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Reunion Recap: 94th Infantry Division Historical Society

  Over 75 veterans, family, and friends of the 94th Infantry Division met in Richmond, VA this week for their annual reunion.  Highlights of the reunion were a visit to Ft. Lee, a city tour of Richmond and all it’s historical sites, and just plain fun in the hospitality room!   At Ft Lee they were able to… Read more »

Top Attractions in Branson, MO

Branson, MO has more options and things to do than most folks could accomplish in several weeks, but they have two MUST DO attractions for our military reunion groups.  Themed after the majestic showboats of the 1800s, the Showboat Branson Belle evokes the spirit of a bygone era when river boat adventure, glamorous travel and… Read more »

Happy Birthday, United States Army!

The United States Army was founded on June 14, 1775 – 241 years ago today! Today, we at Armed Forces Reunions, celebrate the men and women who have served in the United States Army. We have had the privilege of working with so many terrific Army groups over the past 28 years, and 2016 is… Read more »

The Other Attrition Clause: Food & Beverage Minimums

Groups need to be careful when signing contracts with a Food & Beverage Minimum, without understanding if reaching the minimum is realistic or not.  Be conservative when guessing at expected numbers for meal functions, as F&B Minimums (the dollar amount your group must spend) are based on these numbers.  Never calculate cash bar sales into… Read more »

What is a Room Attrition Clause?

Most hotel contracts today include multiple “performance clauses”, which can be very costly to reunion groups if attendance is not what was hoped for.  The most basic clause is for “Room Attrition.”  Groups need to be very careful when choosing how many rooms to block, and on what nights.  A typical hotel contract will hold… Read more »