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ONLINE STORE

We have opened an online store with Queensboro, the company we used for our embroidered men's and ladies' polos at our reunions. This is a link to show the shirts and logos available. However, all of their items can be purchased using our logo if you want to order from them directly and not use our store. Click to see our offerings.



NEWSLETTERS

These are HTML versions of the newsletters that were first mailed in July, 2007. The text is about the same but the web site version is in a different format and may contain a few more pictures. The first issue in each Volume is the first issue after the reunion and has veterans group or platoon pictures. You might notice an extra issue in Volume 2. We ran a list of all members found so far in Volume 2-Issue 3 and then a list Andy Brower had of the company in 1969 in Volume2-Issue 4. Please contact us (names and addresses are in each newsletter) if you would like to be included on our Charlie Company mailing list for a hard copy snail mailed or a copy by email.

 

Volume 1-Issue 1 (July 2007) Volume 1-Issue 2 (October 2007) Volume 1-Issue 3 (February 2008) Volume 1-Issue 4 (May 2008)
Volume 2-Issue 1 (August 2008) Volume 2-Issue 2 (October 2008) Volume 2-Issue 3 (December 2008) Volume 2-Issue 4 (March 2009)
Volume 2-Issue 5 (May 2009) Volume 3-Issue 1 (September 2009) Volume 3-Issue 2 (December 2009) Volume 3-Issue 3 (May 2010)
Volume 4-Issue 1 (August 2010) Volume 4-Issue 2 (December 2010) Volume 4-Issue 3 (February 2011) Volume 4-Issue 4 (May 2011)
Volume 5-Issue 1 (August 2011) Volume 5-Issue 2 (November 2011) Volume 5-Issue 3 (February 2012) Volume 5-Issue 4 (May 2012)
Volume 6-Issue 1 (September 2012) Volume 6-Issue 2 (January, 2013) Volume 6-Issue 3 (May, 2013) Volume 7-Issue 1 (August 2013)
Volume 7-Issue 2 (January 2014) Volume 7-Issue 3 (May 2014) Volume 8-Issue 1 (October  2014) Volume 8-Issue 2 (February 2015)
Volume 8-Issue 3 (May 2015) Volume 9-Issue 1 (November 2015)    

 

 



REUNIONS

Reunion Map ~ See where we come from! A Google map with markers of those who have attended at least one of our ten reunions. Nicknames or first names only on markers unless the first letter of the last name is used for duplicate given names. The map will open in another window. Close it when you finish and you will be back here.



2016 REUNION

We will be returning to the Hilton Cincinnati Airport in Florence, KY on June 3 and 4, 2016 for our Eleventh Annual Reunion. The rates will remain the same, $85 per night, and that rate is good three days before and three days after the reunion. The Hilton Cincinnati Airport direct number is: 1-859-371-4400. Be sure to tell them you are with the Charlie Company 1-20 Reunion so you won't be charged full rate. The toll free number (1-800-HILTONS) will get you to all Hiltons reservations so you will need to ask them for reservations at the Hilton Cincinnati Airport in Florence, KY and then our Charlie Company Reunion. If you have problems with reservations, call (during business hours) the Hilton direct and ask for Shona.

The cutoff date is May 12 for reservations and the unreserved rooms in our contracted block will be offered to the general public on the 13th. Canceling a room without a charge is not a problem if you do so early. Here is a link to the Hilton Cincinnati Airport if you want to learn more about the Hilton. (This link will open in another window. Close the new window when you finish and you will be back here.)

We will check into another event for the ladies since Yesterday's Cafe and Tea Room has moved and the new facility may not be able to handle a group as large as the one who have normally attended. Some of the ladies will probably visit Susan's new tea room since she has been a great hostess these past years and many consider her a friend. A golf outing and the usual Saturday night activities will remain on the agenda. If you have any suggestions for another activity, please let us know. Updates will be added here as they become definite.


2015 REUNION

We returned to the Hilton Cincinnati Airport in Florence, KY on June 5 and 6, 2015 for our Tenth Annual Reunion. We had a total of 55 present and Guy Thomas was our first time guest this year. We had an unusual amount of date conflicts and several of our regular's were not able to attend. We still managed to have a good time but hope they missed us as much as we missed them!

To celebrate our 10th Reunion a coffee mug with either a Charlie Company or Charlie's Angels emblem was given to each attendee. The veterans also received an Americal cap and were presented three military pins by Lt. Vincent. The pins were a small CIB, an 11th Brigade, and a 1st-20th... all suitable for cap display! We hope they will be worn proudly and will be a reminder of friends and of the reunions. Someone said their coffee tastes better when drinking from a military mug so that may be another daily benefit for some.

Photo album of reunion (Thanks to those of you who have sent these pictures. The album will open in another window. Close the new window when you finish and you will be back here.)


2014 REUNION

It was off to the Hilton Cincinnati Airport in Florence, KY on June 6 and 7, 2014 again for our Ninth Annual Reunion. We had 75 attend this reunion which was our second highest attendance ever. Our first time guests were Benjamin & Joyce Wilson, Doug & Mary Baker, Dwight & Sharon Cole, Harry & Marsha Benich, Ken & Filippa Griesman and nephews Anthony Cerone and Fabrizio Tierno, Michael Olshefski, Richard Scott, Nathan Williams (son of Ronnie & Ramona), Ari Foster (Roland & JoLynda Watts grandson), and the Copelands who were guests of Eddie & Maggie Daniels.

Friday's activities included a Cookies and Coffee Reception furnished by the Hilton and the golfers and hecklers headed out to Boone Links G.C. for an early tee off Saturday morning. Andy Adam had to share the the coveted olive drab green jacket and trophy since he tied James "Bit" Chisholm to share the crown! Later that morning the ladies left for the noon brunch at Yesterday’s Café & Tea Room.

Our closing Banquet Buffet was held Saturday night followed by a Business Meeting, Memorial Toast, Awards, and Group Pictures.

We always have a great time at the reunion but several thought this one was special!

Photo album of reunion (Thanks to Beverley and Milt Houghton for the pictures. Many other pictures have been posted on the Charlie 1/20 Facebook page. This is a closed page to CCo 1-20 members only but Tony Nunes will let you join if you've been in Charlie Company. The album will open in another window. Close the new window when you finish and you will be back here.)


2013 REUNION

We returned to the Hilton Cincinnati Airport in Florence, KY on June 7 and 8, 2013 for our Eighth Annual Reunion with 66 in attendance. First time guests were Kathy (Al) Blosser, Steve Carlisle and his daughter, Kathy Banks, Ronnie & Bev Cole, David & Kathy Craig, Dennis & Judy Roehrs, Chris Walker, and Kim Fleig. We told you of meeting WWII vet, Grace Eckels, last year but we could consider her as another first time guest since she did attend the ladies brunch and the Saturday evening banquet this year!

Our usual Thursday night at the Italian restaurant was changed to Rafferty's. That should be expected when they close without asking us.

The Hospitality Room was pretty well set up by Thursday including a new banner behind the registration desk donated by Al Blosser and a Charlie Company guidon donated by Chuck Unterberger. These and all our other items were hung by those fabulous "wall hangers", Mike Bingham and Ronnie Ray. Before long the Regional Refreshments table was full along with the Memorabilia tables.

Friday's activities included a Cookies and Coffee Reception furnished by the Hilton and the BB Riverboats"Chaistian Moerlein Beer & BBQ Dinner Cruise" that night.

Eighteen golfers and hecklers headed out to Boone Links G.C. for an 8:30 a.m. tee off Saturday morning. Andy Adam won the coveted olive drab green jacket again!

Later that morning twenty two of the ladies left for the noon brunch at Yesterday’s Café & Tea Room.

Our closing Banquet Buffet was held Saturday night followed by a Business Meeting, Memorial Toast, Awards, and Group Pictures.

iJulia has several pictures posted on the C 1/20 group and the C 1/20 Charlie's Angels group. Ask to join the group if you are signed up on Facebook.

Photo album of reunion (Thanks to Julia Chisholm and Milt Houghton for the pictures. The album will open in another window. Close the new window when you finish and you will be back here.)
Pictures from Mike and Ursula Yelenovic
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2012 REUNION

We returned to the Hilton Cincinnati Airport in Florence, KY on June 8 and 9, 2012 for our Seventh Annual Reunion. Our first unofficial event was dinner Thursday night at Karlos Italian Restaurant for thirty or so early arrivals. A Coffee and Cookies Reception began in the Hospitality Room at 2 p.m. Friday. The Friday night dinner cruise with BB Riverboats had forty-two from Charlie Company on board.

At 8:30 Saturday morning the golfers and hecklers were off to Boone Links GC in Florence to compete for the only Olive Drab Green Jacket Competition in the world! The ladies also headed out later that morning for their noon brunch at Yesterday's Cafe and Tea Room. The hospitality room stayed busy Saturday although several were out and about visiting other attractions around the area. Our Saturday night buffet at 6:30 preceded our business meeting, memorial toast, awards and raffle drawings.

The ladies liked the Charlie's Angels polo shirts and we will offer them one more time for newcomers next year just as we did for the men this year. Great price. All you have to do is to show up!

Our regional refreshments were a great addition to the basics that were provided. Thanks to everyone's contribution. Thanks for bringing items for display, albums and other memorabilia to the hospitality room. You could see someone looking at those most any time we were gathered in the room.

Photo album of reunion (Thanks to Milt Houghton and Julia "iAnnie" Chisholm for the pictures. The album will open in another window. Close the new window when you finish and you will be back here.)
Pictures from Mike and Ursula Yelenovic
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2011 REUNION

The Sixth Annual Charlie Company Reunion was held at the Hilton Cincinnati Airport in Florence, KY on June 10 and 11, 2011. Our first event was a riverboat luncheon cruise Friday followed by a reception at the Hilton later in the afternoon and a buffet supper and business meeting that night along with a Safety Committee Report and Recognition. Saturday was Tee-N-Tea day with golf in the morning and a tea room brunch for the ladies at noon. Saturday night featured another buffet, Awards and Memorial Toast. Fifty-seven were in attendance this year with four first-time vets and four other new guests.

Photo album of reunion (These will open in another window. Close the new window when you finish and you will be back here.)
Pictures from Mike and Ursula Yelenovic
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2010 REUNION

The Fifth Annual Charlie Company Reunion was held again at the Hilton Cincinnati Airport in Florence, KY on June 4 and 5. We had a total of fifty-nine present and this included five men of Charlie Company attending the reunion for the first time!


2009 REUNION

The Fourth Annual Charlie Company Reunion returned to the Hilton Cincinnati Airport on June 12-13 although one half of the participants were already there on the 11th. We had eighty-three in attendance and forty-one of those were brand new to the reunions!

All the activities, Florence Antique Mall, golf and brunch at Yesterday's Cafe` & Tea Room were well attended.


2008 REUNION

The Third Annual Charlie Company Reunion was again held at the Hilton Cincinnati Airport on June 20-21 with a total attendance of fifty-two! Read about the entire event, which includes the agenda, the business meeting, a list of found contacts and a list of known deceased that was given out.


2007 REUNION

Charlie Company held their second reunion on June 8 and 9 at the Hilton Cincinnati Airport, Florence, KY. Read about the events including our first business meeting results. Volume 1-Issue 1 of the newsletters is our reunion issue. This issue also contains most of our pictures. We had forty-six in attendance.

Pictures from Mike and Ursula Yelenovic (This will open in another window. Close it when you finish and you will be back here.)


2006 REUNION

The First Charlie Company Reunion was held June 16 & 17 at the Red Roof Inn in Florence, Kentucky. We had seventeen in attendance and enjoyed it so much we decided to try another!

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Picture from Mike Stinnett


2002 Meeting

In the summer of 2002, Keith Trace, Bill Allen, Dan Malin, Mike Stinnett & Duck Watters met one hot afternoon in Ohio. Picture from Mike Stinnett.


2001 Meeting

Bill Allen (Willy), Leonard Hartoonian (Snake), Keith Trace, Mike Feltes, and Dan Malin (Ohio) met at the ADVA annual reunion at the Marriott Hotel in Cleveland, Ohio June 22, 2001. Picture from Mike Feltes.


Shameless Reunion Plug


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