"Keepers of the Dragon"

Las Cruces Reunion Photos

September 2002


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The Reception Crew

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The Dragon - thanks Eldon

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Hospitality Suite is full!!

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Getting Acquainted - 

Bill Grizzard and Jim Hambley

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Memorabilia Room Models

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Memorabilia Room Plaques

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Options, SEP, etc.

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Recognize the T-290?

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Graphite from CP-1 -

1st Nuclear Reactor

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More models


El Paso Missions tour, hayride and dinner at Ft. Misery

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On our way for the tour

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We are too busy eating an Indian lunch to look at the camera...

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An El Paso Mission

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Inside the El Paso Mission

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Another El Paso mission

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Waiting for the Hayride

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Eee-hah - a hayride in New Mexico

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Site of a war movie

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Entrance to Ft. Misery

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Here we are - but the bus driver is shaky cameraman

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Overlooking Fort Misery



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Sunset on Indian Cliffs above Ft. Misery


Tour of Trinity Site

Site of 1st nuclear detonationon July 16, 1945 at

White Sands Missile Range

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The Long Road There


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Here we all are...

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.......The gang's all here

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..We have exclusive tour rights this day


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Glass-like trinitite from site


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Jumbo - unused but abused


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McDonald Ranch



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Saturday Night 

Dinner Dance

Las Cruces Hilton


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The Entertainers


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Dance the night out...


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Guest speaker and wife

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Frank and Linda

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The O'Malias, Grieves and Margesons

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...and the good word is...

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and more dancing..

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Bill & Nina's granddaughter

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Old shipmates


Miscellaneous Photos from the 2002 Reunion in Las Cruces

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CO's Home, Ft. Bliss 1940s

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Jr NCO Home Ft Bliss


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Non-Com Row House

Ft. Bliss - 1940s

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Officer's Row - Ft. Bliss


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Old Ft. Bliss

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Wing of old Ft. Bliss

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Huge Mexican flag at border

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Ranger '58 Crew & Wives

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Ranger '58 Crew