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Last Updated   August 9, 2020

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July 1970 Day by Day reporting

Lee Widjeskog has written a day by day review of the events during The Siege of FSB Ripcord July 1 thru July 23,  1970
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Stories about Ripcord

Here are stories about events that happened during the Battle for Firebase Ripcord written by the soldiers that were there and also stories by their families or friends.
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2020 Ripcord Reunion Canceled

I am sorry to announce that we have had to cancel the2020 FSB Ripcord Association reunion in Springfield, MO.  With the pandemic, the uncertainty of the length of its impact and the fact that our members are all in the high risk category of contracting the disease, we have decided to try again in 2021.

We have the facility reserved for early October 2021 so it will be the 51st anniversary of the battle.  Other than the date, all else will be the same. Ripcord Reunion 2021 at  Springfield , MO,  Wed 6 Oct to Sat. 9 October.  With Sunday 10 October the get away day.

I recommend you cancel your present room reservations.

Your reunion sign-up fees will be carried over for you for 2021.  If you want a refund contact me.

The next newsletter will contain as much detail as we have available at that time.

Thank you for your support and I hope to see you next year after this pandemic is over.
Any questions contact me at, ltwidjeskog@aol.com or call at 856-451-1108.
Take care and be safe!
Sincerely,
Lee Widjeskog
A 2/506 1970

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