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DIED: 5{'2t16 WOITNDED: lO3'28{ MItr: 8rl7,I E-mail RGT52932@aol.com Ph IL Homewood, 60430, 70t-799-357E, Ptrsidert RonTorli t t55 *"st tgst Str€et,
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Greetingsof the seasonfellow 765ers, We hope you and your families are well and having a happy holiday season. How was your Thanksgiving? Bob's nephew, wife and two darling boys from Illinois came out to visit us. They stayedat the beautiful Green Valley Ranch Hotel and casinohere in Henderson'which is about 7 minutes from our house. We had our Thanksgiving dinner at the hotels' abundantbuffet. This was the first time in 56 yearsthat Audrey didn't cook our Thanksgiving dinner. So it was truly a holiday for all of us. But, we sure missedthe leftovers the next day. We were "on the go" constantlywhile they were here! Showing them the surroundingarea,Mt. Charlestonand the Valley of Fire. It was good exercisetherapy for all of us. We were saddenedby the death of John Breverly in November. John put on a "gruff' exterior but really was a "pussy-cat" underneath. John acquiredthe battalion flags through his contacts and made the flagpoles for them. At one of our reunions,Audrey, Dan and I stoppedin at Johns' room and chattedwith him and Mary. During the conversation,I mentionedthat one time, (back in Korea), I was in the kitchen on the night rhin and someonesiune up to me and asked for a sandwich. I made him an egg sandwictr, a little while later, he came back with a suit of fatigues for me in gratitude for the sandwich,as he was a SuPPlySgL John piped up and said to me, "you *@@l!, dummy", that was me' Audrey, Dan and I wish you all a blessed,happy and healthy year ahead,our love to you all! Audrey, Bob and Dan

I December 1, 2006 Bob, I wantedto let everyoneknow that I havebeenworking on the 2007reunionfor herein Cincinnati. First I do want to thank the group for their trust in appointingmyselt Sheryland Perryto do Riverfront in CovingtonKy. The checkin dateis this. We havethe hotel lined up and it is the Radisson October3d and checkout date is SundayOctober7tr. Anyonewanting to comeearly,up to Wednesday rates,which is $89.00plus tax. I know this doesn't 3 daysbeforeor after that time can get the sarne round lik" Cincinnati, but it is what they call the southemsideof Cincirmati.The Cincinnati skyline is beautiful andwe will, of course,be on the river The Kentucky sidecatersto military reunionsandhas or directto the hotelis 1-859-491-1200 the in madeit morcappealing a lot of ways.The phonenumber you Of numberis l-800-333-3333. course will needto identift thatyou are World Wide Reservation with the 765ft. The hotel offers free airport shuttleserviceto and from the GreaterCincinnati Airport, which is actuallyin Kentucky. This was anotherfactor in choosingthe Kentucky sidefor the reunion. i havea lot of ideasfor activities,but Ijust haveto narrow them down. I havesomegoodpeople working with me on them, andI will let you know what developsaswe go along.Hopefully we will havea big tum out, and somethingfor everyoneto do. I hopeeveryonehasa Merry Christmasand a Happyand HealthyNew Year.
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To: bob@kalan.net newsletter Reunion Subject: Dear Friends, Got a littleweather news, a littlehumor,a shortstoryand somebad news. Ready?

sincethat 2 Wellwe hadan inchof snow- lasted hours and hasbeencoldenough ( up my "brasses"2 of them)are sucked to mywarmbelly! news. wason national call fromWichita andtell methatLosLunas Hada friend at working you? Anyway threedumbbastards HellI knewthatall thetime-didn't Nowwe maynotbe too withmarijuana! up Burger Kingloaded thecop'sburger - butwe don'tgo unnoticed?! smart me called at whateverthe hourof dayor my Whenever old (andhe was)friend goddammed no rackenfracket goodXOXXO"My reply "The nightit wasalways (always) howareya"? Afterall thatwe couldhavea nicevisit. bastard "Yourotten Well,Mikefoundhisdad in thewheelchairwitha highballin his hand(hehadnot my a spilled drop).GoodbyeJohnBreverly friend. I thought washardwhenI lostmy dad- hewasmy hero. Sincethentherehave it loss a it in beenmanylosses my life- | thought wasbadlosing childbutmy greatest and cancer exploded hertimeis short! lf you has is soonto come. My beloved's please so! Shewouldbe gladto hearfromold do wouldcareto callor whatever, friends. but I don'tdrinkmuchanymore as I usedto say"it tookjustso muchbeerdrinking youguys(andgals)outof thewoodworkfor the reunion". andbullshitto digall lossto my familyl!!! She Whata terrible to Theloveand meaning my lifeis leaving. - willbe! life! is sucha joy to everyone's Whatwillbe Justus,

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765 TRSB REI'NION MIN('TES OF 2006 ATLANTA, GEORGIA SEPTEMBERIO.I4' 2O{b

2006' The 765 TRSB Reunion Group met in Atlanta, Georgia September10-14, The meeting was openedby the vice PresidentRon Torii. Bill Hill led the group in the Pledgeof Allegiance to the flag' Hill, and approvedas read' The minutes of the previous reunion were read by the secretary,Bill presentfor audit and declared The treasurer,sreport was given by Billie Hill. All books were report was acceptedand approved as read by all- All correspondence correct and in order. The treasurer's was read. phone numbers,areacodes,etc. should be reportedto OLD BUSINESS: Any addresschanges, Bill Hill as soon as possible,and to the news editor, Bob Kalan' the Sec./Trea., were in and spouses NEW BUSINESS: The 765'hTRSB had a ls this year. All members for attendance the yearly meeting. happy, fun reunion' Many We had an excellent Reunion. Even with only 32 present,this was a way of handling the Reunion' This thanks were extendedto Lanny Tayloe for his excelleni proiessional was appreciatedbY all. now. Due to this, we The Reunion sites are drastically changing the way they handle the Reunions our members for the Reunions' have found it necessaryto make some .h*g"r in tto* we access financial problems As a result of the new hotel anrj tour line changes,we ran into some serious wednesday morning meeting and explained to them that this year. Billie Hill addressedall present at our we would have 50 presentto get the this year we had to guarantee(in writing back in early August) that our lst meeting in st' Louis' Well' rateswe got. we have only had lessthan 50 presentonce,and that was you can seewhat that did to our treasury. we had 1op"y for 18 we had only 32 presentthis year. We realized we were in the red guaranteed,but not attending, fo, evervthiqfl, hotel banquet, and}tourspitched in and covered everything we didn't have money before the reunion started. on, ofiffi6-rrs 2 or 3 that did not pay until they for. we hoped the auction, raffle, and bingo would cover it. There were Bingo to our program for the first time this arrived. We knew we now had start on ,rJou"ry. we added loved it and it was a year as an addedentertainmentfor the lull time. Man, was this a success.Everyone some slack and addedten fold on the fun and fellowship codsend. It helped tremendouslyon picking up each evening. and the majority present, After Billie's explanationof our treasury,a lengthy discussionwas held both men and women made the following recommendations. 90 day before kickoff A deposit or full payment must be made by each member attending date. 2. Full payment must be made 30 days before reunion date. req,nion.and then only if 3. ln caseof a cancellation,no money will be refundeduntil after.the funds are available. positions without money to cover our group does not want to put any reunion coordinators in any awkward all expenses. L

Allofficersandmembersvotedunanimouslyonthis. present for all we have to guaranteethe number to be we have to be able to cover ourselves since events. seattle was too Dick Lund reported that he believed A site for 200? was next on our agenda. look elsewherein the outlying location for 2007, but he would expensiveand maybe we should ry another Utah, and cincinnati' brought up, o.uo*Ld, co-, salt Lake city, seattle area. Three other places,nr* Ohio. t do a and son-in-law, Perry schneider agreed sue Allen Hamilton and her daughtersheryl suites corp'offrce in found out sheryr is employed by Embassy Reunion in the cincinnati, ohio area. we uny uno all groups' Look out sheryl' sched"li"fr"Jlngs loi cincinnati and her job is coordinuringand ohio either the 3'd nore that *"Lool Reirnion*itt u, in cincinnati, we wilr be using you! Make yourserla 200?' or 4thweek in SePtember meetings be held Dick Kwiatkowski that all our future A motion was made by Bill Hill and 2t by taking place early in early oci6ber. There is so much tctintty either the 3d or 4,bweek in September,or then' Motion passed' that severalwere having a iraro time coming September going in salt Lake city, utah in 208' They are Joe and JeanAstle said they would do a Reunion to look into this and rePort later' $20'00 to $25'00' starting in 2008' was herd regarding raising our tluesin 2007 from A triscussion on at our Reunion in ohio' Let us hear from you on this. It *ilt u. voted was made but severalgave chargingthe radiess5.00 a year. No motion Severalradiessuggested treasury this year. donations from ss.oo to szb.oo just to help out and $25'00 for the married that the duesbe $20.00 for all the single men Ron Torii suggested ss.oo for his wife. No action was taken' ones,$20.00 for him u'n'o Theetectionofofficersforz00Twasheldandthefol|owingwereelected: President: Vice Pres.: Sec./Trea.: Chaplain News Editor: PhotograPher: Video: Coordinator &zndVP Ron Torii Dick Kwiatkowski Bill Hill Joe Astle Bob Kalan & Dan Kalan Frank Rowe Sue Allen Hamilton---Perry and Sheryl Schneider

wasadjourned' the With no furtherbusiness meeting
Sincerely,

Bill Hill, asurer Secretary/Tre

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AT'DIT OF 2006 RET,I|ION

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return unti l S ur u n a ry fro m d a te o f 2 O O5 audi t 10-14,2006ris as follows: 2006 reunion september DEBI[S Beginning Balance 10-17-05 Deposits for 2006 dePosit Reunion return for ?OOG Checks written

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Reunion exPenses

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included-: Checks written exPense Newsletter Postage B e re avement exP enses Reunion costs Hotel expense Programs exPense Decorating R e uni on B anners room expense, etc HospitalitY UPS for flags being shipped to

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The balance on hand will 90 tow ard t,he upcomi ng and to help defray costs of the 2AA7 reunion in newslettersr questions regarding If you have any further Ohio. Cincinnati, us. report please feel free to call Sincerelyt

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?65 TRSB KOREAN REUNION GROUP

BilI Hill Secret arylTreasurer

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Saturday arrived and Bill and I was already packed. The Reunion is in Atlanta, so lets hit the track. Three hours later we were checkedin, To the chant of familiar voices "where have you been". Our accommodations were a Plus and the hospitality room set up was top hatNone of the others have come close to that. With the hospitality room set uP and the registrationtables looking fine, We were ready for arrivals, as their namesthey did sign. Our number was small but the enthusiasmthey did show. They were ready to have fun and let everything elsego. We added Bingo to the' hospitality room this year. MBn, this was really enjoyed by everyonethere. We neededthe revenue and they neededa leisurely pace. This surely put a smile on everyone'sface. Monday arrived and we boarded the bus for Roswell, and the historic Smith Plantation. A time back in history we captured bencaththe radiant Georgia sun. From Roswell we went to the Southern History Museumto seethe "Great LncomotiveChase". As "The General" and "The Texas" (trains) picked up the pace. The Railroad Museum was interesting to me for when The Generalwas stationedin Chattanoog4 Tn,. we did often see. Wednesday,another side of the locomotive Drama we were destined to see. The Cyclorama exhibited "The Texas" for all to see.

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Tuesdaywas just relaxing with nothing much planned. Tonight our annual dinner and auction was taking top hand. The silent auction was a big treat and the auction went fast. Then back to bingo we went which was always a blast. Our tour of the Cyclorama (a must see) Coca Cola plant & UndergroundAtlanta was anticipatedand enjoyed by all. Then some returned to the hotel and bingo while the others watched the Braves play ball. Thursday (where did the time go) we now had to say our farewells Once again we return home with our many tales.

WE MISSEDEVERYONENOT IN ATLANTA AND HOPETO SEEYOU IN IN CINCTNNATI 2007.

THE HILLBILLY'S BILL AND BILLIE

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Receivedyour newslettertoday with the note about participantslosing interest. PLEASE don't think just blcause I don't have the "moxie' to show up at the reunionswithout my husbandCharlie that I've lost interestin your news. helpsme to remember ago (Sept lg,he was only 61), and your newsletter Charliedied 12 years we did attend. Of courseI don't know the participants the good times we had at the 4 reunions (excipt Bill&Billie who knew everyoneand Betty Flatt) but its still a pleasureto read about the others,like Charlie, who were proud of their servicein Korea. His military servicewas an importantpart of his life that he didn't much sharewith me......until the reunions. Then he did. Thank you for all that. (I've savedthem all for our children and 16 Pleaseknow your newslettersare much appreciated grandchildren.)by someonewho would get lost traveling to your farawayadventurebut have NOT if that's easierbut I like the hard lost interest.My e-mail addressis trql-ljr:b..4ttrg'l-lr:f-$rcgl-at!Ll-Ic:1 copiesto save. I wish you & yours good health and fun times for many more reunions. Mollie (Mrs. Charles)Roberts Sincerely,

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May 22, 1928 - November 6, 2006 The Lord's Preyer Our Father, who art in Heaven. hallowed be Thy rurme; Thy Kingdom come; Thy will be done, on earth as it is in Heaven. Give us this day our daily bread; and forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those who trespass against us. lffid us not into lemptation, but deliver us fr,om evil; For thine is the kingdom, the power and tlre glory forever. Amen.

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DearBob,Audrey& Dan, well, anotheryear has gone by and anolher reunionwe have missed, Wo really hat€tttat we all atd are unableto at6nd anymor€.We missssoing6veryona h€aring the noYvs. This has b66na toughyeat for Bob. He f€ll on Aug.7, 2006,and brokehis hip. On Aug.&lt he hd a hip rophcomentand was in the hosdtal for two woekswith rehaband all. Then we mov€dinto a handicapsulte at tfto local hotel and stayodthorBfor 5 we€ks br Bob to hesl and $art walking again. Our oH farm housois just not condudveto walkoF and wieel chairsetc. Too many steps. So, now we are beck on ths fatm and BoUs hip hes hoal€d well, hovorror,hiEParkinsonsdFoa6e mads a naJorpmgressiondurlngthb recoveryti]r|€ with the hip. Bob b a paliont at the MovernentDieodsr Cer er at Rush Pres St. Luke'sin Chlcagoso we havo been makingnumerouatripethers letoly. Ho has an appoir tnont htor this monttrto soo it he could bo e ctnadiato for Ac{va Thenpy - a surgoryrunningwir€s from e hansminorto tho btain !o help ths Itomo|B. Ha8 anyonoout th€ts had this? It Lest|rtns to get cold hsro in llfnob and looksalot liko fall. Although,tftey say it wiil bo in the Eo'stormrrow. We dont look fotwardto spendingthe winlor hsre, but it looks lko we rmy not get to Floddathb year. Bob had to give up ddvinga yeer or so ago and so we had glver weryday last spdngwhon we got_back lllinois. to hirid a guy to drive him and to bo his compenion/care This haa helpedso muchto rnaintalnhis indopendene. I knorr Bob is woried that his aid will find anotfierjob lf wa l€av6 for s€veral monlhs. We tvill decide after Bob'sconsultallonon the adiva thetapywhethoror not to go to Florida. Wbll,our bostto allof you and the enli.e705thgroup. We missyou. Sh.ron & Bob vwreeler

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