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Hotel in Dayton

posted Feb 5, 2018, 3:38 PM by Jeff Bic   [ updated Mar 9, 2018, 7:00 AM ]

We will be at the Dayton OH ~  CROWNE PLAZA  Hotel ~ Sept. 20-23  ~  See Details on the 'REUNION 2018' Page of this website.  Time to make plans and join us.  Bring your best girl.  We have fun.   The Countdown (in the Left column) is ticking.  Register NOW.

REUNION Photos Are Here

posted Oct 21, 2017, 2:29 PM by Jeff Bic   [ updated Oct 21, 2017, 2:30 PM ]

2017 REUNION Photo Album (Click on this Link)

REGISTER for the REUNION

posted May 25, 2017, 11:45 AM by Jeff Bic   [ updated Feb 5, 2018, 3:44 PM ]

Look  at the Countdown to the  ~  2018 Reunion.  


2017 Reunion

posted Jan 3, 2017, 3:13 PM by Jeff Bic   [ updated Apr 30, 2017, 11:04 AM ]

 
You are 'cleared' for landing at the D
OUBLETREE HOTEL in Bloomington, MN (near the MSP Airport) for  the 2017 Reunion.  Start your approach and REGISTER NOW at the 1.) Hotel and  2.) with our Reunion Organizer (AFRI) at:  http://www.afr-reg.com/otternest2017   (see the Reunion 2017 Page for details)
~ Taking place in September THU 09/21 and SUN 09/24.  Please 'mark your 2017 calendars', 'reserve the rooms' and plan to join us.  ~ We always have fun and we want you there this year to be part of it. ~

'16 REUNION PHOTOS

posted Oct 25, 2016, 3:07 PM by Jeff Bic   [ updated Mar 28, 2017, 7:55 AM ]


To See PHOTOS ~ Click-on the 2016 REVIEW '...in the Page Nav. ~ Top  LEFT.

Vietnam War Airfields

posted Oct 24, 2016, 12:43 PM by Jeff Bic

A NEW Page - has been added with a MAP of the Vietnam War Era Airports/Airfields.  It is a Sub-page under our MISSION Page - in the upper left PAGE index.  Enjoy.  

D-Day +72 Poem

posted Jun 25, 2016, 2:09 PM by Jeff Bic   [ updated Jul 26, 2016, 3:59 PM ]

SEE the  -  D-DAY +72 Poem  - by 'Dickie' Gonsoulin '63-'64 - June 2016.  GO TO - the PDF file link at the bottom of the Your Memories Page:  www.18thand54thaviationcompanyotternest.com/unit-members/MEMORIES
Dickie recently returned from Europe and part of his trip included a visit to Normandy.  He wanted to share the attached poem he wrote on behalf of the 18th & 54th Aviation Company while on his trip.  Perhaps you could post on the 'Otternest' website.  ....Lana Trishe

2016 Reunion Plan

posted Mar 24, 2016, 9:47 AM by Jeff Bic   [ updated Oct 6, 2016, 6:26 AM ]

  
 
The 2016 REUNION in Arlington VA is complete and a good time was had by all. Send your best Pictures to us for posting in the '16 REUNION SLIDESHOW to: 18 & 54 Aviation c/o Bic - 917 Bevington Way, Marietta, GA 30068-4204 or to: 18.54Aviation@gmail.com  
     

Houma Reunion 2015 - Thanks All!

posted Oct 14, 2015, 2:27 PM by Jeff Bic   [ updated Apr 17, 2016, 4:22 PM ]

WOW!! - What a Wonderful Reunion we shared.  Thank you all for coming so far.  Hopefully, you left Houma, LA with great memories, a few new dance steps and maybe some new friends and brothers. 
Don't forget us if you change your email or address.  We want to keep up with you.

VN Veterans - Limited Special Offer

posted Sep 3, 2015, 10:55 AM by Jeff Bic   [ updated Sep 3, 2015, 10:57 AM ]

ALERT:   One-time Special Offer on VVA Membership - Sept. 1 , 2015 to Dec. 31, 2015
Life Membership Dues  $ 100. 

Membership is open to U.S. Armed Forces Veterans who served on active duty (for other than training purposes) in the Republic of Vietnam between February 28, 1961, and May 7, 1975, or in any duty location between August 5, 1964, and May 7, 1975.  Special Offer Application is an attached PDF file (below).   Thanks to Ron Haugen (18th /'69-70) for the Alert.

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