548th and 67th Reconnaissance Association

Reunion Updates

Reunion 2021 update 14 Sept 20 
(Send changes and comments to forsythj223@hotmail.com

If you are a member and did not get this reunion information by email, we do not have your current email address, please send to forsythj223@hotmail.com, if you are a former member of the 548 RTG/RTS, 548 ISRG, 67 RTS, or 6 PG, please join by filling out the membership application above. 

Also, if you move, change phone numbers, or email let us know so we can update the database.

   Due to COVID 19 we have rescheduled our reunion for March 25-27, 2021 in New Orleans.  In January we will look at the situation and may have to reschedule for the fall, the safety of our members is #1.  If you are planning on attending or might attend, please send me an email at forsythj223@hotmail.com, include the number in your party attending and if you are not booking a hotel room or going to the museum, or watching the movie at the museum.  The hotel rate for the reunion is $169/night plus tax $6 less then more a night than in November.  

   We have a block of 20 rooms.  Of the 20, three are two queen beds, do not reserve these unless by really need then.  I smoke tested the reservation site, you can only reserve 25 March, to check out on the 28th, if you are staying longer you will have to make your reservation on the phone.  Use group code "548".  Here are the links they provided.

Group Information

Group Name: 548th/67th Reunion
Group Code: 548
Check-in: 25-MAR-2021
Check-out: 28-MAR-2021
Hotel Name: Embassy Suites by Hilton New Orleans
Hotel Address: 315 Julia Street
  New Orleans, Louisiana
  Zipcode - 70130
Phone Number: 1-504-525-1993

 Be sure to cancel your reservation and change your flights if you made them for November.  I have a list of those who have paid and will carry it over.



548th and 67th Reunion New Orleans

March 25 - 27, 2021

Embassy Suites Hotel New Orleans Convention Center

315 Julia St, New Orleans, LA 70130

Tel: 1-504-525-1993

Registration Cost: $100/person, includes the World War II Museum with movie, banquet dinner and vans to the museum , if you are not going to museum or are paying for it on your own (No Movie), the cost is $75/person.  Please pay by March 15, 2021, if you cancel before March 15, 2021, we will refund the full amount, after that we will refund anything we are not charged for by the hotel.  You can either pay via:

    - Paypal to webmaster@548rtg.org

    - Check/money order mailed to 548th and 67th Recon Assoc, PO Box 75549, Kapolei, HI 96707, made out to same. 

With your payment, please include a note with the names you want on your name tags


Cutoff Date for Reservations: March 5, 2021, reservation must be made before this date.

(Note: Reunion room rate is $169 per night (Plus taxes). Valet parking only at hotel at $42/day (plus tax).

* 1 night's deposit due at time of booking

* 2 nights minimum stay required

* 72 hours prior to arrival date no charge to cancel policy

* $90 early departure fee

* $10 per person round trip baggage fee for group arrivals of 10 people or more arriving at the hotel at the same time.

* $20 per person charge after 2 occupants in the room over the age of 18.

* Parking is Valet Only. Prevailing rate over contracted dates will apply.


Thursday March 25:  Arrive hotel, I arrive in the morning and should be in the lobby or that general area by 1300 to hand out name tags and other information.

        - 1730 to 1900, Evening hotel reception in the hotels Main Tower with

complimentary beverages, cocktails, wine and beer.

        - 1900 Diner on your own or as a small groups.   Across the street from the hotel you have Galliano, which looks good or Mulates, two and a half blocks from the hotel.  Advise making reservations early at any place you are eating.

          - 2100 to ?, Free time.

Friday March 26:  Complimentary Breakfast Hotel

             - 0950 Vans to the National World War II Museum, if necessary I will standby at the hotel with a van until 1020 to pick up any stragglers.

                  -Entry fee:  We are being charged a group rate of $17/person, plus $7 for the movie Beyond All Boundaries 4D, which is included in your reunion  registration fee, normally the museum admission price is $24.50 for seniors and $18 for military (includes retired). If you are not seeing the movie, you will need to buy your own ticket, preferably in advance online

            - 1100 Lunch at the museum's The American Sector Restaurant and Bar, pay as you go, probably no group seating

             - 1600 Vans to the hotel, anyone wanting to return to the hotel earlier can call me on a cell phone number I will provide at check-in and I will give you a ride to the hotel, it is a long six block walk.

             - 1730-1930, Evening hotel reception

             - Dinner on your own

             - 1930-? Free time.

Saturday Mach 27: 

            - Tour on your own tour with the New Orleans Hop On-Hop Off buses, which stop in front of the hotel every 30 minutes, cost is $39 for a 24-hour pass, also available are trolleys, buses, streetcars or your own car.  See suggested tours attached.

            - 1800 Banquet Room open, socializing, dress business casual or aloha wear

            - 1845-1900 Business Meeting

            - 1900 Opening ceremony

            - 1915-2000 Banquet Buffet Dinner             

Entree Choices:  Roasted Beef au jus, Blackened Fish New Orleans seasoning, Chicken Picatta lemon caper sauce

Soup:  Corn & Crawfish Bisque

Salad: Arugula Salad creole tomato, cucumber, red onion, creole mustard vinaigrette

Accompaniment: Roasted Potatoes

Specialty: Shrimp Creole stewed tomato, gulf shrimp, white rice

Desert:  Southern Pecan Pie graham crust and Carrot Cake cream cheese icing

            -2000-2100:  Guest Speaker Ken Kelly and Larry O'Dell talk on the Civil Air Patrol.

            -2100-2200:  Socialize

            -2200- ?:  Farewell to Nola

Sunday:  Check-out of hotel

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