Casper Reunion 2006 Luncheon                                          Page 1

                                                                                                                                                                     Gordy Anderson, Jim Revoir & Buddy King

Casper Aviation Platoon Reunion

Las Vegas ∙ June 27 - 29, 2006

Reunion Luncheon

Our luncheon was held on Wednesday and included a Purple Heart presentation for the 12 Caspers who were wounded during their tour and were in attendance at the reunion.  We were also honored to have in attendance Senator Max Cleland, along with our guest speaker Dr. Elaine Tripi, PhD.  This year was very special to us as two Casper Gold Star Families also attended the reunion.  In fact, during the CAPO Business Meeting that followed the luncheon, the CAPO members voted to make both Mary Ann Bassignani and Donny Kidd, Jr. Honorary CAPO Members.  The presentation took place during the banquet and both families were presented with a plaque expressing our love and respect towards them -- The luncheon was a memorable event, to say the least!



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CAPO Executive Director Ned Costa opens the meeting and welcomes everyone

CAPO President Steve Greene starts the annual meeting

Walt Henderson gives the invocation

Randy Vestal, Joe Jones & Michael Riley

Bill Nottingham

CAPO Past President Don Charlton & Randy Plese

Steve Greene & Walter Tanaka

Randy & Lynn Vestal

Joe Schils & CAPO Sergeant of Arms Gary Braden

CAPO Vice President Tom Town & his wife Janice getting ready for the raffle prize drawing

John Ackleson, Joe Jones, Bernard Timmons & Amber Bertz

CAPO Reunion Chairman Art McBride, Don Sholett & Chuck Carroll

Ceremony where 11 Caspers received a mini Purple Heart pin for wounds they received in action while in Vietnam

Steve Greene presenting Buddy King with mini Purple Heart pin

CAPO Director of Family Services Randy Plese & Richard Head prepare to present our Gold Star Families with a plaque

Former Casper CO Richard Head presents Mary Bassingnani with her plaque

Donny Kidd, Jr receives his plaque from Richard Head

Gold Star Family Members Mary Ann Bassingnai, Donny & Leslie Kidd

Guest speaker Dr. Elaine Tripi, PhD spoke about post traumatic stress disorders, PTSD, and other afflictions of veterans

Skip & Barbie Moorhouse

Don Armstrong & Chuck Carroll

Gordy Anderson, Bob & Judy Anderson

Mary Ann Bassignani, Jerry & La Rue Terry

Art McBride intoduces Carmen Nevarez, the Flamingo Banquet Manager.

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