October 12-16, 2018

San Diego 2018 Reunion

Friday, October 12 (arrival) to Tuesday, October 16, 2018 (departure)

Friday, October 12            Arrival and Registration – meet old friends, and make new ones!

 

Saturday, October 13    Group bus trip to Marine Corp Air Station Miramar---307th Bomb Wing B-52 Aircraft display and lunch at the Non-Commissioned Officers Club....Free Time at Balboa Park or other San Diego attractions.

 

Sunday, October 14       Members meeting at 9:00 a.m.  … free time to visit San Diego attractions … Group Photo and our Gala Reunion Banquet! 

AND

A Silent Auction:
The night of the banquet bring more that your appetite. There is going to be a silent auction where the highest bidder wins the prize. From WWII items to a Coach bag for the ladies, and unique handcrafted items. All money is donated to the 307th Bombardment Group. 
 

 

 

Monday, October 15     Special group meet and greet on USS Midway and docent tour  … Lunch at Seaport village (on your own) ...  (OPTIONAL)Sea World for the Orca Encounter!

 

Tuesday, October 16     Departure – hugs and goodbyes – or, enjoy more of San Diego!

 

Please complete the 2018 Reunion registration soon – no later than September 1

                           Free airport transfers!  Senior discount on meals!

Contact- Holiday Inn Bayside, San Diego before September 21 for hotel reservations!

(800) 662-8899 or (619) 224-3621; or online at Holiday Inn Bayside Registration

Be sure to mention the 307th BG and

your group number,  T07, for special discount rates!

SPECIAL THANKS TO THE 307th Bomb Wing who will host an aircraft display at MCAS Miramar

 

Membership Renewal Form

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A REMINDER:  

Reunion Sign up and Annual Membership Renewals

Enter all reunion and/or Membership attendees/renewals below.

This is a reminder that all dues are due by January 1st each year

If you have not already renewed your membership(s), please add your Membership Renewal or New Membership to this order.   

Enter member names below.

Members receive full access to our records and help from our historian and all newsletters.


Select Membership Type Below

   
Is this membership order a "New Membership" or a "Membership Renewal?" 
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Please identify yourself / your group!  
 
Number of Guests on This Registration  
 
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Hotel Features

Located just steps from the waterfront and less than 2 miles from the airport, the Holiday Inn Bayside is close to San Diego's naval bases, airport, downtown, Liberty Station, and main tourist attractions.

Free airport transfers make it easy to get in and out of town.

The Free Shuttle is sent from the Hotel.  Once you arrive in San Diego Airport, call the hotel at 619-224-3621 and they will send the shuttle to pick you up.

10% Senior Discount (65 years or better) for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner in the hotel restaurant.

 Hotel Amenities

9 hole putting course, Exercise Room, Shuffleboard, Ping Pong, Pool, Jacuzzi and complimentary rental of bikes with helmets, Outdoor Pool, Heated Outdoor Pool, Outdoor Whirlpool, Cocktail Lounge, Table Tennis/Ping Pong, Wired Internet Available in Rooms, Suites, Business Center, Public Areas and Meeting Spaces, Standard wired Internet service is free for all IHG® Rewards Club members, Wireless Internet Available in Rooms, Suites, Business Center, Public Areas and Meeting Spaces, Standard Wireless Internet service is free for all IHG® Rewards Club members, Concierge Services,Wake Up Calls, Porter/Bellman, Baggage Hold, Safety Deposit Box available, Gift Shop, Convenience Store & Newstand.

             Our Group Room Rate is $129 per night (PLUS TAXES) (single or double occupancy).


Why do we want you to make your
advanced registration as early as possible?

Our reunion team worked tirelessly to lock down the best possible rates in San Diego,  one of the most popular vacation destination in the country!   To keep these rates, we need everyone to register early --  so don't wait!

Make your plans now to join old and new friends from the 307th Bombardment Group and the airmen of our active Air Force successor unit,  307th Bomb Wing!

Click on the link below to obtain a room
Holiday Inn Bayside Registration
OR
Call The Group Desk Now -and ask for the 307th group rate (T07)
(800) 662-8899 or (619) 224-3621
(October 12 thru 16 - departing the 16th 2018)
 
Our special group rate is available 3 days before and after the reunion.


 

Optional Free Time Transportation

 
Friday
October 12, 2018

Arrival Day
Registration Desk Open
:  2:00pm - 18:00pm  Check in & receive your welcome packet.

Afternoon and Evening 'at leisure' (Visit the hospitality room)

And don't forget to ask for your 10% Senior Discount for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner (for anyone 65 years or better!) in the restaurant.
 
 


 

Saturday
October 13, 2018

       VISIT MIRAMAR with the 307th Bomb Wing, A Static Aircraft Display

 - 08:30am - Departs for  Marine Corp Air Station Miramar  
 
 The 307th Bomb Wing will be flying an aircraft into Miramar 
 
Join us for buffet lunch on the deck at "The Rockers" Senior NCO Club.
 
 

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**Balboa Park Tour (OPTIONAL afternoon event)

Balboa Park, named after Spanish explorer Vasco Núñez de Balboa, was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1977. Balboa Park's many attractions are listed below. **  Perfect for the children.!!!

- THE TRAM in the Park

The Summer tram hours of operation are 9:30 AM-8:00 PM daily, through October 31.

Trams pick up from Tram Central every 8-10 minutes (at peak times, 20-40 minutes). Riders may also board at one of the designated pick-up areas around the Park. Make your first stop the Balboa Park Visitors Center (stop 1 after Tram Central) in the House of Hospitality where you can pick up a bi-monthly Events Guide and a detailed map.

Must-see attractions are everywhere throughout Balboa Park. From iconic San Diego landmarks, to massive trees, to watching artists at work, to the World Famous San Diego Zoo, experience the history of yesterday, the beauty of today, and the potential of tomorrow through these memorable attractions, and their stories.

 

Visit the:

Veteran Museum and Memorial Center -

Active Duty & Children under 12 Free,

Vets and Sr $4.00

Adults $5

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Choice of passes  for other attractions in the park

Explorer One Day Pass:

  Adults: $48.00

  Child:   $29.00


With your Explorer One-Day Pass, you can spend the day exploring up to 5 museums in Balboa Park!

Things to know:

  • One-Day Pass is valid for one day only, on day of first use.
  • One-Day Pass allows admission to up to 5 of the participating museums.
  • One-Day Pass is valid for one admission to each of the museums you choose.
  • Children under the age of 3 do not require a ticket to enter the 16 participating museums.
  • There are no blackout dates for the One-Day Pass.
  • Your Balboa Park Explorer passes are valid at the following organizations:
OR
Multi-Day Pass:
 
Adults - $59
Children - $32
Adult with Zoo $101
Child with Zoo $66
 
  • Multi-Day Pass is activated upon first use. It is valid for seven consecutive days beginning with the day of first use.
  • Multi-Day Pass is valid for one admission to each of the 16 participating museums.
  • Children under the age of 3 do not require a ticket to enter the 16 participating museums.
  • There are no blackout dates for the Multi-Day Pass.
  • Multi-Day Combo Pass is a voucher only. Voucher must be redeemed at the Balboa Park Visitors Center within one year of order date.
OR
 
You have the choice to create your own package from any of the below museums and purchase the tickets at the door of the museum.

PLEASE NOTE:  Pass not valid for select events, special exhibitions, and programs. Please check with each individual museums before visiting for information on additional event, special exhibition, and film costs. Multi-Day Combo Pass requires redemption in order to receive San Diego Zoo ticket. (NOTE):  The San Diego Zoo is quite extensive and will require abundment amounts of walking. Voucher can only be redeemed at the Balboa Park Visitors Center (open 9:30 am - 4:30 pm daily.

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Meanwhile, back at the hotel...


Our Hospitality room will be open.  Kick back and have a few laughs and/or a few beverages...or both!



 
Sunday
October 14, 2018
 
-  09:00 - 12:00  - IMPORTANT!  ANNUAL MEMBERS MEETING at the hotel 
-  12:00 - 17:00 Free Time
-  17:00 - Family Reunion Photograph (location to be announced)
-  17:45 - Cocktail Bar available
-  18:00 - 307th FAMILY REUNION BANQUET
We will enjoy Thomas Phillips (LCDR USN Ret.) as a guest speaker from the USS Midway Museum.
AND
Enjoy our Silent Auction:
Don't forget to bring more that your appetite. There is going to be a silent auction where the highest bidder wins the prize. From WWII items to a Coach handbag for the ladies, and unique handcrafted items. All money is donated to the 307th Bombardment Group.
 




 

Registration, Transportation, Tour Fees and Meal Selections



 
                       ----Reunion Registration Fees ---

Enter the number of attendees to be registered on this form.  Please enter all memebers that will be attending the reunion.

** Please place your meal selection below with payment.

Enter # of Reunion Attendees  - All Attendees Must Register
  
Monday
October 15, 2018
 
08:30 - 12:00
 
USS Midway Museum
Group Meet-and-Greet with tour
Parts of the aircraft carrier are NOT ADA accessible.
 
The USS Midway was the longest-serving aircraft carrier in the 20th century. Named after the climatic Battle of Midway of June 1942.
 
The USS Midway has more than 30 restored aircraft and helicopters on display, spanning the decades from the Battle of Midway in 1942, the Korean and Vietnam Wars, to today’s tactical aircraft. Carefully restored, each one represents an aspect of the USS Midway’s long career.
 
The Midway offers a self-guided audio tour (2-4 hours), including the flight deck, hanger deck, and below-deck areas.

Tour Costs: $10.00 per person

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Monday -  Lunch on your own at Sea Port Village.

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Sea World San Diego (OPTIONAL)
13:00 - 18:00

Amazing Animals

Get closer than ever before to amazing animals with an Animal Experience. Swim with, feed & interact with dolphins, go behind-the-scenes with penguins, swim with beluga whales and much more.
 
 
 
Adult Single-Day Ticket - Weekdays Age 3+ ($60.00)
 
The below requires an additional ticket
Venture behind-the-scenes of Penguin Encounter for the exclusive opportunity to come face-to-beak with a penguin.
Find yourself face-to-face with majestic orcas on this unforgettable experience to get closer than ever before.

Dolphin Encounter

For dolphin lovers, this in-water experience allows you to meet, touch and feed dolphins in their own environment
 
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Meanwhile, back at the hotel...


Our Hospitality room will be open.  Kick back and have a few laughs and/or a few beverages...or both!

 
 
Tuesday
October 16, 2018
We'll Say Goodbye

 
- See you at the next reunion!
(Planning starts at the Sunday Business Meeting so don't miss it!)
 

Activity and Transportation Options

 
                   Visit to 307th Bomb Wing B-52 display
                                              at
             Miramar Marine Corps Air Station (Group Activity)


Please Enter The Number of attendees in the Box Below:
Miramar Tour -- Includes Bus Transporataion
Miramar Lunch -- at Senior NCO Club

 


 

          Reunion Banquet Dinner Selections (Sunday Activity)

All meals served with freshly baked rolls & butter, tossed green salad, Herb Roasted Potatoes & fresh seasonal vegetables and chocolate cake for dessert. 

Freshly brewed kona coffee, decaffeinated coffee, hot or iced tea.

                                                                           CHOICES

                           Combo meal of marinated Tri-Tip Steak and Grilled Chicken Breast
                                            servedwith a Wild Mushroom Sherry Glaze. ($51.00)

                                   Poached Salmon with a Soy Ginger Glaze ($51.00)

                            Pasta Primavera (Vegan) - Linguine Pasta with Sauteed Asparagus,
                                        Tomatoes, Sun-Dried Tomatoes, Carrots, Bell Peppers
                                              with a Tomato Basil Sauce. ($49.00)

Enter Quantities Below

 


 
             USS Midway and Sea World (Monday Activity)
                           Enter The Number of Midway Attendees below

 


 


 
Payment Options
and
Steps to check out
 
There are 2 Payment options available for your convenience:
 
- 1. Pay via credit care on the last page of this site with PayPal.
 
-OR- 
 
- 2. Mail your check to our treasurer.
 
After filling in your desired selections above, be sure to check for any items highlighted in RED.  These MUST be corrected in order to finalize the registration and checkout process.
 
Double check all your entries and click
 
[Calculate]
 
to view your total charges. 

Remember to enter zero(0) in empty choice fields.

If paying by Credit Card, click on the Paypal link (CHECK BOX) on the last page of this form
 
Click the
 
[CONTINUE] 
 
button below to continue
 
and submit your registration to the databse or you will not be listed in the reunion.
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If you have questions, please contact:
Jill Wyzywany - 2018 Reunion Host
318-393-5094
or
Greta Walsh  - 307th Treasurer
615-354-3518
or
Jim Walsh  - 307th BGA Reunion Committee, PX Manager
615-268-9110

Make all checks payable to:
 
307th Bomb Group
  C/O Greta Walsh - Treasurer
2032 Mason Lane
Spring Hill, Tennessee 37174
 
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Grand Total:

 

 
$0.00

Pay with PayPal on the last page of the registration form
 
send a Check  to the following address:
 
307th Bomb Group Reunion
  C/O Greta Walsh - Treasurer
2032 Mason Lane
Spring Hill, Tennessee 37174
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