Yearly Archives: 2021

Top Reunion Destination: San Antonio

From the earliest Spanish Missionaries in 1691 to today, San Antonio continues to offer a unique blend of rich heritage, traditions, and natural beauty. Add to that the many bases and deep military connection, and you have a Top 3 Reunion Destination in the country. The San Antonio River Walk, known as the “world’s largest hotel… Read more »

What Gets You The Best Hotel Deals?

At AFR we speak with A LOT of military reunion groups, both large and small. No matter the size of the group or association, we’ve found over the years that they all operate and plan reunions in about the same way. One of two situations arise: Your group is lucky enough to have 1 individual… Read more »

Must See Museum: U.S. Army Transportation

The U.S. Army Transportation Museum is the only museum dedicated to preserving the history of U.S. Army Transportation.  The story of the Army’s Transportation Corps, from horse-drawn wagons of the Revolutionary War to armored vehicles being used today, is told through exhibits, models, and dioramas.  The museum’s artifact collection numbers just under 7,000 objects, plus… Read more »

Reunion Risk Management: Food & Beverage Minimum

Why should a military reunion use a professional hotel contract and event planning company? To start with, you want to avoid financial risk in hotel contracts. Outside of Room Attrition the greatest financial risk a group faces is with the Food & Beverage Minimum – the expected amount of sales from group meals and cash… Read more »

Exclusive Veteran Interview: Reggie Horton

Sergeant E-5 Reginald “Reggie” Horton Second Generation Americal Division Like his father and uncle before him, Reginald Horton served in the U.S. Army’s 23rd Infantry Division, more commonly known as the Americal Division. Formed from Task Force 6814 in 1942, it was deactivated in 1945. The 23rd Infantry Division was activated from 1954 to 1956… Read more »