1st Battalion 22nd Infantry
On June 16, 2011 Company C 1/22
Infantry (VN 1968) held its annual reunion
in Branson, Missouri. The following are photos from that reunion.
Center piece for the candle table
Group at Flames of Remembrance Ceremony
family...Robert, his wife, Darlene, his sister, his
brother-in-law, his son, his daughter-in-law
and not pictured his daughter (taking the picture) and his grandchildren.
This is an illustration of the family reunion atmosphere of our meetings.
Guest speaker for the ceremony
Candles burning after the Flames of Remembrance Ceremony
Claudia and Chuck Zimmerman lighting a candle for Bill Zimmerman KIA 4/28/68
Medics Bud Roach,
Charlie Shyab and Ray Warner along with June Murray light a
in memory of Jim Murray who passed away in 2003
Ray Warner and Robert Roark. Ray is explaining how Robert saved his life during an ambush on Nov 17, 1967
Many of the 1/22 Men
signed the flag and cards for Mrs. Claspill, mother of Larry
who was KIA in Kontum, 2/2/1968, during an NVA attack. Pictured signing are Fred Childs and Mike Stokes, (rt)
We were so glad to have
the Bud Roach family attend, including little Ruby at her 2nd
The Chaplin lighting one of the candles as part of the Flames of Remembrance ceremony
At times it takes two to pay the respect for the fallen!
Men of Co. C honoring the Company's fallen
Over 30 candles were lit
for our friends who gave their all. "Greater love hath no
man than to give his life for his friends".
The lights were lowered for a moment of silent reflection in hope that their legacy will continue
in the lives of those who served with them.
Photos from Bud Roach, Charles Shyab and Robert Roark (daughter)
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