NO YEAR MONTH Dates LOCATION Host Vets
1 1991 June 14-16 Washington DC
Formal creation of the178th Boxcar Association with a group visit to The Wall
2 1992 June 20-23 Nashville, TN
Visit to the 101st Airborne Chinook flight line at Ft. Campbell
3 1993 June 19-21 St. Lewis MO.
Boeing Rep Dan Hatcher provided a Chinook list which traced the history of D-Model upgrades
4 1994 June 17-19 St.Lewis, MO.
Presentation by Boeing Rep Sy Berdux
5 1995 August 14-16 Ft. Benning, GA.
First reading of our casualty list on the Riverwalk in Columbus, GA. Presentation by Boeing Rep Derek Hart.
6 1996 July 25-29 Reno, NV.
Tour of the National Guard Chinook Unit at Snead. Visited Squaw Valley, Donner Pass and Lake Tahoe.
7 1997 July 18-21 Washington DC
Night group visit at The Wall. Toured Washington DC sites and Museums.
8 1998 July 30-31 Dothan/Ft. Rucker, AL
All day tour of Ft. Rucker.
9 1999 July 29-30 Philadelpia, PA.
Tour of Boeing-Vertal factory and the Philadelpia historic sites.
10 2000 August 10-13 Omaha, NE.
Tour of Strategic Air Command Museum.
11 2001 August 8-12 Savannah,GA(147th)
Tour of the Hunter Air Field.
12 2002 July 21-24 Las Vegas, NV
13 2003 Sept 21-24 Pensacola, FL.
Tour of the Naval Aviation Museum and the Blue Angels at the Naval air station in Pensacola.
14 2004 Sept 17-19 Ocean City, NJ.
Visited the "Moving Wall" atSeaford Deleware. Also had a Boeing Rep presentation
15 2005 August 10-14 Indianapois, IN.
Tour of the Indy 500 Museum, Indianapolis war museum, and a picnic at Jim Bennett's farm.
16 2006 June 15-20 Fresno, CA. Tour of the NG Maint Faclity at Fresno Airport, visted Redwoods at Yosemite, and picnic at Bob McLaughlin's.
17 2007 June 21-24 Savannah, GA. (132nd)
Tour of the Hunter AAF in Savannah, and the "Warior's Walk" at Ft. Stewart. Fish-boil at Steve Niedbala's.
18 2008 Sept 15-18 Pensacola, FL.
Tour of Naval Air Station, Blue Angles, side trip to Ft. Rucker's Army Aviation Museum, a and picnic at Larry Busbee's.
19 2009 Sept 10-13 Ocean City, MD
Lot of story time as inclement weather kept us off the beach .
20 2010 Sept 16-19 Columbus, GA.
Tour of the new Army infantry Museum at Ft. Benning. Boeing Rep presentation, and Boxcar formation history.
21 2011 August 24-28 Elizabethtown, KY.
Tour of Ft.Knox. Fired M-4's and m-16's on indoor computerized range.
22 2012 Sept 26-30 Williamsburg, VA
Formally changed the Association to the Boxcar-Hercules Association-178th ASHC, 400thTC and the 132nd ASHC.
23 2013 Sept 12-15 Branson, MO
Early history of the 132nd Hercules. A first time attendee from Hawaii is the farthest to travel to a reunion.
24 2014 Sept 24-28 Washington DC
Early morning group visit to the wall. Tour of the National Air and Space Museum at Dulles Airport.
25 2015 Sept 9-13 San Antonio
Thurs 10th Many went to World War II Pacific Theater Museum, Fri 11th Alamo and River Walk, Group Dinner at Hotel, Sat. Evening business meeting and raffle.
26. 2016 Sept 14-17 Huntsville
Thurs 15th group dinner at the U.S. Rocket and Space Center, Friday 17th Presentation from U.S. Army Chinook coordination and Boeing for the future of the chinook in the Army. Looks like it will be around until 2060 which will be 100 years of service.
27. 2017 Sept 13-17 Williamsburg