Reunion, 1999 -- San Antonio


The 1999 Reunion was a MONSTER SUCCESS!  Ollie, Gloria, and each of the Committee Members did an outstanding job.  Many thanks go to them for being dedicated, hard working, talented, creative, and resourceful.  They made it look a lot easier than it was (the mark of a pro). 

    Over 70 patriots attended this reunion.  They enjoyed a variety of activities: telling war stories, hearing war stories, looking through photo albums and photo boards, meeting old friends, making new friends, eating at "Rio Rio", going on the River Walk, shopping at the Market, taking a horse drawn carriage tour, seeing the Alamo, reminiscing about times gone by, hearing a briefing on Tri-Care, singing "America the Beautiful" by heart and doing a good job of it, hearing a poem about the flag, taking pictures, posing for pictures, voting on business, having a Banquet, listening to John Blaha's outstanding briefing on life aboard the Mir.
     It was a special time and will be remembered for many years.  The only shortcoming was that not ALL OF US where there!  We dedicated ourselves to finding everybody who is still kicking.  We selected members that will head up the effort to find each person in their year group.  A page on this web site will be reporting on progress.

   The A-37 Association Reunion for 1999 was held at the Menger Hotel in San Antonio.  It was a beautiful location and a memorable event.   The city has plenty to do and we enjoyed both the city and the reunion activities.

The World's Fair Tower.

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The "River Walk."

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San Antonio trolley.

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The courtyard at the Menger.

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Dennis and Margaret Selvig on a bridge over the Riverwalk.

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Ollie and Gloria welcome old friends at the "Rio Rio Restaurant."

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John Blaha's outstanding talk on life aboard the Mir.

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Some of us still fit into our Rapsuits.
Way to go Doc!

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Bob and Irene Macaluso on a bridge over the Riverwalk.

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Brenda checks out the offerings on the table as Teddy Roosevelt watches Gloria make change.

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Drawing for prizes.

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golf.JPG (35379 bytes) If you play golf, you get green things.

Winning prizes.

"What is it Jerry?"
"I don't know, just smile and we'll open them later."

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And to wrap it up, let's take a Horse Drawn Carriage ride.

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Late at night, when the streets cool down and the city gets quiet, the carriages appear around the Alamo square.

Dennis and Marg after their midnight tour with the horse "Rio."

You think it's easy to take a picture of a black horse at midnight?

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Can't wait for the next reunion!

If anyone would like to have their reunion pictures on the A-37 Association web site, send them to Dennis Selvig

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