A Nike Base reunion in St. Boni

WP-NikeReunion1-CMYKSeveral members of C Battery, 3rd Battalion, 68th Arty who served at the St. Boni Nike Base from approximately 1965 to 1968 gathered for a picnic and reunion at Missile Park in St. Bonifacius on Sunday, June 29. The planning for this event started about two years ago and many of these men hadn’t seen each other for decades. Those in attendance included, front row, from left: Larry Price of Lovington, Ill., Don McIntosh of Menahga, Minn., and Norbert Mohs of Hutchinson; back row: Chuck Sutherland of Maple Plain, Roger Poell of DeWitt, Iowa, Don Johnson of Big Lake, and Vic Masser of Lakeland, Fla. Other members of the company who were not present include James Denne, Wayne Block, Jerry Gilliam, Jerry Keller, and James Vierling. Known members who have passed away include Jim King, Thomas Schwendinger, Ronald Leeper, James Parker, Gary Rider, Larry Chesser, and Dale Strege. (Patriot photo by Todd Moen)