The guest speaker for this event was Captain Chuck Hewell USN (Ret). He served aboard the CG5 from 77-79.
On April 11, 2008 The CLG-5/CG-5 plaque was dedicated and took its rightful place next to a similar commemoration of the CL-91.
That plaque was dedicated in 2006 at our San Antonio reunion.
Pictured above are:
1960-63 crew (Plankowners) *Darrell Ihde, Lincoln, NE *Bob Fivecoat,Spring Branch, TX *Jerry Sandin, Rockford, IL *Ed Gentry...Natalia, TX *Loren Melton...Peoria, AZ *Gil Romine, Arlington, TX *Ron Tippie, Dundee, IL *Lee Ellis, Llano, TX
1963-67 crew *Glen Ryel,Redlands, CA
1968-70 crew *Phil Bobich, Orland Park, IL *Jim Blackburn, Salt Lake City, UT *Terry Jelinek, Naperville, IL *Gerald Reagan, Bradley, IL *William Squires, Sunrise, FL *Mike Mathis, New Braunfels, TX *Mike Hardwick, Santa Barbara, CA *Paul Dillon, Gales Ferry, CT *T.C. Lamson, Hockley, TX
1971-75 crew *Randy Lopez, Alderson, OK *Robert Heili, Port Orchard, WA
1976-79 crew *Chuck Hewell, Sugar Land, TX *Jesse Ybanez, Houston, TX
*Del Pfranger, Brackettville, TX
SSN-723 crew *Henry Chavez, Spring, TX