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The 24th Infantry Division Association

Founded August 1945 on a Philippine Island beach
 

 

24th Infantry Division Association 70th Annual Reunion
February 12-17, 2018 Fort Stewart, Georgia

Ft Stewart Main GateThe 70th Annual 24th Infantry Division Association Reunion and the 24th ID Desert Storm Reunion will join together February 12-17 at Fort Stewart, Georgia in celebration of our coming together to honor the victorious history of our division as well as ensuring the long future of our association with many new members. The highlights of this reunion will be the dedication of a beautiful plaque at Fort Stewart to honor the 18 Veterans of the 24th Infantry Division who have received the Medal of Honor, a special memorial ceremony to remember the fallen heroes of Desert Storm, the annual association meeting and banquet and a luau themed dinner to reminise our Division's Hawaiian heritage.

We invite all 24th Infantry Division Veterans and their families to join us for this historic reunion. It is going to be a great time of coming together!

 

 

REGISTRATION INFORMATION

To Register for the February 2018 Reunion as a 24th Infantry Division Association Member please download, print, fill out and mail the Registration Form (Choose format - Word or PDF)  Important, your registration must be received by Jan 22, 2018)

If you are not currently a member of the 24th Infantry Division Association and would like to join we are super excited to welcome you! Please see our membership information page and send in your application today. Please note that membership in the historic 24th ID association is in no way required to attend the reunion but you do receive some awesome benefits if you join such as being a part of the ongoing association since 1945, receiving our quarterly professionally produced 24th ID Association magazine The Taro Leaf straight to your home by mail which includes awesome articles and stories from Victory Veterans from ALL eras of service. The benefits are amazing and yes by joining you keep our association strong!

To Register for the Reunion as a non-member of the 24th ID Association please complete this form which will be emailed to the DS reunion committee

24th ID FEBRUARY 2018 REUNION ITINERARY - Note that some event times overlap to provide multiple options for reunion attendees

Monday Feb 12, 2018 1200-2200 Open Registration at Econolodge
Monday Feb 12, 2018 1900-2200 Meet & Greet at Econolodge Victory Lounge
Tuesday Feb 13, 2018 1200-2200 Registration at Econolodge
Tuesday Feb 13, 2018 1400 (TBA) Meeting with Public Affairs Office
Tuesday Feb 13, 2018 1700-2200 Meet & Greet at Econolodge Victory Lounge
Wednesday Feb 14, 2018 1000 (TBA) Tour of Ft Stewart Museum
Wednesday Feb 14, 2018 1000-1700 Card Tournament Econolodge
Wednesday Feb 14, 2018 1700-2200 Meet & Greet at Econolodge Victory Lounge
Wednesday Feb 14, 2018 1900 (TBA) Casino Night Econolodge Victory Lounge
Thursday Feb 15, 2018 0900-1530 Tour of Ft Stewart and DFACS Lunch (cost $6)
Thursday Feb 15, 2018 1600-1700 Rehearsal for Ceremony at 24th ID Memorial
Thursday Feb 15, 2018 1800-2200 Auction and DJ Econolodge Victory Lounge
Thursday Feb 15, 2018 1900-2100 24th IDA Board of Directors Meeting La Quinta Hospitality Room
Friday Feb 16, 2018 0900-0930 Rehearsal for Ceremony at 24th ID Memorial
Friday Feb 16, 2018 1000-1200 Medal of Honor Plaque Dedication and Desert Storm Memorial Ceremony
Friday Feb 16, 2018 1200-1330 Lunch (TBA)
Friday Feb 16, 2018 1330-1430 Educational Speaker Servce Member Econolodge
Friday Feb 16, 2018 1400-1600 24th IDA Annual Member Meeting La Quinta Hospitality Room
Friday Feb 16, 2018 1500-1600 Educational Speakers Spouce and Family Econolodge
Friday Feb 16, 2018 1800-2200 24th IDA Annual Members Memorial Banquet Club Stewart (cost $30)
Friday Feb 16, 2018 1900-2300 Rock n Roll Freight Train at Econolodge Victory Lounge
Saturday Feb 17, 2018 1000-1500 Card Tournament Econolodge
Saturday Feb 17, 2018 1000-1500 Social Time at La Quinta Hospitality Room
Saturday Feb 17, 2018 1700-2200 Luau Dinner at Econolodge
Sunday Feb 18, 2018 Checkout and Departures

HOTEL INFORMATION

There are two hotels in Hinesville, GA that we have made advanced discount rates available and we highly encourage you to make your reservations as soon as possible

1. La Quinta Inn & Suites will be the HQ hotel for 24th IDA 912-369-3000. To take advantage of the $80/night rate (plus tax & fees) you must mention 24th IDA Reunion. The special rate is good a day early and a day later than the reunion. The address is 1740 E Oglethorpe Hwy, Hinesville, GA 31313

2. Econolodge will be the main HQ for 24th ID Desert Storm Veterans Call (912) 368-2275  for reservations and be sure to let them know you are with the 24th Infantry Division Reunion for a special rate. The hotel address is 726 E Oglethorpe Hwy, Hinesville, Georgia 31313

FOR THE THURSDAY FT. STEWART TOUR AND FRIDAY CEREMONY EVENTS YOU WILL NEED TO PROVIDE YOUR OWN TRANSPORTATION TO THE EDUCATION CENTER AT THE MAIN GATE AND ARMY BUSES WILL CARRY US TO THE EVENTS. BANQUET ATTENDEES WILL BE PRE-REGISTERED FOR GATE ENTRY.


24th IDA members should contact Association president Don Maggio if you have any questions. Email - the24thidavp [at] aol.com