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Exclusive Veteran Interview: Alan “Doc” Sams, Marine Corpsman

Trapped Before the Long Road to Salvation Marine Corpsman Alan “Doc” Sams at Death’s Door in Vietnam The answer to why a friend, fellow platoon member and Christian died in Vietnam next to non-believer Alan “Doc” Sams came years later.  Arriving in Vietnam on Thanksgiving Day in 1967, Sams served as a corpsman in the… Read more »

AFR Awarded USAF Academy Class Reunions Contract

2021 is going to be a record year for Armed Forces Reunions, Inc. (AFR).  Military reunions and government groups that cancelled their 2020 events are rescheduled for 2021.  Groups that were supposed to have met this Spring shifted to Summer and Fall – so we will be plenty busy planning and overseeing dozens of events… Read more »

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? – Buying Power

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 »