Stories of 85th Annual Reunion
The 85th Annual Reunion
Group Photo at Ft. Stewart Tour
Poster from New York City to 3ID
Marriott Hotel, Savannah GA
River Walk, Savannah
Maj. Charvat, Joe Poggi, Earl McCrary,
Ed Dojutrek, CSM Bob Gallagher
Fort Stewart Display at Hospitality Room
Hospitality room at Marriott
Modeling WWII Era Uniforms
Maj. Steve Thrasher of the 3rd ID (M) Inspector Generals Office and Field Historian Troy Hester
of the 3rd ID (M). Museum at Ft. Stewart
Joe Todisco, Ray Anderson, Phil Twitchell
Rich Heller, Joe Todisco, Ray Anderson,
Press Release from Fort Stewart
FORT STEWART, Ga. – More than 300 3rd Infantry Division veterans come to Savannah this weekend for the 85th Annual Society of the 3rd Infantry Division Reunion August 27 – 31. Marne veterans attending will be from World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, Operation Shield/Storm and Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Major General William G. Webster, Commanding General, 3rd Infantry Division, welcomes the group at the President’s Reception Friday Night, 6 p.m. The Division Chief of Staff, Colonel Glenn L. Burch, and Marne Soldiers present an Infantry Symposium Saturday, 1-4 p.m., which includes a weapons demonstration, and a State of the Division briefing.
Saturday night, the Division Command Sgt. Major, William M. Grant, is the guest speaker at the 7th Infantry Regiment Association Banquet (at the DeSoto Hilton), 6 p.m. A tour of Fort Stewart is the highlight of Sunday’s agenda. The tour includes a helicopter insertion demonstration and infantry combatives demonstration, 9:30 – 11 a.m.
The demonstrations are followed by brunch and the unveiling of the official 3rd Inf. Div. print by artist James Dietz, “The Rock of the Marne…Tigris and Euphrates,” 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. The artist will be on hand to sign prints. A 7th Infantry Regiment Monument Dedication Ceremony, follows at 2 p.m.
Monday morning the ladies have a brunch, 10:30 a.m. Guest speaker is Sonny Dixon. Monday night, Colonel Karl R. Horst, Assistant Division Commander – Maneuver, 3rd Inf. Division is the guest speaker at the Dinner Banquet, 6 p.m. The reunion concludes Tuesday with the Memorial Breakfast, 8 a.m.
Please help us honor our veterans, and their ladies, for the sacrifices they’ve made so we may enjoy our freedom today. Go to the Society’s website: http://www.warfoto.com/3rdiv.htm
for more information.
The 85th Annual Reunion