Monthly Archives: November 2014

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 Dey, Founder

Ted founded the company in 1988 after serving five years with the Norfolk Convention & Visitors Bureau. In 1984 he initiated the nation’s first marketing campaign directed at the military reunion market. Having spent over 30 years working with reunions, it could be said that Ted’s got seniority on everyone in the industry. Using decades… Read more »

Molly Dey, President

Molly joined AFR in 1989, straight out of college. Having started AFR the year before, Ted was in need of someone who could handle the planning and execution of the reunions rapidly coming aboard. Today Molly is the widely recognized leader of the nation’s leading military event planning company. She oversees the Event Planners for… Read more »

Mandy Lee, Office Manager

Mandy joined the AFR team in 2005, having gained most of her industry experience with our local motorcoach partner, Venture Tours. Her knowledge of the tourism industry is indispensable. Mandy is AFR’s software guru and in-house computer expert. She designs our clients’ registration websites, manages group pre-registrations, ensures the accuracy of AFR’s databases, oversees the… Read more »

Emily Dale, Event Coordinator

Emily is one of our dependable travelers and on-site managers. She began her tenure with AFR in 2007 after many years involved in event planning with the Virginia Chorale, the only professional choral group in the State. A real go-getter with such a delightful personality, Emily is an often-requested onsite representative for both reunions and Yellow Ribbon events.