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50 Year Marine Corps Basic School Graduation Celebration

Last month, I had the honor and privilege to plan and execute the 50th reunion for my father’s US Marine Corps basic school class. We had 113 retired Marines and their spouses for three days of fun and camaraderie in Quantico, Virginia and Washington, DC. This was a very interesting group to plan for. Some of the initial planning obstacles included: • Generational differences, such as whether to email, call or snail mail? • Activity timelines • Special needs accommodations • Food allergies, celiac disease and dementia • Transportation management From the first call last year to the last goodbye after the reunion, I fell…

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