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Shamrock Stand Down 2017 Set for Kansas City, April 4-7
Photo, Left - No, it’s not a swim meet for Old Guys. D Troopers make a splash in
the group photo from the 2016 Shamrock Standdown in Atlanta.
“The D Troop Project” began with a reunion of six “Originals” in 2003 in Las Vegas.
Over the years, the group has reached out to embrace all Vietnam-Era D Troopers.
We enjoy a unique and joyful brotherhood with ever growing circles of friendships,
both old and new, and actively share our Shamrock pride.
Today’s Shamrocks are proud to represent a unique unit that served in Vietnam for
over 5 years and occupies a unique page in the history of Army Aviation.. We are
a vibrant “non-organization” dedicated to locating all our Brothers, restoring them
to the group, and recognizing their service to their country. In all we do, we seek
to honor these men in a way that was, for many, denied them at the time of their
Shamrocks pay no fees or membership dues. We have no paid staff, with volunteers
(so, ok, a few have been “drafted”) doing everything that needs to be done to keep
the effort going, including the planning and management of our joyous and memorable
“Shamrock Stand Down” reunions.
If you’re a Vietnam-era D Trooper, or a relative or friend of one, we invite you
to Contact Us and discover how “A year together long ago, made us Brothers for a
It’s ‘LZ Kansas City’, April 4-7, 2017, at Harrah’s North Kansas City. This year’s
event is scheduled mid-week, Tuesday-Friday, so clear your busy(?) Calendar now and
make plans to join us.
Once again, our reunion task force has secured a top notch host hotel, this time
located in convenient and centrally located Kansas City. Harrah’s features comfortable
guest rooms, multiple restaurants on site, spacious meeting and hospitality facilities,
and, of course, a casino.
Standard rooms are $84 nightly, plus taxes and fees. “Shoulder” dates are available
for the weekends before and after the reunion at the same rate.
Make your reservation soon. Reserve by phone at 800-427-7247. Tell the operator
you are with D Troop 2017 Stand Down Group, code S4DTRP7. Or on-line: