ATTN Texas Veterans, Prepare for the 2024 Tet Reunion
It's on for 2024. The 37th Annual Abilene Grunts Association and Texas Veterans Chapter One 'Tet Reunion' is to be held at the Taylor County Expo Center in the Display Building at 1700 Texas Highway 36 Abilene. This is a reunion where veterans, their spouses, and their families can come together to share a meal and stories of their military past.
The Tet Reunion Is Open To All Military Regardless Of Branch Or Conflict
Anyone attending is encouraged to bring photos and memorabilia, regardless of era, service branch, or conflict. The Tet Reunion will be serving food, drinks, and desserts, plus sharing displays, memorabilia, and a USO-style show that will have you laughing and singing along.
Here's the history of the Vietnamese Tet Offensive: On January 31, in 1968, 70,000 North Vietnamese launched a fierce attack on more than 100 cities and towns in South Vietnam. The Vietcong called it the 'Tet Offensive'. They named it after their Vietnamese New Year holiday and the beginning of their spring season which the Vietnamese referred to as the Tet'.
However, the Tet Reunion is no longer just about the Vietnam War. Veterans from all branches of the military and all conflicts are invited to attend. This is a memorable family event, and everyone who attends is invited to partake in the food, drink, and celebration. Furthermore, it's a free event.
The reunion is on Saturday, February 3rd, 2024. Doors open at noon. Any attendees needing special accommodations can call in advance. Contact David Vargo at 325-690-0750 or Donna Stone at 325-672-4003.
Everyone is asked to bring any in-country memorabilia. The Tet Reunion is funded by donations only; your generous contributions are greatly appreciated.