2017 Reunion to Feature Dr. Alfred McLaren, USN Ret. Arctic Explorer and Author
Dr. McLaren September 13-16, 2017
Holiday Inn, Elk Grove Village
Join us in welcoming Dr. Alfred McLaren, USN Retired, Fellow of the Polar Explorer Society, arctic scientist, former Commander the Nuclear Submarine USS Queenfish and celebrated author. Dr. McLaren will share stories from his service in Russian waters mapping the Siberian Shelf as well as his adventures with his wife Audrey around the world. Dr. McLaren also piloted submersibles down to the German Battleship Bismarck and the Liner Titanic. You can learn more about his adventures online at incredible-adventures.com.
As the author the books "Silent & Unseen" and "Silent Waters", Dr. McLaren has many amazing stories, we hope you'll join us!
The 2017 Reunion will take place in Chicago, Illinois suburb of Elk Grove Village, September 13-17, 2017. All reunion members and their extended families are welcome and - as always - the event will include get-together' over delicious food and several interesting side trips. A tour of the famed Chicago Museum of Science and Industry. with the intact German submarine U505 .We'll also tour the shoreline of Lake Michigan starting from the famed Navy Pier. Come and make new great memories!
Make your hotel reservation early!! Call 847-437-6010, mention Frank Knox. It costs nothing to reserve your room early at the low reunion rate of $109/night!
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