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MEMORIAL SEARCH PROJECT We are searching for relatives of those heros we honor each year at our memorial service. We want to let them know their loved ones are not forgotten and invite them to attend our reunions. If you know how to contact any relatives of the fallen please share that information with Janet Anduss at pleiku-lpa@sbcglobal.net The list of the Missing or Killed In Action from Pleiku Air Base can be assessed by clicking MEMORIAL on the Pleiku Website.
REUNION 2015 - LEXINGTON, KY September 9 - 13 2015 Geese "Fly Over" at Memorial Service Photos from the 2015 Reunion in Lexington, KY. We had approximately 80 in attendance for the tours, luncheons, and banquet. The 2015 Pleiku Air Base Reunion was held in Lexington, KY at the Hilton Suites. Thanks for the efforts of J.D. Smith and his wife Vickie making it all possible. They were ably assisted by Tim Meighen and Roberta Raymond, Matt and Ingrid Cresta, Arlene Arledge and the ladies auxilliary keeping the hospitality suite stocked and clean, and all the other members present for lending a hand when needed. On Thursday September 10th a bus tour was made of Keeneland Race Course, a drive through Donamire Farm (where scenes from a couple of movies were filmed) and a visit to Magdalena Farm where we got to meet the horses face to face.. Following the tour lunch was served at the hotel. On Friday September 11th the group held the Memorial service at the Kentucky Vietnam Veteran's Memorial at Frankfort. We had a nice day for it with blue sky which included a "fly over" of a flock of geese and outstanding support with the bugler, honor guard and firing squad. After the service we made our way to Buffalo Trace Distillery for a boxed lunch and a tour of the distillery. Friday evening we had a pizza party with Kentucky Derby pie and Vickie Smith made some of her bourbon balls which were a very big hit. The annual business meeting was held Saturday morning with the banquet on Saturday evening closing out the reunion.
REUNION PHOTO ALBUM The Ladies' Auxiliary is happy to announce that the photo album is finished. The album contains 26 loose-leaf pages that can be inserted into a binder of your choice and updated with pictures from future reunions. The albums were mailed on October 21 so if you ordered one and have not yet received it, please let me know. We sold 32 copies at the reunion in Lexington and have a few extras for those of you who did not get a chance to order one. If you are interested in a copy, please email me at raweikart@aol.com or phone 330-692-2905. We would like to thank everyone who helped in creating this album and we hope that you enjoy it as much as we enjoyed making it for you. Becky Weikart
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Old Fashion Pleiku Air Base Association Glass $5 each plus postage To order send your check to to Pleiku Air Base Association P.O. Box 552 St. Clairsville, OH 43950-0552 1st ACS PATCH WANTED I was assigned to the 1st Air commando Squadron in base operations from June 1967 until December 1967 and was injured and sent home. I have been looking for a 1st Air Commando Squadron patch for all these years. I am happy I found you on the internet. Walter Van Houten, T/SGT USAF. Can anyone help TSGT Houten with his search?


Several new items under the Locate page have been posted. Please check it our and perhaps you can assist a fellow Pleiku Veteran. ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ The November 2015 issue of the Pleiku Air Base Association newsletter, The Highland Air Times, has been mailed to those with paid up membership. The next edition will be mailed in early February 2016. If you have an item for the next newsletter send it to: pleiku-lpa@sbcglobal.net Only dues paying members will receive a copy.
2016 Membership Dues Note that the Dues are $25
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If you have  M-15 you are delinquent.  And if you last paid your dues prior to 2014, you aren't going
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