Category Archives: 116th Infantry Regiment

Items related to the 116th Infantry Regiment and its history.

The 2017 Tour of Omaha Beach, Bayuex, and Paris is 27 September – 3 October

Our 2017 Tour will be take place September 27 – October 3.  We will include Normandy, Bayuex and Paris on this year’s itinerary. Click this link to view the 2017 France Tour Flier with details and important dates for this tour. Touring “Omaha Beach” and surrounding areas of interest of WWII is a trip you will want to include on your “bucket list” and this is a great way to check it off!

Annual 116th Infantry Regiment 5K Race

In conjunction with the Annual Muster of the 116th Infantry Regiment, the Regiment will sponsor the Annual 116th Infantry Regiment 5K Race in Gypsy Hill Park. Race participants can register online, by mail, or in person, however those registering on the day of the event may not receive a race shirt. Participants will need to check in on the Armory Drill Floor prior to the start of the race.   Check In and Same Day registration at the Howie Memorial Armory, 101 116th Regimental Rd, Staunton, VA. no later than 8:30 AM. Race starts at 9:00 AM.

The link to register online is: http://www.active.com/staunton-va/running/distance-running-races/24th-annual-116th-infantry-regiment-5k-2016

Click 2016 5K Race Registration Information to download the race information letter.

Advance online or mail in registration is $35 per participant. On site Day of the Race registration is $40 per participant. Proceeds from the race go to support the 116th Infantry Regiment Foundation and the Stonewall Brigade Museum.

The 2016 Annual 116th Infantry Regiment Muster

(REGISTRATION CLOSED AS OF NOON 9 NOV 2016)

The Annual 116th Infantry Regiment Muster will be held on Saturday, 12 November beginning with a social at 5:00 PM and Dinner and Program at 6:00 PM. Location is the Stonewall Jackson Hotel and Conference Center in Staunton.

You can register online for the 2016 Annual Muster below. You can also download the paper version of the Muster Invitation Letter and Information and Muster RSVP Card For Mailing If Not Registering Online Below.

Muster Invitation Letter and Information

Muster RSVP Card For Mailing If Not Registering Online Above

Passing of MSG (Ret) Frank Dillon

It is with a heavy heart and sorrow that we report the passing of MSG (Ret) Frank Dillon, a great friend of the 116th Infantry Regiment and Foundation as well as an officer of the 29th Division Association, and key part of Post 64, as well as Chief of Operations for the Virginia Defense Force, passed away this past Sunday, 2 OCTOBER.  RIP Frank … we’ll miss you immensely. 

Service and Visitation Information: http://www.oakeys.com/?pagetype=obitlink&obit_id=1860602

Viewing and Visitation: 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM, Monday, October 10, 2016; Oakey’s Vinton Chapel,627 Hardy Road Vinton, VA 24179

Graveside Services with Military Honors: 1:00 PM, Tuesday, October 11, 2016; Southwest Virginia Veteran’s Cemetery,5550 Bagging Plant Road, Dublin, VA 24084