Cheri and Ralph Christ.
Our Reunion Hosts
The reunion planning
committee members were: John Greene,
Larry Paff, Bob Stegman, and John Minken.
A big hand for all their efforts, Thank You!
OUR REUNION ACTIVITIES
September 24th, 2019
We checked into the Crowne Plaza Cleveland South, registered
for the reunion and picked up our name badges and welcome bags.
We then stopped by the USASAE Hospitality
Suite to reacquaint with each other once again then proceeded to dinner
one of many dining choices near the hotel.
we gathered at our Hospitality
Suite for drinks, visiting, sharing pictures,
war stories; and discussing life
and careers after Frankfurt
September 25th, 2019
After breakfast at the hotel we departed
for a Land & Sea Tour via Lolly the
Trolley and the Nautica Queen Cruise ship.
short ride into Cleveland, we boarded the Nautica Queen Cruise Ship to enjoy a 2-hour
Lake & River cruise
which included an unlimited hot buffet lunch. After
our 2-hour lunch cruise,
boarded the Lolly the Trolley for the land portion of the tour.
The tour was a fun
and fact filled 2-Hour City Sightseeing Tour revealing Cleveland’s past,
present and future.
The fully narrated
tour included Downtown, North Coast Harbor, the Flats, the Warehouse District,
Ohio City and the West Side Market, the Gateway Sports area, Playhouse Square,
University Circle and the Cultural Gardens.
In the evening we had a group reservation for dinner
at Cleveland’s Hofbräuhaus,
which was modeled after the legendary 400+ year-old
Hofbräuhaus in Munich, Germany.
were able to enjoy the traditionally decorated rooms, the beer that is brewed
and of course the excellent German fare which featured traditional
September 26th, 2019
After breakfast in the hotel we departed for a Tour of
Cleveland’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame,
the world's foremost museum
devoted to the celebration and preservation of rock & roll music.
This was a self-guided tour and most spent at
least 2 to 4 hours visiting the main
After visiting the Rock and
Roll Hall of Fame, we were free to do some independent sightseeing at nearby
In the evening we gathered for drinks and our catered
plated Reunion Dinner Banquet in the hotel.
After dinner we gathered in the
hospitality suite for drinks, visiting, sharing pictures,
war stories; and
discussing life and careers after Frankfurt.
September 27th, 2019
After breakfast at the hotel, we said our final
goodbyes in our Hospitality suite until next time.
Photos by Sher Stegman and Austin Adams