Monthly Archives: June 2016

Reunion Recap: The Misawa Project Reunion

The Misawa Project Reunion was held in Mobile, Alabama last week. The Misawa Project is composed of veterans who served with the US Air Force Security Service at Johnson Air Force Base (formerly Irumagawa Airfield), Misawa Air Force Base, or one of its detachments between 1949 through 1979. The 2016 Reunion, hosted at the Holiday… Read more »

Tradition in the Cockpit and the Warrior Ethos – – MajGen Michael “Lancer” Sullivan USMC (Ret.)

With 8,700 hours in the air – 2½ days shy of a full year in the cockpit – MajGen Michael “Lancer” Sullivan USMC (Ret.) received the Silver Hawk Award in 1990 and 1991 for being designated as the longest flying Marine aviator at that time. He piloted several different fighter and attack aircraft, including the… Read more »

Veteran of the Month: LtGen Fred McCorkle, USMC (Ret)

The Featured Veteran this month is an old friend of AFR’s: LtGen Fred McCorkle, USMC (Retired). Fred and his wife, Kathy, attend two to three events planned by Armed Forces Reunions each year. The Marine Corps Aviation Association’s (MCAA) Annual Symposium (met in New Bern, NC in May), the “Golden Eagles” or The Early and… Read more »

Reunion Recap: 94th Infantry Division Historical Society

  Over 75 veterans, family, and friends of the 94th Infantry Division met in Richmond, VA this week for their annual reunion.  Highlights of the reunion were a visit to Ft. Lee, a city tour of Richmond and all it’s historical sites, and just plain fun in the hospitality room!   At Ft Lee they were able to… Read more »

Top Attractions in Branson, MO

Branson, MO has more options and things to do than most folks could accomplish in several weeks, but they have two MUST DO attractions for our military reunion groups.  Themed after the majestic showboats of the 1800s, the Showboat Branson Belle evokes the spirit of a bygone era when river boat adventure, glamorous travel and… Read more »