The First Annual Joint Reunion of the 314th & 315th Infantry Associations of WWII

To be Held at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, NJ, near Philadelphia

October 10-13, 2019 Proposed Itinerary, as of September 15, 2019.

Registration click here for details.

Thursday, October 10

3pm     Hotel Check-in begins.  Reunion Registration table in lobby

4pm     Hospitality room opens - Liberty Room, Tommy B's

5pm     A free light meal in Hospitality Room, ends at 7pm

7pm     Informal Meet-and-Greet.  Come as you are.

8pm     Formal Introductions of Commanders, Presidents of Associations, and VIPs

                 Some basic “housekeeping” information regarding the weekend

                 Meet-and-Greet continues to about 9pm or later

Friday, October 11

7am     Breakfast opens – ends at 9am - Liberty Room

9am     Informal Questions & Answers with WWII Veterans (and possibly descendants of veterans)

                   Five-minute break at 10am

11am   Slide presentation on the Tri-Service base

12pm   A free boxed lunch 

~1pm   Presentation by Nancy Schaff, President, Descendants and Friends of the 314th A.E.F. of WWI

2pm     Bus Tour of JB MDL – Primarily Fort Dix

            Wreath Laying Ceremony – Statue of the Ultimate Weapon (the American Soldier)

4:30     Traditional Military Memorial Service, 21-gun Salute, Taps, Flag Folding Ceremony

5pm     Cocktail hour of the banquet

                   Group Pictures of Leaders on base and of association leaders

6pm     Semi-Formal Banquet – Presentation of Colors – 6pm

                   Remarks by Colonel Matthew Maybouer, Commander of the 174th Infantry Brigade

                   WWII era music, dancing, and raffle to follow

Saturday, October 12

7am     Breakfast opens – ends at 9am - Liberty Room

8:45     First Car Convoy Departs for Hindenburg Museum/Lakehurst for three-hour tour
            Second Car Convoy departs shortly thereafter

11:30   Lunch near Lakehurst, restaurant list to be provided

~1pm   Presentation "The 79th ID - A History Lesson for Today"  Captain Tom Brown, USN, Retired

2pm     Concurrent Executive Board Meetings

~3pm   Concurrent Association Meetings

4:30     WWII Associations' Memorial Service – Air Force Chapel

6pm     Informal Hot Buffet Dinner.  No events after dinner – Hospitality Room will be open until 9pm

Sunday, October 13

6:30     Breakfast opens – ends at 8:30 am - Liberty Room

8:30     Closing Remarks by Commander(s), Presidents, Reunion Chairman                                                                                                                                                                                       

To see hotel reservation information, register, and in-depth reunion details, click here.