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The 2019 Convention will be held August 22-25, 2019 in beautiful Colorado Springs, CO. Makes your plans now to attend! This year's convention is being held a few months earlier than the typical CIAssoc Convention Date - because October in Colorado Springs can be snowy. Click Here to download the Registration Packet: 2019CIARP
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The 2018 Convention took place October 18-21, 2018 in Washington DC. One of many highlights of the weekend was a wreath laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown. If you have never taken your family - spouse, kids, grandkids, great grandkids - or if you yourself have never been to the Tomb of the Unknown, this is one of the most patriotic, awe-inspiring American traditions you can witness.
Attendees as of 9/20/2018
|Last Name||First Name||Spouse/Guest||New CIA Div|
|ADLER||JERRY||Elaine Adler||DIV 3 IL|
|ARMISON||JOEL||DIV 5 CA HQ 2 1|
|BAUER||JOHN||Need Name of Guest||DIV 2 PA|
|BIRSCHBACH||PAUL||Nancy Birschbach, David Abler||DIV 3 WI|
|BOURGEOIS||JAMES||Erika Bourgeios||DIV 5 WA HQ 1 1|
|BOURJAILY||FREDERICK||Lori Bourjaily||DIV 5 CA HQ 2 1|
|BOYD, USA RET||LTC WILLIAM||DIV 2 VA|
|CAMPEN||DONALD||DIV 5 CA HQ 2 1|
|D'AGOSTINO||JAMES||DIV 2 NE A 1 1|
|DOWNS||JOHNNIE||DIV 3 OH|
|ECKARD||LARRY||Brenda Eckard||DIV 1 NC|
|ECKERT||ALLAN||Mylissa Eckert (daughter)||DIV 5 CA HQ 2 1|
|FISCHMAN||IRWIN||DIV 3 IL|
|GUARNIERI, JR||ALBERT||DIV 2 NE A 1 1|
|HULTQUIST||JOSEPH||Shirley Hultquist||DIV 1 AR|
|KENNEDY||EARL||DIV 1 FL A 1 1|
|MARTINEZ||ANTONIO||Maria D. Martinez||DIV 6 TX HQ 2 1|
|RAND-CASTILLO||JOSHUA||Jenn Knowles||DIV 2 VA|
|RODAK||THOMAS||Nancy Rodak||DIV 3 IL|
|SERRATO||ALFRED||LILY ANN SERRATO, BEN VOLL||DIV 5 CA HQ 2 1|
|SHORT||JOHN||Valerie Short||DIV 2 NE HQ 1 1|
|SMITH||RALPH||Alice Smith||Div 6 TX|
|TODISCO||JOSEPH||DIV 2 NY|
|WALKER||RONALD||Irene Walker||DIV 1 NC|
The convention was excellent! I found it well organized, informative and fun. The two trips to Ft. Benning were simply outstanding; visiting the museum and watching both the soldier's graduation ceremony on the parade field as well as the Ranger's demonstration/graduation alone made the trip worthwhile. The business meeting portion was well organized, solicited excellent questions/inquiries from those in attendance and clearly reflected a sense of dedication and professionalism on behalf of the whole executive committee. Our organization certainly has the leadership and vision to prosper and grow in the years ahead. Thanks again to you, Larry and all others for a wonderful convention!
The emotional highlight for me took place when I learned that soil had been gathered from previous battlefields in Europe, the Pacific, Korea, Vietnam, Iraq, Afghanistan, etc and replanted on the Parade Field. To realize that today's new soldiers are marching on such hallowed ground, as well as figuratively standing on the shoulders of those heroes who came before them, was deeply satisfying to me.
I will definitely be returning for many future reunions.
Attending our CIA 2017 convention was a great experience for my wife and I. What a pleasure it is to be in the company of fellow infantrymen. Everyone at the convention has walked the walk. The convention was well run and truly an enjoyable experience. I am really looking forward to the 2018 convention now!
I have attended at least eleven conventions and this one was the absolute best in my opinion.The Infantry School presentations and graduation were really great. The museum and our monument along with the ceremony was outstanding.Our business meetings were extremely well conducted and to the point.Meeting other members and hearing their stories was really good. Two Generals in attendance. Great Job.
|First Name||Last Name||Spouse/Guest|
|FREDERICK||TAYLOR, JR||Patty Taylor|
|ERNEST||BARTH||Tove' Marie Barth|
|ALFRED||SERRATO||Benjamin F Voll (Son)|
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