Parris Island, SC

Welcome sign for One Seven Marines at the Recruit Depot. My first fist visit here since I "graduated" in January 1964.

Victor Vilionis, HQ 7th Marines

Poolside BBQ

Relaxing at the Hotel. [From Left to Right] My companion, Mariella Lanza [Montreal, Canada], Lorna LaPointe, Al LaPointe, [both live in Havelock, NC. Al retired from the Marine Corps, he was with "Charley" Co.], Tom Hanneman ["Bravo" Co.], and his companion Mary Copeland both residing in WV.

CV 10 USS Yorktown

The CV 10 USS Yorktown, site of our "Memorial" service and evening Banquet.

On the Flight Deck

Al LaPointe on the Yorktown in front of a very familiar "old workhorse" the Sikorsky UH-34 D.

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