CUPP Marines who attended the 2013 reunion at lake Tahoe


(Combined Unit Pacification Program, Vietnam Conflict)

CUPP Marines Vietnam

2013 CUPP Reunion

Lake Tahoe

Photos by Ed Wales

CUPP Brick Placement

To check where our CUPP Brick has been placed at the Marine Corps Museum go to . Our Brick Number is 21804. It asks for more info but if you just plug in the number you will get the location. photos of the brick are below.

 Photos from The Vietnam Veteran's Memorial Wall, Vietnam Women's Memorial, and the 3 Servicemen's Statue.

CUPP Marines (Above)

Top L to R: James "The Kid" Taylor, Ed Wales, Tim Voors, Craig "Tiny" Hansen,  Rick Stanford and Stan Lawrence. Bottom L to R: Tim Akers, Fred Montes, Austin Johnson, John Berry and John "Babysan" Rumsey. (Not in Photo Calixto Cabrera and Frank Reynolds)

 Photos below by Rick Stanford

Yellow Ball Tournament, Lake Tahoe

L to R: John Berry, John Rumsey, Rick Stanford, Stan Lawrence.

Kneeling: Austin "FO/AO" Johnson

Sea Tiger articles on page 3 of site

Photos below from Fred Neilen

Fred's CUPP web site

1/7 Plaque and Ceremony

USMC Museum

Tahoe Reunion Below

2014 Reunion Info

                                                                                                        Washington, DC.

  •      Here are the official dates for the reunion. Check inwill be Saturday  27 September with check out being 2 October. We reserved a block of rooms until Friday the 3rd for those of you who want to stay longer. The rates are $114 for a room with 1 queen sized bed and $ 127 for a room with two queen size beds.
  • We managed to get a good deal on this hotel. The parking is free (it normally can be $34 a night to park in some of the hotels this close to DC). There is also a free breakfast included.


For info on the Reunion or Web Site contact John Berry at

 Images above from William Chapman Phillips Team 5

Vietnam Era Tunes on youtube




CUPP Team 3 (above)

(L to R) Tom "Pittsburg" Lawlor, John Berry, Nichols, Don Moore, John Barber. Fred Montes is taking the photo.

From Fred Neilin: Here is the web address to a great organization that Fred is a part of. It is called Heroes on the Water. It is a nationwide organization with many chapters. They take disabled vets out fishing on kayaks... Pretty awesome group. Thanks Fred.