUSMC.com

Location: Tampa Florida, Norwegian Star, Roatan, Belize, Costa Maya and Cozumel, Tampa, FL

Contact: Jeff Covert | 678-429-0661 | jeff@CruiseUSMC.com | www.CruiseUSMC.com

Additional Info: Each year, a band of brothers, joined by their brothers in our sister services set sail for a week of camaraderie aboard a luxury cruise ship for a week of pure fun, veteran events and our traditional cake cutting ceremony. This cruise is for everyone, not just Marines, we are joined by family, friends and neighbors. At the sail away party everyone is given a nice Marine Corps Hat, a cruise card lanyard and a Marine Corps koozie!!! We are well recognized aboard the ship, and we find more veterans who just happen to be there as well. This years oldest Marine at the cake cutting ceremony was a Korean War Veteran and the youngest Marine was an OIF veteran. Please visit our web site at www.cruiseUSMC.com

VMFP-3 Reunion/Marine Corps Birthday (11-06-2015 to 11-09-2015)

Group/Organization: VMFP-3


Contact: Louis Davis | 951-295-1201 | lou_davis@msn.com | https://www.facebook.com/events/1494694684112402/

Additional Info: Pre- Marine Corps Birthday Weekend (Nov. 6 to Nov 9, 2015) FOUR QUEENS HOTEL & CASINO 202 Fremont Street Las Vegas, NV 89101 VMFP-3 Reunion Group has arranged block of rooms from Thursday Nov. 5 to Wednesday Nov. 11, 2015 Rates are: Friday & Saturday $65 + tax per night Sunday thru Thursday $35 + tax per night Max 4 persons per room for double bed! NO RESORT FEE! DEPOSIT REQUIREMENTS: First night’s deposit due at time of reservation by check or credit card. CANCELLATION POLICY: Cancellation must be received 48 hours prior to arrival date to avoid a cancellation penalty of the first night’s rate plus tax. ******* For Room Reservations: ****** CALL RESERVATIONS (800) 634-6045 FREE & PRESS 1 Make sure you REFER to the Group name, VMFP-3 MARINE CORPS REUNION when making Reservation and book the days you will arrive and depart. PLEASE RESERVE ROOMS AS SOON AS POSSIBLE -rooms being held for the VMFP-3 Reunion until: June 15, 2015.

VMFA-212 Lancers (03-18-2016 to 03-20-2016)

Group/Organization: 1975-81 Era

Location: Marriott Courtyard - Liberty Station, San Diego, CA

Contact: JD Loucks | VMFA212Reunion@aol.com




Contact: ELMER PARKER | 8068811030 | sticpar01@gmail.com | https://www.facebook.com/events/995348487183942/

Additional Info: This is a adult event. Arrangements for child care are being made. This is a BYOB event. In your reunion package will be a disclaimer for liability which you must sign. We are Marines, but we are also adults, so you know how we are. This is in no way meant to take away from your fun, but to elevate it. So drink responsibly. So come out, celebrate, reunite, and have fun. SEMPER FI! - $100 per adult and $50 per child for day care. This is the base price. Prices are subject to increase as the reunion gets closer. Final cost will be posted on the website listed above no later than Feb 28 2016. To keep informed on this event join the group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/USMCMPREUNION/ . Don't miss out! SEMPER FI.

H&S 1/7 Communications Platoon 1975-1980 (10-14-2016 to 10-16-2016)

Group/Organization: The OneSevenComm Group

Location: San Diego, San Diego, PA

Contact: Don Rowley | 717-847-0006 | donrowley@ymail.com | https://www.facebook.com/onesevencomm

Additional Info: We have a pretty strong web presence for members only. If your were a 1/7 Comm personnel please contact us to get more info on the Group and our web sites. POCs: Don Rowley Tel: 717-847-0006 E-mail: donrowley@ymail.com Mike Kiel Tel: 209-622-8022 E-mail: sunshinetedebare@yahoo.com