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Colorado Springs 2018 reunion

Reunion 2018 Mark your calendars!! You will not want to miss this one!!
When: August 1-5, 2018 
Where: Colorado Springs Marriott  5580 Tech Center Drive., Colorado Springs, CO
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Greetings from the Colorado Springs Marriott! 

Here is the link to make overnight accommodations for the Air Weather Association Military Reunion

Online room reservations are now just a click away with ResLink! 

Guests may also call our 24 hour reservations line at 1-800-932-2151 to speak to someone directly.

Just let guests know to ask for Air Weather Association Military Reunion

To avoid any booking issues, please have all reservations made by July 2nd, 2018

Here is the reservation link guests can use to make online reservations:

 

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Air Weather Association Military Reunion

Start date: 7/27/18
End date: 8/9/18
Last day to book: 7/2/18

Marriott hotel(s) offering your special group rate:

Colorado Springs Marriott  for 139.00 USD  - 179.00 USD  per night

Note: Breakfast and free wi-fi are included.

marriott  marriott

The registration form is being developed and will be sent out to all members as soon as it is finalized. The actual schedule is being hammered out but based on past reunions, here is what you can expect.

Take a look at the Colorado Springs Visitors Guide (2017 version)

Wednesday, August 1st - Reunion opens in hotel hospitality room for guests to check in, get information and meet old friends.

Thursday, August 2nd - Typically a golf day for those who play to have a great time on the course.  Some tours may be scheduled depending on demand.

Friday, August 3rd - Tours at various times throughout the day.  Travel to the top of Pikes Peak on the cog railway train.  Tour the National Museum of World War II Aviation.  A dinner buffet for all attendees.

Saturday, August 4th - Tours in the morning and afternoon.  A semi-formal banquet in the evening will be the culmination of the reunion.

Sunday, August 5th - Reunion ends after breakfast, checkout

A hospitality room at the hotel will be open and available to all attendees every day.

Tours - Visit the National Museum of World War II Aviation 5 star rating on TripAdvisor!
           Travel by Cog Railway to the top of Pikes Peak
            Tour the USAF Academy - note: the chapel is scheduled for major renovation and may be closed.

The WWII weather van shown below was restored by Fred LaPerriere of Sedalia, Colorado.  If you would like more information, please contact Fred at 303-688-3611.
Click on thumbnail image to see full scale picture.  These images were all taken at the 2010 reunion in Colorado Springs and Mr. LaPerriere plans to show it again at the 2018 reunion.  The hotel will allow him to setup the van in their parking lot so it will be shown there.



van van

Hat

Ceiling light

Clinometer

Theodolite

More instruments

Radiosonde

Sun Compass

Weather Manual

Weather Station
Handbook for
the Observer

June 5, 1944
weather map

June 5, 1944
weather map

June 5, 1944
weather map

June 5, 1944
weather map

June 5, 1944
weather map

Barograph

Banner

Teletype

Fire Extinguisher

Mason Braddock
wearing Great
Grandfather's
uniform

Mason Braddock

Mason Braddock

Uniform badge

Uniform badge
Mason Braddock
Mason in van
doorway
 

 

 

 

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