USS Rich shipmates... the little tin can crew that could.
And still does. Yup, we still know how to party and have a great
128 shipmates, wives and guests gathered in
Ligonier, PA, a quaint little town filled with friendly
residents made our stay very pleasant. This year we had
five "First Timers" who were made to feel welcome and are likely
to continue to attend annual reunions.
Our hosts, EMCM
Paul Angelicchio and wife Karen along with their Reunion Assist
Team did a superb job in providing all the aspects of making the
With all reports in, everyone who made
the trip to Frank Lloyd Wright's Falling Water, Quecreek Mine
Memorial, Flight 93 Memorial and Fort Ligonier were delighted.
(And some, worn-out after the long day.)
This year, we
were honored to "Pipe Aboard" our two attending Plank Owners, Ed
Roggenbuck and Fred Rockwell and they, in turn, were provided
"Special Recognition" plaques.
2017 Reunion Assist Team Paul & Karen Angelicchio, Hosts
Patricia Bandomir Carol Barner Bob Cochrane Sam Compher Pam Compher Larry Dixon
Marshall K DuBois Larry Halloran Don Hogg Dick Keoniger Gary Medlin Fred Rockwell
Warren Sipos Jim Svec Carolyn Svec Susie Szabo Catherine
Wilson Gary Wilson Ray Zimmerman