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Vice President —
Richard (Tiny) McMellon
Treasurer -Robert McKinley
Alt Replacement —
Secretary — Maurice "Corky" Walsh
Operator/Webmaster — Murray Gibbs
Search Coordinator — John Crespi
Reunion Coordinator— Gary Andrews
Historians - Paul Troop, Fred Keller,
Lee Caubarreaux & Jim Hall
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Reunion Minutes — 2006 Meeting
The meeting was called to order by President
Murry Gibbs on the Balcony of the hospitality room at the Sands
Casino/Hotel, in Reno,
Nevada. President Gibbs introduced the 2005-2006
Officers of the 15 Med. Association. We all silently prayed one minute for
the departed members who passed away.
Members present introduced themselves.
John Crespi updated members present on
the 15th Medevac patch.
The order for the 15 Med. challenge coins
was completed, Bob McKinley reported 100 coins were ordered and most of
them have been sold to members and he will have to order more.
New Business; President
The CAB passed through congress.
Randy Brewer thanked the 15 Med. for our
help from Katrina.
John Crespi is going to check on the Air
Assault Badge and find out if he will be issued to qualifying members at
the next general meeting.
Treasurer Bob McKinley passed out copies
of the treasury report for 2005-2006. The checking Acct. balance at the
start of the 2006 reunion was $4,597.18, after expenses the ending
balance on 24 June 2006 was $2,020.18. A copy of the treasury report is
attached for reference.
Bob McKinley made a motion, 2nd by Corky
Walsh, to rescind the motion that our reunion be held every other year
(odd years) in conjunction with the 15t Cavalry Division reunion at Ft.
Hood Killeen, Texas. By show of hands the members voted to rescind this
motion. Motion passed.
The 1st Calvary Division reunion for 2007
will be held in Riverside, California.
Members voted to hold the 2007 reunion in
Dayton, Ohio, sometime between May & June 07. Gary Andrews will be the
reunion coordinator assisted by Murray Gibbs. Paul Troop also
volunteered to help with the 2007 reunion.
Nominations were opened for the 2006-2007
officers. Bob McKinley made a motion, 2nd by Mike Smith to rotate officers
every year. Motion passed.
President; Corky Walsh nominated Jim Calibro,
motion was 2nd by Murray Gibbs. The members present voted unanimously.
Vice President; Mike Smith declined
nomination. (he was to busy with DAV). Dan Korty declined nomination. (Said,
he needed to get his feet wet first as this was his first reunion) John
Crespi nominated Tiny Mellon, 2nd by Murray Gibbs. The members present voted
Alt Replacement; Jim Calibro nominated John
Crespi 2nd by Bob McKinley, all members present voted unanimously.
Jim Calibro nominated Bob McKinley for a 4th
term as Treasurer. Motion was 2nd by Corky Walsh. Bob was elected
President Calibro appointed Maurice (Corky)
Walsh as Secretary,
President Calibro also made the following
Search Coordinator — John Crespi
Database/Webmaster — Murray Gibbs
News Letter- Murray Gibbs
Historians — Paul Troop, Jim Hall, Fred
MC Keller & Leroy Caubarreaux
New appointed position; Ladies auxiliary
coordinator; Holly Calibro
Being no further business, the meeting was
adjoined until the 2007 Reunion in Dayton, Ohio.