WAYNESBORO HIGH 1977: June; Teresa Brown, (706) 267-7945,; Martha Beard, (706) 790-7130,; Fredrick Prophet, (706) 294-4081,


USS IWO JIMA (LPH2/LHD7): Wednesday-June 10, Crowne Plaza Hotel, Tysons Corner, Va.; Robert G. McAnally, 152 Frissell St., Hampton, VA 23663, (757) 723-0317,

USS LONG BEACH CGN9: Sept. 8-16, Embassy Suites Hotel, 1445 Lake Cook Road, Deefield, IL; group reservation code CGN; Mary Sklena, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. CST Monday-Friday, (847) 945-4500; Don Shade, 299 Kiantone Road, Lot 92, Jamestown, NY 14701-9370, (866) 352-2469, (716) 569-2314,, www.usslong

AIKEN HIGH & ANGELA’S ACADEMY 1971: Joint reunion Aug. 11, Houndslake Country Club; $40 advance, $50 at door;

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