Date - Thursday, October 10 to Sunday, October13
461st Bombardment Group, 1943-1945
484th Bombardment Group, 1943-1945
2013 Annual Reunion – Omaha, NE
October 10 to October 13
Sheraton Omaha Hotel
655 North 108th Avenue
Omaha, NE 68154
The hotel website is:
Room rates are $74 plus tax for either single or double occupancy and rates are good for three days prior to and three days after the reunion. Reservations may be made by calling the hotel directly (recommended) at (402) 496-0850 or Central Reservations at1 (800) 325-3535 and mention the 461st and 484th Bomb Group.
Reservations need to be made no later than 5:00 PM (CST) September 8, 2013 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 8th. PLEASE MAKE YOUR RESERVATIONS EARLY. Should it become necessary, you can cancel your reservation at any time WITHOUT penalty.
Parking is plentiful and free.
Airport shuttle is free but you MUST contact Dave Blake with your flight information and arrival time to schedule shuttle transportation. If possible please E-Mail this information to Dave at email@example.com. If you must call with this information instead, call Dave evenings at (913) 523-4044.
The hotel is offering a 15% discount of in restaurant dining. A full, hot breakfast buffet is $8.15 after the discount.
Pet friendly rooms are available. Contact the hotel for more information.
**PLEASE NOTE: Reservations may be cancelled up to midnight the day before 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 up to midnight, October 10, 2013.
2013 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, Friday and Saturday tours (including lunch during the tour each day), Squadron Dinner, Group Banquet and the Memorial Breakfast. The only cost to the 461st veterans will be the hotel room itself.
Thursday, 10 October 2013 - Arrival and Check-in.
Registration and hospitality room is open all day. Hospitality is in Rose Room
4:00 PM - 461st Board Meeting in Board Room
7:00 PM - All Group Welcome and Information Meeting in Regency Room
Friday, 11 October 2013 – West Omaha (Boys Town & SAC Museum)
9:30 AM - Depart Sheraton Hotel
9:45-11:30 - Father Flanagan’s Boys Town Tour
12:00 PM - Lunch at Mahoney (State Park) Grille
1:15-2:30 - Strategic Air & Space Museum Tour
3:00 PM - Return to the Sheraton Hotel
6:00 PM - Social Hour. Cash Bar Outside of the Rose Room
7:00 PM - Group Dinners. 461st in Dodge 3 Room; 484th in Dodge 1&2 Room
Saturday, 12 October 2013 – Downtown & South Omaha (City History/Landmarks & Offutt AFB)
9:00 AM - Depart Sheraton Hotel
9:30-11:30 - Omaha City Tour (pick up guides at Omaha Visitor Center)
11:35-12:15 - Box Lunch at Durham Museum
12:15-1:30 - Durham Museum – Omaha Union Train Station Self Guided Tour
2:00-3:15 - Offutt Air Force Base and SAC Chapel Tour
3:45 PM - Return to the Sheraton Hotel
6:00 PM - Social Hour. Cash bar in Dodge Room
7:00 PM - Combined Group Dinner in Dodge Room
Sunday, 13 October 2013 – Memorial Breakfast
8:30 AM - Memorial Breakfast in the Regency Room
10:30 AM - Reunion Ends. Until Next Time…
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 2013 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: firstname.lastname@example.org
REUNION 2011 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|