WWII history of the:

86th Fighter Group
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May '44 - Mar '46

*When the Association was formed in 1980, the membership opted for the name 86th Fighter-Bomber Group Association as more descriptive of its role in the Mediterranean and European theaters of operation.
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      REUNION HOSTS

1980 Washington, D.C. Louis* & Barbara VELLETRI (527)
1981 Oklahoma City, OK Jimmie* & Wanda Jo* KARRANT (527)
1982 St. Louis, MO Lloyd* & Clara* ANDREWS (527)
1983 Dayton, OH John & Ida Mae* DOLNY (527)
John* & Germaine THOMPSON (527)
1984 Colorado Springs, CO Edwin* & Jane* BLAND (525)
1985 Chattanooga, TN Gil* & Sue* HURT (525)
1986 Tulsa, OK Gil & Clarice KNECHT (526)
1987 Seattle, WA Bob* & June* WALSH (527)
1988 Saratoga Springs, NY Don* & Greta* COLLINS (527)
1989 San Antonio, TX Al* & Harriett* BURGOON (527)
1990 Little Rock, AR John* & Mary HARSH (526)
Don* & Mary WILLIAMS (526)
1991 Omaha, NE Marvin BAUER* & Gil HURT* (525)
1992 Myrtle Beach, SC Rex* & Louise HOBGOOD (527)
1993 Dallas, TX Brad & Jimmie* BRADFORD  (527)
1994 Fresno, CA George “Tink”* & Thelma KASTNER (527)
1995 Minn./St. Paul, MN Dick WIESSNER & Committee (526)
1996 Hampton, VA Bob* & Jean MCGEHEE (527)
1997 Las Vegas, NV Glen & Karolyn* MARGERUM (527)
1998 Atlanta, GA Bob* & Martha* TEEPLE (527)
1999 Lompoc, CA Dick & Sue GRIFFITH (525)
2000 Meridian, MS The Jesse SNODGRASS Family (527)
2001 Tucson, AZ Dick & Martha PLOWDEN (527)
2002 Niagara Falls, NY John & Diane SENNEFF (525)
2003. Dayton, OH John & Gisela DOLNY (527)
John* & Germaine THOMPSON (527)
2004 Branson, MO Outsourced
2005 Minn./St. Paul, MN Dick WIESSNER & Committee (526)
2006 Oklahoma City, Ok Jesse* FITZPATRICK (526)
2007 Indianapolis, IN James, Bill & Mary BOWMAN (525)
2008San Antonio, TX Al* BURGOON (527)
2009 Houston, TX Rick & Peggy FITZPATRICK (526)
2010 Milwaukee, WI Debbie & Randy Rose
2011Mobile, AL Kathryn LITTLE
2012 Indianapolis, IN Bill and Mary BOWMAN
   * in memoriam