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AFR is a National Tour Operator – Why does that matter for your group?

Armed Forces Reunions (AFR), family-owned and operated, has planned military reunions coast to coast for over three decades. Our business was built on military reunions and designed to cater to their specific needs. Military Reunions are unique in that tours of local sights, museums, and attractions are always a focal point of the week. To… Read more »

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 »