191st Assault Helicopter Company
2018


 

   

Clarksville, Tennessee

September 13 - 16, 2018

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OK everybody, the reunion is still on after a hiccup in the original plans.  The Marriott we selected was not going to be finished in time as promised.  John Haig has closed the deal with another location in the area.  The new location is the Riverview Inn and Information will be posted soon on our website.  The contracts are being forwarded to Bill Janes for review and signing.  The one change that we were willing to live with at this late date is that the banquet will be moved from Saturday night to Friday night.  So, new info should be available on our web site, this venue and Ed McKee will also be putting out the new info to his minions.  Be sure and thank John Haig when you see him for getting this thing fixed very quickly at this late date.  Please check with our web site for the official info in order to avoid any misunderstanding that may arise from the rumor mill.  Thank you for your patience and I am sincerely hoping to see all of you in September.

Harold Stitt
 Boomerang 17



UPDATED NEWS for REUNION CHANGES
7/12/2018

 

1)  The original hotel will not be ready in time for our reunion.  Here is the Marriott hotel name and phone number for cancelling your reservation if you have one.
Marriott TownePlace Suites Clarksville
120 Fair Brook Place
Clarksville, TN  37043
888-236-2427

2)  The Riverview Inn has now been signed up for our reunion in 2018.  Rooms are $98.00 for night / plus tax, and reservations must be made by 8/10/2018.
Reference the 191st Assault Company Reunion
Riverview Inn
50 College Street
Clarksville, TN  37040
931-552-3331
877-487-4837 (toll free)

3)  We needed to change the Banquet from Saturday, September 15 night to Friday, September 14 night.  No other Itinerary changes were necessary.

 


Reunion Itinerary

As at previous reunions, the central meeting place will be the hospitality room, where the 191st family can meet, chat, share pictures, and just be together again.  The hospitality room will be available throughout the reunion, and snacks and beverages will be available there.

Thursday, September 13, 2018 - Arrivals / Hospitality Room
Friday, September 14, 2018 - Hospitality Room, Ft. Campbell Tour, Banquet
Saturday, September 15, 2018 - Hospitality Room, Officers Meeting / Members Business Meeting
Sunday, September 16, 2018 - Memorial Service and Farewells

 

Hotel Reservations and Cut-off

Attendees are responsible for their own travel and hotel arrangements.

Riverview Inn
50 College Street
Clarksville, TN  37040

Cutoff date to get the 191st group rate is August 10, 2018.  Room rates are $98.00 / tax per night.

You can reach Riverview Inn reservations by phone at 931-552-3331, and (toll free) 877-487-4837.  Reference the 191st Assault Company Reunion and $98.00 per night / tax.

Reunion Registration (Required)

Since some reunion expenses require pre-payment and a headcount, we need for those attending to complete the registration form and return it with the appropriate fee by August 20, 2018.

Mailing address for the 191st Association is:

191st AHC Association
3330 N. Galloway Avenue
#304-90
Mesquite, TX  75150

Fees for registration and the banquet are listed on the printable Registration Form below:   

Click HERE for the Registration Form in PDF Format

 

Support the 191st AHC Association

Regular and Life (voting) memberships are available to all former 191st AHC members.  Membership begins January 1st of each year and ends on December 31st for Regular members and dues are paid annually.  Life membership is perpetual.

Regular Membership is $20.00 per calendar year.

Life Membership is based on age:
Age                 Fee
54 & Under    $300
55-60              $275
61-65              $250
66-70              $225
70 & Up         $200

Association Members can view their membership status by Clicking HERE

Click HERE for a Membership Application to join the 191st AHC Association



 

Reunion News and Announcements

We are Looking for YOU at this reunion, so pack your bags and join us.



2/28/2018

The 2018 191st AHC reunion site has been selected.  Jon Haigh has volunteered to host this reunion in Clarksville, TN.

For the golfers, the course at Ft. Campbell is available on Friday and or Saturday, September 14 / 15.  Green fee $38 including cart, and club rental $8.  Contact Jon Haigh via email (jonbh@charter.net)

For those interested, a bus tour of Ft. Campbell is available on Friday, September 14.  The tour includes Lunch on post for $5.50 cash payable when boarding the bus.  If interested in the tour, please indicate the number of seats you need on the registration form for our headcount.

As most of us know, putting on a reunion is a lot of work, and we appreciate Jon for stepping up for this one.  If you would like to pitch in and help, let Jon know.

See Ya in Clarksville!

Bill Janes


2/28/2018

Subject:  191st AHC ASSOCIATION MEMBERSHIP

This reunion is sponsored by the 191st AHC Association and it's members.  We invite all who formerly served in the 191st to join the 191st Association, but service in Vietnam is not automatic association membership.
We need your financial support to keep these reunions coming.

You can check your membership status on the link provided below.  If your membership is expired, please renew it.  If your name does not appear, please join the association.
In order to vote in the election of Officers, or to participate in the 2018 Business meeting, you need to be a current member of the 191st AHC Association.

Association Members can view their membership status by Clicking HERE

Click HERE for a Membership Application to join the 191st AHC Association


Questions?  Email Bill at bj@191ahc.org


2/28/2018

Riverview Inn in Clarksville is about 50 miles from Nashville Airport.

The hotel does not provide a shuttle.

Click here for a link to Ground Transportation on the Nashville Airport Website.


8/10/2018

During the 4 July week the Vietnam Helicopter Pilots VHPA held their annual in Atlanta this year.  I do not always go but since it was only ~3hr drive for me I went for the last two days.  There were approximately 1000 total people in attendance for this gathering  with only 3 members from the 191st attending although we have many more holding memberships to the VHPA.  As I moved around the area to check vendor offerings and a few paid and unpaid activities it was very easy to see that some things were definitely changing.  There were a lot more people using walkers and wheel chairs to get around.  There were mostly gray or bald heads everywhere except for those very few who never seem to age over the past 50 years (I just hate those people).  This was truly evident at the banquet Saturday night where all 1000 attendees were in the same room.  One of the speakers informed us that there were ~300 VHPA members that had passed away in the past 12 months since their last reunion.  Gentlemen, please take this as a wake up call.  We all have many more years behind us than we have in front of us.  Just imagine what that banquet hall in Atlanta will look like in a mere 10 to 20 years from now.  Each time you choose to pass up an opportunity to join us at a 191st reunion it could be your last one.  Please don't misunderstand me, I know that some of you just can't physically do this and others have overriding circumstances of there own.  I would like to remind all of you that we have had folks in the past who procrastinated for years, finally registered and paid to come to their first reunion and died before they got there.  Anybody remember Bob Stack?  I am totally looking forward to seeing all of you who have signed up to come and am sincerely hoping that more of you will take to heart the reality of where most of us are in life by coming to join us in September.

Harold Stitt, Boomerang 17  


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