The 8th & I Reunion Association
An organization of Marines
who served at
8th & I Streets, S.E.,
Reunion July 2016
2016 Reunion Attendees
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L to R: Sandy Alderson receiving a gift at the reunion and Color Guard from the Barracks, LCpl. Shea was carrying the National Ensign.
Photos submitted by Don Maurer.
7-14-16, Left to Right: Dave Pullo (DT, 59-61), John Reim (DT, 58-61), Mary Lou Reim, Marilyn Johnson, Josephine "Jo" Pullo, Merle Johnson (DT, 58-61) and
7-14-16, Left to Right: John Wellman (DT, 57-59), Joyce Wellman, Joe "Mustang" Larkin (CGC, 55-59), Betty Flick, Bob Flick (DT, 57-60)
7-14-16 ... Dave Pullo, Drill Team, 1959-61 and
7-14-16 ... Left to Right ..... Joe "Mustang" Larkin, CGC, 1955-59 and Bob Neal, Color Guard, 1962-64
7-14-16 ... Left to Right: Jim Sottile, 1956-57 and Joe "Mustang" Larkin, 1955-59 and
7-16-16 ... 8th & I Reunion Banguet ... Left to Right: Joe "Mustang" Larkin (1955-59), John Wellman (1957-59), Manny Pinto (1958-61), Robert "Bobby" Overcash (1958-60), Merle Johnson (1958-61), Frank Reilly (1960-62), Bob "Mustang" Capeci (1955-58), Charlie Huha (1959-61), John Reim (1958-61), Ron "Mustang" Burton (1955-59); Sitting, Left to Right: Dave Pullo (1959-61) and Larry Hess (1958-61)
7-16-16 ... 8th & I Reunion Banquet ... Left to Right
Robert "Bobby" Overcash (1958-60 ... brought 16 family members to the reunion),
Joe "Mustang" Larkin (1955-59), Joyce Wellman, John Wellman (1957-59, Josephine
"Jo" Pullo, Betsey Pinto, Manny Pinto (1958-61), Merle Johnson (1958-61), Marilyn
Johnson, Mary Lou Reim, John Reim (1958-61), Cookie Reilly, Frank Reilly (1960-62),
Gerry Huha, Charlie Huha (1959-61), and Ron "Mustang" Burton (1955-59) Sitting, Left
to Right: Dave Pullo (1959-61) and Larry Hess (1958-61) NOTE: All of these Marines
served in a Silent Drill Platoon and
7-16-16 .. Tun Tavern, Marine Museum, Quantico, VA .. Left to Right
Sitting: Stephanie "Sam" Sloan, Judy "Pixie" Murray
Standing: John T. Reim, Drill Team, 1958-61 and Josie Sulanowski
7-15-16 ... Crystal Gateway Marriott Hotel ... Left to Right
Larry Hess (DT, 1958-61, Martinsville, NJ), Charlie Huha (DT, 1959-61, Pompton Lakes, NJ),
Ron "Mustang" Burton (DT, 1955-59, Oceanside, CA), and John Reim (DT, 1958-61,
Franklinville, NJ) and
7-15-16 ... Friday Night Parade ... Left to Right: Front Row: ?, John & Mary Lou Reim (1958-61, Franklinville, NJ), Fred & Elma Kirven (1956-58,
Boardman, OH), and Charmaine Ruszkowski (wife of Joe Ruszkowski, 1956-58, Smyrna, DE) Back Row: ?, Betsey & Manny Pinto, 1958-61, Silver Spring, MD), ?
7-16-16 ... Marine Museum, Quantico ... Left to Right: Joe "Mustang" Larkin (1955-59, San Diego, CA), Robert "Bobby" Overcash (1958-60,
Lakeland, FL), and John Reim (1958-61, Franklinville, NJ)
Pics of 8th & I reunion inDC attended by. Marines Curtis Bostick/wife Diane & Marine Dave Skonieczny/Beth Breakell at the Barracks and David Skonieczny (54-56) and Beth Breakell at banquet.
Photo shows Dave and Beth petting CHESTY the 14th USMC mascot and at the Iwo Memorial..
CWO Dick Bennett with Dave at the barracks and Nair Madeira/ Dave Skonieczny/ Herman Bigi visiting the Barracks in 1989
Dave Skonieczny at "the gate" and Dave and Kent Snyder
Dave and John Marley and Close-up of Chesty.
Nair was a WM stationed at Henderson Hall. Dave and Herman were at the Barracks. 54-56
The reunion lasted four days at which time the MARINEs were guests at Evening parade in which they were participants for number of years.
The rain just poured in DC. Took a boat trip on the Potomac River and feasted to a banquet on Saturday evening.
Photos submitted by Dave Skonieczny