We are veterans of Patrol Squadron SEVENTEEN who first organized as alumni from the 1970-1975 era and held our inaugural reunion in Pensacola in 1998.
That reunion was such a hit we decided to do an encore there in 2004. But when Hurricane Ivan blew in one day ahead of us, we made an overnight switch to Atlanta. Incredibly, almost everyone was able to change their travel plans at the last minute, make it to Atlanta and we had another happy and successful reunion. Even got a little financial assistance from the Atlanta Falcons, who were staying at our hotel for pregame meetings the night of our banquet.
We've since had truly memorable reunions in Colorado Springs (2007), New Orleans (2010), Chattanooga twice (2013 & 2016), and Boise (2018). Our upcoming get-together will be our 8th reunion, but our first visit to Oxford, MS, so we're eager to check it out and, of course, to see each other once again. For the latest on this reunion and to view Oxford photos, go the 2021 OXFORD tab above.
Our VP-17 family has expanded well beyond our original "year group" to include alumni from many other years, and our WELCOME MAT is always out. Come on in, the water's fine.