Knoxville, TN (PressExposure) December 17, 2008 -- The 18th annual winter âSnowbirdâ reunion of the 101st Airborne Division Association will be held February 11-15 at the Ramada Plaza Hotel and Inn Gateway. Among those in attendance will be veterans who fought under the 101st banner in World War II, Vietnam, Desert Storm, Afghanistan, and Iraq, including current active duty troops recently returned from a third tour of duty in Iraq.
Hosts of the winter reunion, held annually in the Orlando/Kissimmee, FL, region, are the Associationâs Sunshine State and Gulf Coast Florida chapters.
Organized in Southern Germany in 1945 by World War II veterans, the 8,500-member Association holds its annual summer reunion at a selected metropolitan site. The 2008 reunion city was Reno, NV. In 2009, the 64th such meeting will be in Hampton, VA, September 9-13, with the 2010 location scheduled for Indianapolis, IN.
Further information is available by calling the 101st Association office at: Telephone: (931) 431-0199, Ext 35; E-mail: assocmemberinfo ( @ ) comcast dot net; Fax: (931) 431-0195); or visiting the Website: http://www.screamingeagle.org .
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