TRADEVMAN Reunion 2007

Las Vegas, Nevada

February 11, 12, and 13

Sunday Evening, FEB 11,  Welcome Aboard "get together"

Monday Afternoon, FEB 12,   Business Meeting was held at 1:00 PM.
Minutes of meeting is below.

Monday Night, Feb 12
Thanks to Larry Blay
we attended a performance  by Larry G. JONES, "The Man of a 1001 Voices" .
 Larry is originally from Opelika, AL , neighbor city of Auburn, AL,
 home of the Auburn University "War Eagles".

Tuesday Evening, FEB 13,  

"Banquet - Dinner & Reception." 
Speaker was  Lawrence 'Jim' Jefferis,  (pronounced ... Jefferies)Capt. USN RET

Brief Bio ...........

.Captain Jefferis enlisted in June 1958.  Received commission in 1955 under the Integration Program. 

Numerous Shipboard duties as well as Commander Coastal Squadron One (Swiftboats) during Viet Nam.

Awards ....
Meritorious Service Medal, Navy Air Medal, Bronze Star with Combat 'V' (3 awards),
Navy Commendation with Combat 'V' (3 awards), Purple Heart,
Combat Action Ribbon, Navy Good Conduct (2 awards),
and Vietnamese Honor Medal First Class.
Retired 1979.  Graduate Law School in 1987 and practiced Maritime Law before moving to Vegas.
Served 6 years as President of Las Vegas Council, Navy League and is a member of the Fleet Reserve Association,
 Military Officers Association, Tin Can Sailors, Destroyer Escort Sailors Association,
 the Swift Boat Sailors Association and the American Legion.
Semi-retired today, working as a consultant in matters of workers compensation law.

Reunion Headquarters: Hotel and Meetings

Plaza Las Vegas Hotel and Casino