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461st Bombardment Group (H)

2016 Reunion

Date - Thursday, October 13 to Sunday, October 16

Dallas, TX

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Wyndham Garden Dallas North Hotel

2645 Lyndon B Johnson FWY

Dallas, TX  75234

Wyndham Garden Dallas North Hotel

The hotel website is:

Wyndham Garden Dallas North Hotel

Room rates are $89 plus tax and includes up to two full, hot breakfast buffet coupons (including made-to-order omlettes) per room per day. Each additional person in a room will be charged $5.00 for breakfast each day.  Reservations may be made by calling the hotel directly (recommended) at (972) 243-3363 and mention the booking code Bombardment Groups 2016 Reunion to receive the group rate.  If you have mobility issues, be sure to mention this when you make your reservation and the hotel will attempt to accommodate you near the elevators.  Room refrigerators are available upon request.  The group rate is good three days prior to and three days past the reunion dates so come early and enjoy fall in Dallas.

Reservations can be made online by going to Bombardment Group Reunion 2016.

Reservations need to be made no later than 5:00 PM (CST) September 22, 2016 to receive the group rate. Reservations will be accepted after that date at the group rate as long as rooms are available, but no guarantees are made after September 22nd. PLEASE MAKE YOUR RESERVATIONS EARLY.  Should it become necessary, you can cancel your reservation no later than 11:59 PM CST the day before arrival WITHOUT penalty.

Parking is plentiful and free.

Complimentary airport shuttle to BOTH Love Field and DFW airports. 

**PLEASE NOTE: Reservations may be cancelled up to 11:59 PM CST the day before arrival with no penalty so please reserve your room now to make it easier on our planners.

2016 Reunion Expenses Paid for 461st Veterans!

The 461st Association has enjoyed a very healthy cash position for many years now. The 461st Board of Directors has decided once again that the 461st Bomb Group Association will pay the cost for veterans only of the 461st to include: Registration fee, Group Dinner, Banquet and the Farewell Dinner. The only cost to the 461st veterans will be the hotel room itself and the tours.


Itinerary

A note from the

Reunion Committee Chairperson

Thursday, 13 October 2016

Arrival and check in day.  The Hospitality room and registration table will be open all day with heavy hors d'oeuvres served in the afternoon and evening.  No evening meal is planned.
7:00 PM – All group informational meeting.

Friday, 14 October 2016

Depart Wyndham Garden Dallas North Hotel at 9:00 AM and drop off at the Cavanaugh Flight Museum.
Depart Cavanaugh Flight Museum at 1:00 PM for the return trip to the hotel.
Individual Group Banquets.

Saturday, 15 October 2016

Depart Wyndham Garden Dallas North Hotel at 9:00 AM and drop off at the Sixth Floor Museum.
Depart The Sixth Floor museum at 1:00 PM for the return trip to the hotel.
All Groups Banquet.

Sunday, 16 October 2016

Memorial Service
Depart Wyndham Garden Dallas North Hotel at 12:00 Noon and drop off at the Dallas Holocaust Museum.
Depart Dallas Holocaust Museum at 1:45 PM for a driving tour of the downtown Dallas area before the return trip to the hotel, arriving sometime around 4:30 PM.
Casual Farewell Banquet.

Make your plans now to attend.

Also please make your hotel reservations early in order to make it easier on your planners.  These reservations can be cancelled without penalty should the need arise later on.  Early reservations help us know how to adjust our room block as the time draws nearer.

You are also encouraged to get your registration form in as soon as it becomes available.  There will be a copy of this form in the June 2016 Liberaider and a copy will be posted here as soon as a few more details are worked out.  Again, you can register early and if it becomes necessary, you can cancel later and receive a full refund.

If you have questions, call Dave Blake at (913) 523-4044

or E-Mail: reunion@461st.org

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Reunion Registration Form

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REUNION 2015 WAS A FANTASTIC SUCCESS!!

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Past Reunions

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Kansas City, MO 2015 - Kansas City, MO
The 461st and the 484th had a joint reunion in Kansas City, MO this year and were joined by the 376th, 351st, 455th, 465th and the 485th bomb groups.
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  2014 - Oklahoma City, OK
Speakers at the reunion
Gary Sinise Tribute
Sheraton Hotel, Omaha, NE  2013 - Omaha, NE
The 461st and 484th had a joint reunion in Omaha, NE this year.  Link is a very large file.
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Radisson, Indianapolis, IN 2012 - Indianapolis, IN
The 461st and 484th had a joint reunion in Indianapolis, IN this year
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Bloomington 2011 - Bloomington, MN
The 461st and 484th had a joint reunion in Bloomington, MN this year.
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Chicago, IL 

2010 - Chicago, IL

The 461st went to Chicago, IL for its reunion this year.

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Radisson Hotel

2009 - Tulsa, OK

The 461st went to Tulsa, OK for its reunion this year.

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USAF Museum 

2008 - Dayton, OH

The 461st returned to Dayton, OH for another visit to the Air Force Museum in October 2008.

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St. Louis, MO 

2007 - St. Louis, MO

The 461st had yet another fantastic reunion in St. Louis, MO in September 2007.

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Seattle, WA 

2006 - Seattle, WA

The 461st had a great reunion in Seattle, WA in October 2006.

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Washington, DC 

2005 - Washington, DC

The 461st had a fantastic reunion in Washington, DC in October 2005.

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Louisville, KY 

2004 - Louisville, KY

In Louisville, the 461st visited Churchill Downs, took a cruise on the river and visited a horse farm.

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San Diego, CA 

2003 - San Diego, CA

San Diego in October is great and a fantastic reunion as well.

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Baltimore, MD 

2002 - Linthicum, MD

From this convenient spot, we were able to tour Baltimore and the waterfront.

Las Vegas, NV  2001 - Las Vegas, NV
Shreveport, LA  2000 - Shreveport, LA

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Omaha, NE  1999 - Omaha, NE
Boston, MA  1998 - Boston, MA

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Nashville, TN  1997 - Nashville, TN

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Salt Lake City, UT  1996 - Salt Lake City, UT

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Miami, FL  1995 - Miami, FL

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Hampton, VA  1994 - Hampton, VA

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Fresno, CA  1993 - Fresno, CA

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Dayton, OH  1992 - Dayton, OH

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Rapid City, SD  1991 - Rapid City, SD

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Tucson, AZ  1990 - Tucson, AZ

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St. Louis, MO  1989 - St. Louis, MO

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Tarrytown, NY  1987 - Tarrytown, NY

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Colorado Springs, CO  1985 - Colorado Springs, CO

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Orlando, FL  1984 - Orlando, FL
Williamsburg, VA  1983 - Williamsburg, VA
Dayton, OH  1982 - Dayton, OH
  1981 - Torrence, CA