Thursday, July 30, 2009

Itinerary set for 2009 reunion

As of today 7-30-09, this is the way things have been lined-up for the 516th Engr. Co. Reunion Sept 9 thru 12, 09.

Wednesday, 09/09
Travel Day and check in hotels after 3:00 P.M.

About 6:00 P.M. We meet in front of hotels and go up or
across street to Mediterranean Grill for our evening meal.
This will be buffet style, after meal we will have a short
Sgt. Major Sam Peeler will brief us on the next
day's activities on Ft. Leonard Wood. Plus we will have short Meeting on any questions that may arise.

Thursday, 09/10
9:00 a.m. we will take in a Graduation.
After Graduation we will go to mess hall and eat with the
After lunch we will tour the Army Museum"s, there are 3 or 4 Museum's.
After this we will return to hotels.

About 7:00 p.m. we will have a catered meal and meeting
at one of the hotels. Probably the Hampton Inn.

Friday, 09/11
We go back on the Fort to the Bridge Training Site, and watch troops train on the bridge.
After this we go to mess hall and eat lunch.
After lunch, we can visit PX and other points that we haven't seen on Fort.

About 7:00 p.m. we will have a catered meal and meeting
at one of the hotels.
We have one man that will speak to us and show pictures of Iraq when he served there in 2003-04.
We have another man who served as a Guard at the Toomb of Unknown Soldier will speak one night. Plus we will have others who will speak about their time in the 516th.

Saturday, 09/12
We will just visit several historical places in the
surrounding area, and this day we will just play it as we see
fit. I am sure someone will come up with something.

It is possible that some minor changes could occur, but nothing that we can't adjust too.

Thanks, Gene Ogletree