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Battalion reunion planned

PERU — The 2nd Battalion, 340th Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 85th Division Training which was stationed at 2700 Plank Road in Peru, will hold a reunion gathering from 6 to 10 p.m. Nov. 2 at the LaSalle VFW, 2325 Donohue St., LaSalle.

The guest speaker will be SFC Wayne Sapp (retired) who will give a history of the unit from beginning to the disbandment at Camp Ripley, Minn.

All reservations must be paid for and confirmed by Oct. 26 in the amount of $16 per soldier and per guest.

Any former member interested in attending should contact SSG Robert Mellen by phone at 815-223-2769, by email at or by regular mail at 17 Westclox Ave., Peru, IL 61354.


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