We have been informed of the passing of Life Member Marion Ray. He served at H-1 1966-67. He died March 19th, 2021. We extend our sympathies to his family and friends. He was a great supporter of our Reunion Group and was always ready and willing to do whatever was asked of him.
For those stationed at H-1 or Keflavik, you may be interested to know that a small volcano has erupted at Mount Fagradalsfjall, only about five miles or so from Keflavik near Grindavik. Click on the link for more information
We would also like to welcome a new Life Member, Donald Chatfield, a H-1 veteran from April 1968-April 1969.
The first Newsletter of 2021 has been added to our Newsletters page.
To get the latest information about our reunion planning and a bit of history from the various sites in Iceland you can click HERE. We have Jerry Tonnell to thank for providing us with so much history and keeping us informed about what is happening with our group.
Pictures of the presentation of Quilts of Valor are now available at QOV on our Reunions page.
We have been informed of the passing of our member James Daniel "Dan" Hopwood Jr. on January 29, 2021. We offer our sympathies to his family and friends. He was stationed at H-3 in 1960-61 as a Power Plant Technician.
"Recollections of of my Iceland Assignments" by our group's historian Jerry Tonnell, has been added to the H-2 Documents page. It covers the times of his two assignments in Iceland and contains several photos. This document was originally published on our previous web site several years ago but was lost at some time in the past. Jerry has found it and sent it to us so it can once again be available for those interested in his history in Iceland.
We have received notice that the son of our long-time member and Assistant-Chairman Larry Robin has died. We extend our sympathies to Larry and his wife Marguerite on the loss of the son Larry Eugene Robin Jr. His son often drove his father to our reunions and joined us in the reunion activities.
Larry Eugene (Jr.) Robin
May 21, 1956 ~ January 17, 2021 (age 64)
Port Barre- A Mass of Christian Burial will be held for Larry Robin, Jr. at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, January 23, 2021, visitation will be from 9:00 a.m. with a Rosary at 9:30 a.m. in the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Port Barre.
Larry, age 64, a resident of Port Barre, passed away on Sunday, January 17, 2021 at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Lafayette.
Larry was a Veteran of the United States Armed Forces having served in the United States Air Force. Larry, as a young man joined the Boy Scouts of America achieving the highest honors one can achieve an Eagle Scout. He was a member of Knights of Columbus and participated in the annual International Knights of Columbus Golf Tournament.
Larry is survived by his parents, Larry and Marguerite Robin, Sr. of Alexandria, brother, Mark Robin of Conroe, Texas, sisters, Cindy Campbell of Alexandria, and Susan Tompkins and her husband, Randy of Spanaway, Washington, niece, Emily Gleich & husband Kyle, nephews, Alec Campbell & wife Lindsey, Brian Robin & fiance ' Chelsea, great nieces, Ryley Robin , Clara Campbell, Cadance Gleich, great nephews, Kolbe Campbell, Kolin Campbell, and Cory Gleich, aunts, Mary Chachere & husband Danny and Bonnie Robin, uncles, Burtman Nezat, Jr. & wife Carolyn and Butch Robin & wife Margaret , also numerous cousins, friends, and favorites.
In lieu of flowers donations in memory of Larry Robin Jr. can be made to the charity of your choice.
Words of Comfort to the family may be expressed at www.sibillefuneralhomes.com. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Sibille Funeral Home of Port Barre, Louisiana. Posted Jan. 19, 2021