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AFR Planning 60th Anniversary of the Korean War in the Nation’s Capital

AFR is currently involved in planning the 60th anniversary celebrations of the Korean War in the nation’s capital. The dates of the celebration will be July 24-28, 2013. We have secured hotel contracts for the Korean War Veterans Association and the Korean Ex-POW Association. Special events being planned in conjunction with DoD and the Republic… Read more »

AFR Awarded DOD Contracts

Over the past few years AFR has established itself as a highly acceptable Event Planner for DOD conferences. In over 25 years of event planning 100% of events planned by AFR have been military oriented. The Department of Defense took notice. We specialize in contracting for Returning Warrior Workshops, Strong Bond Retreats, Family Readiness Retreats,… Read more »

AFR Plans Marine Aviation Centennial

AFR planned the Marine Aviation Centennial celebration in Washington D.C. in conjunction with Marine Corps HQ and the Marine Corps Aviation Association. The Gaylord National Harbor Hotel played host to the events, culminating in a gala banquet presided over by Commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. James F. Amos. A special commemoration was held at the Marine Corps… Read more »

AFR Welcomes the 196th Light Infantry Brigade!

Julie Wysong, AFR’s top-notch Account Executive, blocked 600 rooms for the 196th Light Infantry Brigade Association for 2013 at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City. Thank you Warren Neill! We look forward to an awesome reunion in the nation’s capital. The 196th LIB was posted in the III Corps Tactical Zone, initiated Operation Attleboro in Tay Ninh… Read more »

Last WWI Veteran passes away at the age of 110!

Click here for a story about Frank Buckles, the last living WWI who passed away February 27 at the age of 110. We salute Frank and all our veterans for their service!