Date - Thursday, September 18 to Sunday, September 21
Oklahoma City, OK
Wyndham Garden Oklahoma City Airport
2101 South Meridan Avenue
Oklahoma City, OK 73108
The hotel website is:
Room rates are $89 plus tax and includes up to two full, hot breakfast buffet coupons per room. One bedroom suites are available at a rate of $119 plus tax. Group room rate is good for three days prior to and three days after the Reunion. Reservations may be made by calling the hotel directly (recommended) at (405) 685-4000 and mention the Bomb Group Reunion booking code to receive the group rate. There is no charge for children eighteen year of age and younger provided they share the same room as their parents.
Reservations need to be made no later than 5:00 PM (CST) September 1, 2014 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 1st. PLEASE MAKE YOUR RESERVATIONS EARLY. Should it become necessary, you can cancel your reservation at any time WITHOUT penalty.
In honor of our reunion with them, the Wyndham has created a special page on their website where we can register. Feel free to visit Bomb Group Reunion for an easy way to make your reservation.
Parking is plentiful and free.
Airport shuttle to the Will Rogers World Airport is free and operates 24/7. The airport is three miles south of the hotel.
Pets up to twenty-five pounds are welcome with a $75 non-refundable fee.
**PLEASE NOTE: Reservations may be cancelled up to 4:00 PM the day of arrival with no penalty so please reserve your room now to make it easier on our planners. Should the need to cancel arise, that can be done with NO PENALTY.
IMPORTANT: PLEASE READ AND HEED
DO NOT CONFUSE our hotel with the Wyngate by Wyndham at 2001 S. Meridan Ave., which is one-half block north of us. It is easy to confuse the two as they are located very close together and are on the same side of the street.
MAKE SURE YOU RESERVE YOUR ROOM WITH AND SEEK TRANSPORTATION WITH THE WYNDHAM GARDEN OKLAHOMA CITY AIRPORT HOTEL LOCATED AT 2101 SOUTH MERIDAN AVENUE.
2014 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, Squadron Dinner, Group Banquet and the Memorial Breakfast. The only cost to the 461st veterans will be the hotel room itself and the tours.
Thursday, 18 September 2014 - Arrival and Check-in.
Evening welcome and informational meeting as per usual.
Friday, 19 September 2014 – Tinker Air Force Base & 45th Infantry Museum
Tour Tinker Air Force Base with lunch at the NCO Club. Tour the 45th Infantry Museum with its fantastic collection of Bill Mauldin cartoons. Separate group dinners at the hotel. Photo sessions for each group following dinner.
Saturday, 20 September 2014 – Tour of OKC and National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum
Extensive & highly rated driving tour of Oklahoma City. Lunch at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum and then tour that museum. (A very good Will Rogers impersonator will be with us that day and will do a full Will Rogers program at our banquet that evening.) All groups banquet that evening. Group pictures following the meal and program.
Sunday, 21 September 2014 – Memorial Breakfast
Hotel provided breakfast in restaurant followed by Memorial Service. Although this is the official end of the reunion, the following will be available for those who can remain for another day. Leave around Noon for lunch at a restaurant in the iconic Bricktown district and tour Oklahoma National Memorial which commemorates the 1995 bombing of the Murrah Federal Building. Informal dinner in hotel banquet room.
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 2014 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: email@example.com
REUNION 2013 WAS A FANTASTIC SUCCESS!!
2013 - Omaha, NE
The 461st and 484th had a joint reunion in Omaha, NE this year. Link is a very large file.
2012 - Indianapolis, IN
The 461st and 484th had a joint reunion in Indianapolis, IN this year
2011 - Bloomington, MN
The 461st and 484th had a joint reunion in Bloomington, MN this year.
2010 - Chicago, IL
The 461st went to Chicago, IL for its reunion this year.
2009 - Tulsa, OK
The 461st went to Tulsa, OK for its reunion this year.
More information (large download file)
2008 - Dayton, OH
The 461st returned to Dayton, OH for another visit to the Air Force Museum in October 2008.
More information (large download file)
2007 - St. Louis, MO
The 461st had yet another fantastic reunion in St. Louis, MO in September 2007.
2006 - Seattle, WA
The 461st had a great reunion in Seattle, WA in October 2006.
2005 - Washington, DC
The 461st had a fantastic reunion in Washington, DC in October 2005.
2004 - Louisville, KY
In Louisville, the 461st visited Churchill Downs, took a cruise on the river and visited a horse farm.
2003 - San Diego, CA
San Diego in October is great and a fantastic reunion as well.
2002 - Linthicum, MD
From this convenient spot, we were able to tour Baltimore and the waterfront.
|2001 - Las Vegas, NV|
|2000 - Shreveport, LA|
|1999 - Omaha, NE|
|1998 - Boston, MA|
|1997 - Nashville, TN|
|1996 - Salt Lake City, UT|
|1995 - Miami, FL|
|1994 - Hampton, VA|
|1993 - Fresno, CA|
|1992 - Dayton, OH|
|1991 - Rapid City, SD|
|1990 - Tucson, AZ|
|1989 - St. Louis, MO|
|1987 - Tarrytown, NY|
|1985 - Colorado Springs, CO|
|1984 - Orlando, FL|
|1983 - Williamsburg, VA|
|1982 - Dayton, OH|
|1981 - Torrence, CA|