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The 2011 Reunion of the USS Colonial LSD-18 Association was held in Buffalo/Niagra Falls and it was a great time! Here are some of the highlights:


A trip to view Niagra Falls, American & Bridal Veil Falls

A tour of the Erie Canal leaving from Lockport & going through the locks.

A visit to the Buffalo Navy & Military Park, followed by a boat trip on the Niagra River.





On Friday night we had the annual banquet and Business Meeting. Vernon Kinchen is stepping down from the presidency of the USS Colonial Association and officially declined consideration for nomination to a 21st term. Charlie Baugh, who has been serving as Vice President since 2008 was elected as the new President. Ron Patteson was elected to the office of Vice President, Loren Kerby was elected to remain Secretary-Treasurer, and Ron Zenchak will continue as Chaplain of the Association.


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