USARSUPTHAI ASSOCIATION

"Mia Pen Rai Cop"

Scheduled Reunions for Southeast Asian Veterans Groups

USARSUPTHAI ASSOCIATION REUNION 2016

8-10 SEPTEMBER 2016 REUNION

USARSUPTHAI ASSOCIATION

COLORADO SPRINGS, COLORADO

 

REUNION INFORMATION

The USARSUPTHAI ASSOCIATION is proud to announce our reunion 8-10 September 2016 at The Academy Hotel in Colorado Springs, CO, for more detailed information go to the www.usarsupthai.webs.com or to www.facebook.com/groups/154849561231642/.

 

The Academy Hotel is located at 8110 N. Academy Blvd. in Colorado Springs, CO 80920 (near I-25 and North Academy Blvd, close to the USAFA) and across from the Chapel Hills Mall in Colorado Springs.

 

Make your reservation by calling (719) 598-5770 or (800) 766-8524 to obtain the USARSUPTHAI ASSOCIATION reunion rates:

·        Leisure Guest Rooms, King or Queen @ $69.00 per night

·        Executive Guest Rooms, King or Queen @ $79.00 per night

 Group rates have been extended from 7 - 11 September 2016 for our guests who wish to arrive a day early or depart a day after the reunion.

Check in begins at 4:00 pm on Thursday 8 September 2016, and check out at 11:00 am on Sunday 11 September 2016. We have reserved a block of 20 rooms that provide us a complimentary hospitality (meeting) room.

 

For those who attended the last reunion we conducted a seminar about “VA, Herbicide Exposure & Thailand Veterans” which was a huge success.

 

The focus on this reunion will be a seminar “Proving AO Exposure in Thailand” on 10 Sep conducted by US Army Veteran and Author Chris Attig – Veterans Law Blog

 

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

·        8 SEP 2016 (THURSDAY)

o   CHECK BEGINNING @ 4 PM

o   HOSPITALITY ROOM OPEN 4PM – 8PM

o   THAI RESTAURANT 6 PM

§  THAI MINT

§  THAI BAZIL

§  LANNA THAI)

·        9 SEP 2016 (FRIDAY)

o   HOSPITALITY ROOM OPEN 8AM – 8PM

o   BREAKFAST IN HOTEL, OR ACROSS THE STREET AT DENNY’S

o   LUNCH AT LOCAL RESTAURANTS OF YOUR CHOICE

·        10 SEP 2016 (SATURDAY)

o   HOSPITALITY ROOM OPEN 8AM – 6PM

o   BREAKFAST IN HOTEL, OR ACROSS THE STREET AT DENNY’S

o   SEMINAR ON “PROVING AO EXPOSURE IN THAILAND” –  CHRIS ATTIG 9AM – 11AM

o   LUNCH AT A LOCAL RESTAURANT OF YOUR CHOICE

o   BANQUET @ HOTEL 6PM – 9PM (Chicken, Beef, Pork or Fish – $35 per person)

·        11 SEP 2016 (SUNDAY)

o   CHECK OUT 11AM

 

NOTE: The hospitality room will be open daily throughout the reunion for sharing photos, memories and catching up with friends (old and new). There will be an exhibit on Quilts of Valor (QOV) and information on how to nominate a Veteran to receive a quilt, back in your home town.

 

Due to the availability of local attractions, please pickup a brochure in the lobby and feel free to use your time wisely. Suggested: United States Air Force Academy (Cadet Chapel, Visitors Center, Vietnam Veterans Memorial & Cemetery) (at least have one ID Card holder in each vehicle);; Garden of the Gods; Old Colorado City (west Colorado Avenue); Manitou; Pikes Peak (drive to the top with an experienced driver); Cripple Creek (casino’s); Victor (museum); Dragonman Arms  & Colorado Springs Military History Museum (fee); World War II Aircraft restoration museum (guided tours) (fee); Peterson Air Force Base has an Aircraft Museum that is outstanding (at least have one ID Card holder in each vehicle); Fort Carson (at least have one ID Card holder in each vehicle).

 

If you’re new to the Pikes Peak area, check with our locals or returning attendees for help and/or assistance in getting to these venues.

 

Remember you are now at 6,000 feet above sea level and should drink lots of water and try NOT to exert as much effort as you would back home (go easy).


REGISTRATION INFO

USARSUPTHAI ASSOCIATION REUNION 2016

8 – 10 September 2016

The Academy Hotel – (719) 598-6770 or 800-766-8524

8110 N. Academy Blvd

Colorado Springs CO 80920

 

Reunion Room Rates (Executive Suite - $79 per night), (Leisure Suite - $69 per night)

Request Double or Single Queen or King & notify if handicapped accessible is preferred.

 

I plan on attending the reunion ______________________________________.

                                                                             (Name for nametag)

 

My Unit (s), Base (s) & Dates in Thailand _______________________________,

 

 

I will be accompanied by             ______________________________________,

                                                                              (Names for nametag)

 

My home address:        ________________________________________,

 

                                         ________________________________________,

 

Contact Phone #:           ________________________________________,

 

Email address:               _________________________________________,

 

Buffet Meal                     ____ Number of Meals   @ $25 each = $_________ total

Reunion Registration Fee (Non-Refundable)                                                                                    $20.00

 

                         Make Checks Payable to: 519th TAT, Check # _________ Total Enclosed $__________

 

Mail this form along with check to: Joe Wilson, 1530 Winnebago Rd, Colorado Springs CO 80915