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2017 Reunion Update(6/20/2017)

Due to the number of late registrations the hotel has extended registration until June 29th so please contact the PA office at 215-654-1969. Please note there are still tickets available for the tours, banquet and breakfast. To clarify the arrangements for unit CP's, the Engineers and 18th Infantry will have their own CP's and reserved tables at the banquet. See you all soon!

100th Anniversary Items Available!(6/12/2017)

New items to commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the Big Red One are now available and may be purchased here. Also, replica firearms may be purchased here. Disclaimer: Links provided do not imply endorsement by the Society but, merely offer referrals to other 100th Anniversary items.

2017 Reunion Registration Closed(6/8/2017)

The registration for the 2017 Reunion is now closed. Anyone who wishes to make reservations with the hotel, please call them at 816-474-4400. After making reservations, please call Jennifer Sanford at the Society at 215-654-1969.

100th Anniversary Print Available(6/6/2017)

The 100th Anniversary Print, commissioned by artist Matt Hall, depicts 100 Years of the legendary, 1st Infantry Division, The Big Red One, available by clicking on the Quartermaster Tab and then on Commemorative Items.

BRO 100th Anniversary Wine(4/9/2017)

For the 100th anniversary of the Big Red One, we are pleased to announce that our anniversary wine is now available for purchase at https://www.1stdivisionwine.com/. $5 from each order will go as a donation to the Society. Order now as supplies are limited!

2017 Reunion - Looking for Attendees List?(3/20/2017)

If you are looking to see who is attening the 2017 reunion, please go to the members only area to search and view the attendee list!

2017 Reunion Policy(3/3/2017)

The Society Board of Directors has approved (Approve: 13; Disapprove: 0; Table Motion: 1; Abstain: 5) a policy to give priority for attendance at selected events to registered members staying at the Reunion Hotel.

The Society contracted for a specified number of rooms in the Westin. Failure to fill those rooms results in the Society paying penalties.
The contract includes a specified number of attendees at the Conflict Breakfast and Saturday night Banquet. Tours contracts also specify number of seats.

Policy Details:
Priority for available seats to scheduled events shall go to those paying registration fee and renting rooms at the Reunion Westin Hotel, Kansas City MO during the period 26 – 30 July 2017. Exceptions, on a case-by-case basis will be made for those driving RVs, or residing within daily commute distance of the Reunion Hotel. The Society Staff shall adjudicate other special cases.
Available tickets will be sold on a first come, first served basis to those specified in paragraph one above. Ticketed events under this policy include Conflict Breakfast, Banquet, and Tours. After the Registration Cut-off date of 5 May 2017, remaining tickets to all events will be sold on a first come basis to those who paid Reunion Registration Fee.
Society members not registered, not staying at the Westin Hotel may attend the Welcome Party, Memorial Service, WWI Paver Dedication, and the General Membership Meeting.

Command Post (CPs) Allocations: The Society will allocate Westin CPs based on the number of registered members of each Association - Unit staying at the Westin. Those without a designated CP are welcome at Headquarters and Support Units.

Duty First!
Ron Watts

2017 Reunion Registration Now Open!(1/22/2017)

The registration for the 2017 Annual Reunion in Kansas City is now open! Information about the reunion can be found here. For registration, click here to register online. Offline registration is coming soon! Raffle tickets, room upgrade tickets and more can be downloaded here. Please note: the hotel cancellation cutoff date is 5 May 2017, not 25 May 2017 as was published in the Bridgehead Sentinel.

Society of the 1st Infantry Division Launches fundraising drive to expand the 1st ID Monument in Washington, DC(7/24/2016)

We need to add the names and their units of BRO soldiers KIA in Afghanistan and Iraq to those names KIA from WWI, WWII, Vietnam, and Desert Storm. The Society estimates a need to raise approximately $400,000 to develop the architectural design for modifying the existing Monument, employing a contractor, and then adding the names. The Society Goal is to dedicate the updated Monument at the Society of the First Infantry Division Reunion in August 2019.

The McCormick Foundation has agreed to match 50 cents to every dollar contributed up to $50,000. Former 1st Infantry Division Commanding Generals are also making significant contributions.

The Society needs your generosity and support to honor those who have made the ultimate sacrifice while serving with the First Infantry Division in combat. You may contribute on-line by pull down “donations”, fill out the form and check DC Monument Fund. Or you may mail your donation to Society of the First Infantry Division, PO Box 607, Ambler, PA  19002. Donations are tax deductible.

100th Anniversary Raffle (7/24/2016)

Coming soon is the 100th Anniversary Raffle. If you wish to enter, please download and fill out the coupon here. Payment and mailing instructions are on the ticket. Good luck!

Membership: Are your Society Membership Dues paid up-to-date? (7/24/2016)

Are you a BRO veteran who has never joined the Society? Go to “Membership” “Join the Society” and help us defray the costs of supporting the 1st Infantry Division and our Society members.

100th Birthday of the 1st Infantry Division(7/24/2016)

Mark your calendars to attend the Society Reunion in Kansas City, MO 26 – 30 July 2017 and help us celebrate the Big Red One 100 years of service to our Nation. Watch the website for more information.