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461st Bombardment Group (H)

2022 Bomb Groups Reunion

Date - Thursday, September 15 to Sunday, September 18

Wichita, KS

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Wichita Marriott

9100 Corporate Hills Drive

Wichita, KS  66207

(316) 651-0333

Wichita Marriott

Room rates are $102 per night plus tax. Room includes a full, hot breakfast buffet including made to order omelets for 2 per room. Rooms at the group rate will be available for probably three days before and after the reunion dates. Exact dates are yet to be determined.

NOTE: This room block is NOT YET AVAILABLE TO MAKE RESERVATIONS. When that becomes possible, we will post an update. So please check the website regularly.

Parking is plentiful and complimentary.

Free airport shuttle from 7:00 AM – 10:00 PM.

Reunion Events and Activities

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2021 Reunion Expenses Paid for 461st Veterans!

The 461st Association has enjoyed a very healthy cash position for many years now.  The 461st Board of Directors has decided once again that the 461st Bomb Group Association will pay the cost only for veterans of the 461st to include: Registration fee, Group Dinner, Banquet and the Farewell Dinner.  The only cost to the 461st veterans will be the hotel room itself and the tours.

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It is recommended that you reserve your room early.  We have a good sized room block but we ended up running out of rooms last year as too many people waited until close to the reunion time to book and no more rooms were available.  IF YOU BOOK A ROOM AND FIND LATER THAT YOU MUST CANCEL, YOU MAY DO SO WITH NO PENALTY UP TO 24 HOURS PRIOR TO ARRIVAL.  So please, PLEASE, book your room now so if we run out of rooms in the block again, there will be time to add more.

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If you have questions, call Dave Blake at (913) 523-4044

or E-Mail: reunion@461st.org

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Registrations must be received no later than September 1, 2022.  No changes can be made to tours or meals after that date.

Reunion Registration Form

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REUNION 2019 WAS A FANTASTIC SUCCESS!!

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Past Reunions

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  2019 Reunion
2018 Bomb Group Reunion 

2018 - Dayton, OH
98th, 376th, 451st, 455th, 460th, 461st, 464th, 465th, 484th and 485th Bomb Groups met in Dayton, OH this year.

Presidential Unit Citation Medal Presentation Ceremony

Skywrighter article

2018 Vets

Reunion Presentations

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2017 - New Orleans/Kenner, LA

The 376th, 451st, 455th, 461st, 464th, 465th, 484th, and 485th Bomb Groups met in New Orleans/Kenner, LA this year.

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Kenner Proclamation

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Dallas  2016 - Dallas, TX
The 376th, 451st, 455th, 461st, 465th, 484th and 485th Bomb Groups met in Dallas, TX this year.
Veterans attending this reunion and a modified version of the same photo (Thanks to Danny Wasserman for these photos)
Kansas City, MO 2015 - Kansas City, MO
The 461st and the 484th had a joint reunion in Kansas City, MO this year and were joined by the 376th, 451st, 455th, 465th and the 485th bomb groups.
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  2014 - Oklahoma City, OK
Speakers at the reunion
Gary Sinise Tribute
Sheraton Hotel, Omaha, NE  2013 - Omaha, NE
The 461st and 484th had a joint reunion in Omaha, NE this year.  Link is a very large file.
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Radisson, Indianapolis, IN 2012 - Indianapolis, IN
The 461st and 484th had a joint reunion in Indianapolis, IN this year
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Bloomington 2011 - Bloomington, MN
The 461st and 484th had a joint reunion in Bloomington, MN this year.
Chicago, IL 

2010 - Chicago, IL

The 461st went to Chicago, IL for its reunion this year.

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Radisson Hotel

2009 - Tulsa, OK

The 461st went to Tulsa, OK for its reunion this year.

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USAF Museum 

2008 - Dayton, OH

The 461st returned to Dayton, OH for another visit to the Air Force Museum in October 2008.

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St. Louis, MO 

2007 - St. Louis, MO

The 461st had yet another fantastic reunion in St. Louis, MO in September 2007.

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Seattle, WA 

2006 - Seattle, WA

The 461st had a great reunion in Seattle, WA in October 2006.

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Washington, DC 

2005 - Washington, DC

The 461st had a fantastic reunion in Washington, DC in October 2005.

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Louisville, KY 

2004 - Louisville, KY

In Louisville, the 461st visited Churchill Downs, took a cruise on the river and visited a horse farm.

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San Diego, CA 

2003 - San Diego, CA

San Diego in October is great and a fantastic reunion as well.

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Baltimore, MD 

2002 - Linthicum, MD

From this convenient spot, we were able to tour Baltimore and the waterfront.

Las Vegas, NV  2001 - Las Vegas, NV
Shreveport, LA  2000 - Shreveport, LA

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Omaha, NE  1999 - Omaha, NE
Boston, MA  1998 - Boston, MA

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Nashville, TN  1997 - Nashville, TN

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Salt Lake City, UT  1996 - Salt Lake City, UT

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Miami, FL  1995 - Miami, FL

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Hampton, VA  1994 - Hampton, VA

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Fresno, CA  1993 - Fresno, CA

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Dayton, OH  1992 - Dayton, OH

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Rapid City, SD  1991 - Rapid City, SD

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Tucson, AZ  1990 - Tucson, AZ

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St. Louis, MO  1989 - St. Louis, MO

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Tarrytown, NY  1987 - Tarrytown, NY

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Colorado Springs, CO  1985 - Colorado Springs, CO

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Orlando, FL  1984 - Orlando, FL
Williamsburg, VA  1983 - Williamsburg, VA
Dayton, OH  1982 - Dayton, OH
  1981 - Torrence, CA