Seattle National Conference 1995 -- Click Here
Washington, D.C. National Conference 1996 -- (no pictures)
St Louis National Conference 1998 -- Click Here
San Diego National Conference 2000 -- Click Here
WWII Memorial Groundbreaking 2000 -- Click Here
Branson National Conference 2002 -- Click Here
Washington D.C. National Conference 2004 -- Click Here





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Washington, D.C. Meeting (12/91) -- Click Here
Bay Area Meeting (2/21/99) -- Click Here
Washington, D.C. Meeting (5/31/99) -- Click Here
A Mini Missoula meeting in June, and a more recent meeting in Oklahoma City -- Click Here
A NYC Dinner and an East Hampton, Mass. Luncheon (Both in August '99) -- Click Here
Annie & the Big Yellow Truck hit Missoula (September '99) -- Click Here
The AWON move -- Bellingham to Fredericksburg (August and September '99) -- Click Here
San Francisco -- Elaine Danks visits the U.S.S. Hornet (October '99) -- Click Here
The TODAY Show Group (November 10, '99) -- Click Here
The Fredericksburg HQ Open House (November 14, '99) -- Click Here
A Phoenix Luncheon (November '99) -- Click Here
A NYC Birthday Dinner (November '99) -- Click Here
The Rainbow Room in NYC (November '99) -- Click Here
Texas Orphans gathering (November '99) -- Click Here
The Myrtle Beach Crew (January '00) -- Click Here
The PFC Orville L. Cupp Medals Ceremony (January 21, '00) -- Click Here
Ann Mix in Recovery in Fredericksburg and Staunton (March and April, '00) -- Click Here
The Calverton, Maryland Meeting (April, '00) -- Click Here
Chickie Shields Berry and Dianne Baczynski in Napa (May, '00)-- Click Here
Donna Pile marries Richard Allen (May 20, '00)-- Click Here
Jamie Duke Keith & Friends at Fort Clinch (Memorial Day Weekend, '00)-- Click Here
The Tucson Bunch (Memorial Day Weekend, '00)-- Click Here
The 1LT James F. Nichols, Jr. Memorial Service (May 31, '00) -- Click Here
Paula Evans Baker and Jerry Baker finally meet in OK (June 2, '00) -- Click Here
The Temtes visit the Holcombs (June 15, '00) -- Click Here
Ed & Pat Peters meet Nancy Sue Johnson in Missoula (July 22, '00) -- Click Here
North Carolina meets South Carolina in McAdenville (September 17, '00) -- Click Here
Three orphans meet in Orlando (October 7, '00) -- Click Here
Ann and Larry O'Connor visit a memorial in France to her Father's B-25 crew (November, '00) -- Click Here
Gisela and Jerry Baker show how they take AWON wherever they go. (January 14, '01) -- Click Here
Patty Temte and Judy Hoffman meet new member Kay Avritt in San Antonio. (March 2, '01) -- Click Here
Paula Baker meets the Last Comanche Code-Talker: Charles Chibitty (March 13, '01) -- Click Here
The Silver Star Citation for 1LT Gerard Flannick, thanks to Jack Forgy (April 13, '01) -- Click Here
Pat and Dick Albani visit Henri-Chapelle in Belgium (April 21, '01) -- Click Here
Pat and Dick Albani visit the Bridge at Remagen (April, '01) -- Click Here
A NC/SC/TN contingent meet at the Fort Bragg Officers Club (May 6, '01) -- Click Here
Rik & Dianna Peirson visit the B-17 Sentimental Journey (May 21, '01) -- Click Here
A Memorial Day Note -- a sentiment shared by Jack Langston (May 29, '01) -- Click Here
Several AWONers witness the dedication in Bedford, VA of the D-Day Memorial (June 6, '01) -- Click Here
Bobbi Leonard & Grandson Trey visit the Tennessee "Merci" Boxcar (June 9, '01) -- Click Here
The now-famous Cavanaugh Deck Pary at Point Pleasant, N.J. (June 16, '01) -- Click HereThe Meltzer/Durkee/Tannenbaum/Leo series on the Greatest Generation (July 13, '01) -- Click Here
Pat and Dick Albani host a Potluck Luncheon in New Mexico (July 20, '01) -- Click Here
Northern California AWONers meet at the Berkeley Radisson (July 29, '01) -- Click Here
North Carolina and Tennessee AWONers meet at the Wheelers in Blowing Rock, NC (August 5, '01) -- Click Here
Nine AWONers, family & friends meet at Jumer's in Peoria (August 18, '01) -- Click Here
Mary Ann Otte meets her very first sibs in San Antonio (August 25, '01) -- Click Here
Brigitt Caito and her Mother visit a Memorial for her Father in Coldwater, Ohio (August, '01) -- Click Here
Gary Shields & Diane Baczynski at Hampton, VA for the 24th Infantry Reunion (September, '01) -- Click Here
Salute to the Winston Churchill by the Lutgens after the 9/11 attacks (Mid September, '01) -- Click Here
John Whitehurst meets his very first sibs in San Antonio (October 9, '01) -- Click Here
Major Earl R. Kindig is interred at Arlington National Cemetery (October 30, '01) -- Click Here
Bill Chiodo gathers 20 sibs and their families in Westerly, RI (November 3, '01) -- Click Here
Harry Strahlendorf's talk to a local Elementary School Assembly (November 11, '01) -- Click Here
Six AWONers visit the Arizona "Merci" Boxcar in Scottsdale, AZ (November '01) -- Click Here
Nine AWONers met at the Harrisburg, PA Holiday Inn (March 16, '02) -- Click Here
AWONers Edwards, Fleming, and Peirson met at the Chart House in San Diego (March 17, '02) -- Click Here
AWONers Ed Peters and Donna Allen place a wreath for the Screaming Eagles! (May 26, '02) -- Click Here
AWONers Edwards and Smith place an arrangement at Rosecrans, representing AWON (May 27, '02) -- Click Here
Several AWONers meet at Arlington on Memorial Day to place a wreath for our Fathers (May 27, '02) -- Click Here
Barbara Kelly hosts "Hoosier Hospitality in the Heartland" in Indianapolis (May 27, '02) -- Click Here
Terry Boettcher attends the Army War College at Carlisle Barracks (June 3-7, '02) -- Click Here
AWON is well represented at the Reading Air Show's WWII Weekend (June 7-9, '02) -- Click Here
The first burial of an American Soldier in Belgium since 1954 (June 22, '02) -- Click Here
A Memorial is dedicated to Henry I. Tannenbaum and the 83rd Infantry (June 22, '02) -- Click Here
Betty and Vamik Volkan visit Grandchild #1 in California (July 14, '02) -- Click Here
Adrian Leist Caldwell speaks to a reunion of the 8th AF in Tupelo, MS (October 14, '02) -- Click Here
Sharon Crowley Edwards visits her Father's marker at Rosecrans for the first time (November 15, '02) -- Click Here
Pat Dwyer visits the airfield at Tinian, Saipan, where his Father was killed (November 16, '02) -- Click Here
Twenty three AWONers remember the 1st day of the Battle of the Bulge (December 16, '02) -- Click Here
Barbara Halverson Henry finds the story of her Father's downed plane (December 22, '02) -- Click Here
The Motts decorate a special AWON Christmas Tree to honor their Fathers (December 25, '02) -- Click Here
Three AWONers attend a Memorial Service in Santa Rosa for Damon Rarey (January 18, '03) -- Click Here
Eight New York area sibs met for lunch at the Tavern on the Green (January 25, '03) -- Click Here
Six Northern california area sibs met at Norma Hamilton's in Sacramento (March 9, '03) -- Click Here
The Millers meet the Albani's at the National Atomic Museum in Albuquerque (March 13, '03) -- Click Here
The Albanis meet up with Muriel Mau, Frederica von Stade and the Temtes in Hawaii (March, '03) -- Click Here
Three San Diego sibs welcome Nancy Sue Johnson, who sweeps in from Missoula (March 31, '03) -- Click Here
Seven Eastern sibs meet for lunch at the Gettysburg Hotel (April 22, '03) -- Click Here
Tom and Pete Souders conduct a service on the New Jersey to remember the Bunker Hill (May 11, '03) -- Click Here
The San Antonio bunch meet the Motts at Luby's (May 16, '03) -- Click Here
24 sibs organize to place a Memorial Day Wreath at Henri-Chapelle (May 24, '03) -- Click Here
Norma Nicol Hamilton and Patricia Behan Armstrong at the Reading of the names in Sacramento (May 25, '03) -- Click Here
Paula Evans Baker with Andre Lefebvre at Epinal, Memorial Day Services, 2003 (May 25, '03) -- Click Here
Smith, Fleming, and Edwards place a Memorial Day Wreath at Rosecrans (May 26, '03) -- Click Here
Elliott, Peters, Meek, and Wheeler represent AWON at the National D-Day Memorial at Bedford (May 26, '03) -- Click Here
Phyllis Louis and Bob Wasmer represent AWON at Arlington National Cemetery (May 26, '03) -- Click Here
Paula Evans Baker with Jerome Leclerc and Francois Cesar in Arracourt, France (May 28, '03) -- Click Here
Paula Evans Baker with Jerome Leclerc in Armaucourt, France (May 30, '03) -- Click Here
The Reading Air Show and WWII Weekend draws an AWON crowd (June 6-8, '03) -- Click Here
Mike Conley of the WWII Memorial provides pictures of construction progress (June 13, '03) -- Click Here
Barbara Henry's trip to Mount Tournette, France, and what she found. (June 14, '03) -- Click Here
Sam and Rachel Tannenbaum visit the Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum in Georgia. (June 26, '03) -- Click Here
Patricia Gaffney Ansel and Michael Robert Kindig wed in New Haven! (June 28, '03) -- Click Here
The Motts organize a regional gathering at Tiny's Cafe in Troy, Ohio (June 28-29, '03) -- Click Here
Sharon Crowley Edwards visits our dads at Henri-Chapelle and Hamm-Luxembourg (July 20-21, '03) -- Click Here
AWON Board Member Kathy Le Comte Lupton and her husband John deliver TWINS! (July 24, '03) -- Click Here
Temte and Hoffman meet new member Witschorke at the Macaroni Grill in San Antonio (July 27, '03) -- Click Here
Six PA-area sibs meet for lunch at the Gettysburg Hotel (July 29, '03) -- Click Here
The Kindigs pack it up in New Haven and head for Denver (August 11, '03) -- Click Here
New Member Shirley McKinney meets her first sib, while Branson is revisited (August 14, '03) -- Click Here
Susan Linville cathes up to her Father's best friend at the 95th Div. Reunion (August 23, '03) -- Click Here
Tommy Morris of Ventura, CA remembers his Dad and the LST 577 (September 4, '03) -- Click Here
Baker Company (currently serving in Iraq) remembers 911. (September 11, '03) -- Click Here
An AWON Grandson is honored by the President of the United States. (September 12, '03) -- Click Here
Long-time AWON member Tommy Morris meets his first AWON sibs. (September 12, '03) -- Click Here
The Kightlingers and Allens hike Currahee Mountain with "Pee Wee" Martin. (September, '03) -- Click Here
Baker, Ramirez, & Bowers meet in Mesa, AZ for the 35th Div. Assn. Reunion. (October 1-5, '03) -- Click Here
Two of the Sues are hosted in Dover-Foxcroft, Maine, and then in NYC! (October 5-7, '03) -- Click Here
The same Sues are hosted by Millie & Jim Cavanaugh in Point Pleasant, NJ (October '03) -- Click Here
Jim Boese meets sib #1 (Sharon Edwards) and sib #2 (Roger Connor). (October 15, '03) -- Click Here
Downs, Lecrone and Buterbaugh meet to do research at the Army War College (October 15, '03) -- Click Here
Pam Wilson, Dorrie Lloyd-Still, and Susan Chadd meet in Madison, WI (October 25, '03) -- Click Here
Peirson meets the Kindigs at the Sheraton Universal in Los Angeles. (October 26, '03) -- Click Here
The Kindigs remember their Fathers at Arlington. (November 3, '03) -- Click Here
The AWON Board meets at the Hotel Harrington in Washington, DC. (November 7, '03) -- Click Here
The Kindigs visit the Peirsons & Cramptons in Southern CA. (December 31, '03) -- Click Here
Sam Tannenbaum meets Tony Vacarro on an important anniversary. (January 18, '04) -- Click Here
Stars are placed on the "Freedom Wall" at the WWII Memorial. (February 3, '04) -- Click Here
North Carolina sibs meet in Greensboro. (February 29, '04) -- Click Here
The Stahls visit the Hoffmans and the Temtes in San Antonio. (March 23, '04) -- Click Here
Ann Mix and Lee Mathis get a first look at the new WWII Memorial. (May 5, '04) -- Click Here
Harry Strahlendorf remembers his father at May's Landing, New Jersey. (May 26-28, '04) -- Click Here
Eight members of the AWON Board meet in Denver. (August 21-23, '04) -- Click Here



We're starting a series of Checklists, with submissions from Members.

Please Click Here for the Reunion Checklist.
Please Click Here for the Graves Visit Checklist.
Battleground, Memorial or Museum Checklist -- is in the works.


For more information, E-Mail, Call, or Write:

-- The American World War II Orphans Network --

5745 Lee Road
Indianapolis, IN 46216
Phone: 540/310-0750
E-mail AWON@aol.com

Watch for future events posted here!