1st Battalion 22nd Infantry
Company C Reunion
July 6, 7, 8 and 8, 2006
veterans who served in Vietnam during 1967-68 met in Grove, OK.
The annual meetings began in 2003. Ray Warner, Lynn Berliner, Mike Stokes, and Brad Howe (son of Sydney Howe KIA Chu Moor)
were first time attendees.
was check in day. Arrivals were greeted and groups began to meet.
Everyone enjoyed dinner together and returned to the motel to visit until late hours.
Friday the conference room at the motel was reserved for displays
of pictures, maps, and scrapbooks.
The group took an evening break to have dinner at the Shebang, a local favorite restaurant.
Ray Warner, Bud Roach, Charlie Shyab, and Jim Murray, C Company medics, were recogniozed for their service in Vietnam.
The veterans and their families returned to the motel where the good times lasted until after midnight.
was a day for sight seeing and taking in the local attractions.
Late in the afternoon C Company members met at the motel for a memorial service dedicated to the friends and comrades
whose names are engraved on the Wall. The evening meal was served aboard the paddlewheeler, Cherokee Queen.
The evening was completed by casual visiting around the motel pool.
morning found everyone busy getting suitcases packed and cars
Most of the group was able to have breakfast together before leaving to catch a flight or start the drive home.
A group photo at dinner Thursday night.
Medic Bud Roach being recognized by Larry Konermann
June Murray receiving recognition for medic Jim Murray from Claudia Jackson
Medic Charlie Shyab being recognized by John Bobb.
A group shot taken onboard The Cherokee Queen
Back L-R Robert Roark, Joe Potter, Ray Warner, Bud Roach, Charlie Shyab, Lynn Berliner
Middle row Jane Bobb (holding granddaughter Hailey) Ann Konermann, Larry Konermann, John Bobb, Jack Chavez, Elmer Hale, Marilyn Berliner
Front Sharon Hale, Claudia Jackson, June Murray, Darlene Roark, Julie Potter
NOT PICTURED Mike Stokes nad Brad Howe
Thanks to Bud Roach for the above article and photos.
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