This is a call for all to come. Reserve your rooms now. Forty-First Anniversary of the Sea Fox Decommissioning. Decommissioning Crew Please Come! This is a call for all to come.
Friday, May 20: Some may arrive just to be here really early. Hotel is available at our rates. Meals on your own.
Saturday, May 21: Very Early Arrival. USSVI, Tucson Base Monthly Meeting, 4 PM. Followed by dinner (about 5:30 PM) with the Base, at Cattle Town Restaurant, the Base's meeting place in Tucson. The owner's son is a submariner.
Sunday, May 22: Early Arrival. Radio Interview with KVOI host, Charles Heller, noon to 2PM. Mid-afternoon dinner (about 2:30 PM) at a local restaurant with Charles. Suggest late breakfast and skip lunch.
Monday, May 23: Arrival. All day check in at our hospitality suite, right next to the pool and office. Tour of Green Valley. 5:00 PM no-Host Reception and Welcome Diner at the Cow Palace with the FRA at 6:00PM. Or, go touring.
Breakfast & lunch on your own. OUR OFFICIAL REUNION STARTS WITH THIS EVENING EVENT. We may have local
dignitaries attending and a presentation about CAPT. L. H. Neeb.
Tuesday, May 24: Breakfast from FRA Br 77 in our hospitality room. Golf, all day Titan Missile Museum, Pima Air Museum & Aircraft Boneyard with, perhaps, lunch at the museum. Or, go touring. Dinner Picnic at Inn. Perhaps a talk on a local topic: A-10 Predator, history or mining. This talk may be Thursday.
Wednesday, May 25: Breakfast from FRA Br 77 in our hospitality suite. Golf, Rifle Range, Desert Museum, Old Tucson, caves, Car Museum, Garden RR, Model RR & Tucson, U of A tours. Pick what you want to do, go where you want. Go on your own or I can organize groups. Joint dinner at Quail Creek with MOAA; speaker - CAPT Charlie MacVean, USN (Ret), Ph.D., former CO of Seawolf & former Commodore, SubDevGru One, 6:00 PM. Cold War Submarine Operations. Presentation of Colors by our local Jr. Navy ROTC Cadets. Lost Boat Ceremony. Lunch on your own.
Thursday, May 26: Breakfast from FRA Br 77 in our hospitality suite. Media Interviews with local newspaper and radio station, Golf, tours. Lunch and Evening open. Perhaps a talk at the Inn.
Friday, May 27: Breakfast from FRA Br 77 in our hospitality suite. Business meeting and tour of Caterpillar Facility. Lunch at Caterpillar (0930 to 1300). Banquet at Kristofer's in the Amado Territory Ranch, with entertainment and/or speaker. Our official reunion meeting is over with this banquet. We may have local dignitaries attending.
Saturday, May 28: Departure. For those who stay, breakfast on the road, all-day tour of Tombstone Wyatt Earp Days and perhaps a mid-afternoon meal at a Tombstone RV park, owned by a WWII SubVet.
Sunday, May 29: Late Departure: Breakfast, lunch and dinner on your own. Golf or free day for those who stay.
Monday, May 30: Very late Departure: Green Valley (FRA & WWII SubVets wreath laying) or Tucson Memorial Day Celebration (USSVI-ride in parade with the large scale model of the USS Tucson (SSN770)). Meals on your own.
Tuesday, May 31: Very, very, late departure: Meals on your own. Thanks you for coming.
The Inn at San Ignatio is located in the southwest corner of Green Valley on a bluff, surrounded by residential neighbors, with a nice mountain view. Its owner is a past Chamber of Commerce President and he will do well by us. It is motel with no restaurant. BYOB. We will have most of your meals arranged and you have kitchens to store and serve whatever other culinary delights you plan to have. This half suites and half spacious rooms inn will provide a very large two room hospitality suite for us. It has a large separate dinning room and full kitchen where our local FRA Br 77 will provide breakfast to us for the cost of the food. All-day BYO and Association adult beverage hospitality. The Inn has a small pool and outside BBQ grills. Private and quite location. It is also the hotel some of our Border Patrol work from. Prices for the entire stay are: Suites $79; spacious single rooms with coffee, refrigerator and microwave, $59. I Suggest the spacious single rooms. Save $20 per day. Call the Inn directly, (888) 450-5444 or (520) 393-5700. Tell them it's for the Sea Fox Reunion. Also keep me appraised of your reservations. Sign up now. We have reserved lots of rooms. Let this be the largest reunion to date.
For those traveling in motor homes or with trailers, and have a military ID, you can go to FamCamp on Davis-Monthan (D/M) Air Force Base in Tucson. If you do not wish to stay there or cannot, you can park in the Desert Diamond Casino parking lot. I am working on additional arrangements. Let me know!
For now, reserve your room. I will be publishing a Special Edition of the BELOW DECKS LOG Newsletter soon with all the other details so you can make your choices for each day. Feel free to contact me with your questions and concerns. We want to see you all there.
Feel free to contact me with your questions and concerns. We want to see you all there.Joel Greenberg, 2011 Reunion Coordinator: email@example.com (520) 393-8252.