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!
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
Click below for the full color version of the Spring Edition of “The Twenty-Niner”
A summary of the Operations of WWI – the organization and history.