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Ted’s Talk March ’15

2015 will mark the hotel industry’s best year ever in terms of occupancy. We are in a seller’s market that is projected to last through 2020. A recent article in Successful Meetings by Tim Brown is one that hits the mark, telling how hotels are finding ways to expand profits through a host of added… Read more »

Meet LtGen Lawrence Snowden, USMC (Ret)

Lt. Gen. Lawrence F. Snowden USMC Senior Ranking Survivor from Battle of Iwo Jima on 70th Anniversary Immortalized in Joe Rosenthal’s photo of five U.S. Marines and a Navy hospital corpsman hoisting the American Flag on Mount Suribachi, the battle for Iwo Jima remains one of the most iconic and bloody fights of World War… Read more »

New Year’s Resolutions

Happy New Year! Reunion chairmen, resolve this year to: • Seek the path of least resistance, get the best deal for your group at the most reunion-friendly hotels in the country – with no risk to your group! • Push the easy button to find hotels that respect veterans and offer great room rates, tailored… Read more »

Year After Year Washington D.C. is the Most Popular Reunion Destination!

Every year seems to be huge for AFR in the nation’s capital.  For years we’ve been the acknowledged leader in planning unforgettable reunions and government conferences in D.C.  We have hosted as many as twenty-three reunions in a single year, varying in size from 50 to 2,000 attendees. A few of the hugely successful events we’ve… Read more »

Ted’s Reflections on AFR’s First 25 Years

As with all amazing journeys it’s hard to believe that 25 years have passed. Looking back the only regret I have is not having a video and tape recorder at many of the reunions we’ve planned. We worked with the finest this country produced. We’ve met and dined with quite a few Medal of Honor winners. If… Read more »