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2019 Combat Tracker Team Reunion
Rapid City, South Dakota
Thursday June 6 - Saturday June 8, 2019
Hosted by Chuck Steward


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 Best Western Ramkota Hotel & Conference Center
2111 N. Lacrosse St. Rapid City, SD
605-343-8550

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Tell them you are with the Combat Tracker Team for the special rate of
$134.00 a night + taxes
Shuttle from airport to hotel by Best Western is FREE

Rate is good for 3 days pre/post dates of 6-8 June. CUTOFF DATES FOR THE ROOMS WILL BE APRIL 21st,
 THIS IS THE TOURIST SEASON IN SOUTH DAKOTA, MAKE YOUR RESERVATIONS EARLY, after this date the rates may raise.


SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
THURSDAY
Hospitality Suite
Water Park at the Hotel
Visit Tourist Attractions

FRIDAY
Hospitality Suite
Water Park at the Hotel
Visit Tourist Attractions

SATURDAY
Hospitality Suite
Your Time
Military Honors for Doug Enders
(See note below)
Dinner
(Menu to follow)
SUNDAY
Worship Service with Hal Hostetler
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The 2019 Combat Tracker Team Reunion will be held in South Dakota. The location holds much to do and see - Mount Rushmore,
Custer State Park, SD Air and Space Museum and Sturgis, to name a few. But those are not the only reasons for choosing this location.
On November 30, 2018 Doug Enders passed away. Doug attended JWS and served on CTT#7 and the 62nd IPCT.
He was a good Tracker, a good soldier, and a good man. I spoke to Doug's wife Ester and offered condolences.
She expressed how important the Trackers were to Doug and how he looked forward to attending our annual get-togethers.
Ester said that services would be held for Doug in Wall, SD on June 8, 2019.
She also said that no matter what her family would be attending the 2019 Reunion to honor Doug.

Our plan to hold the 2019 Reunion in Texas did not materialize and a search for a new location began.
Ester had spoken about the importance of her family attending the reunion, so why not bring the reunion to them? Not wanting to violate family privacy
 I asked Ester if the Trackers could attend services and then render Doug full military honors. She agreed and was honored.
This is the first time that full military honors have been rendered to a veteran Tracker by veteran Trackers.
I hope you can attend.
Frank Merritt

Celebration of Life for Doug Enders
Service with Reverend David Olson (Vietnam Veteran)
June 8, 2019 - 10:00 AM
United Methodist Church
602 Norris Street
Wall, South Dakota 57790
To be followed by Military Honors for Doug Enders rendered by the American Legion,
the Patriot Guard Riders and veteran Combat Trackers of the Vietnam War
that knew and served with Doug



MORE INFORMATION TO FOLLOW