The Annual Conference and Reunion is held each year at Fort Indiantown Gap. The is the major activity of the 28th Infantry Division Association's mission. The Annual Reunion is held the Wednesday through Saturday after the Labor Day holiday. Tours of Fort Indiantown Gap, local excursions and a day trip to a place of historical interest are some of the activities available to reunion participants. The week concludes with a memorial service at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery on Saturday morning and a Veteran's Banquet that evening.
2013 Event Planner
Registration starts with the reunion with sign-in and pick up of packets. Be sure to stop at our tour desk to find out about local area attractions that you can visit such as: the Hollywood Casino, Hershey Outlets, Hershey Trolley Tour, Antique Auto Museum, Felicita Spa or the Pennsylvania National Guard Military Museum on post.
Our evening “Welcome Program” offers the evening meal and welcome remarks from the President of the 28th Infantry Division Association, SFC Drew Frengel. Following the meal, the Association’s annual business meeting will be conducted. At the conclusion of the business meeting, there will be time for socializing with friends, old and new.
The primary event of the day is the annual day trip. The details of the trip are being finalized and will be posted her soon.
Other areas of interest are the Hollywood Casino, Hershey Outlets, Hershey Trolley, Chocolate World, Felicita Spa or the museum and simulators on post. You can also spend the day visiting with other Division members at the Community Club in the hospitality suite.
In the morning, a briefing on the activities of the 28th Infantry Division will be presented. After lunch (1300 or 1:00PM), a guided tour of the post will be conducted.
The picnic will be held in the late afternoon and will take place indoors at the Community Club. After the picnic, we will have the very popular band concert featuring the 28th Infantry Division Band.
Saturday: The Memorial Service will be held at the Pennsylvania Veteran’s Memorial in the National Cemetery at Fort Indiantown Gap. All attendees will then be bused to our 28th ID Memorial area on post for a service with the 2nd BCT Monument at their Iraq Memorial. Following this special service, attendees will return by bus to the Community Club for a light lunch. After lunch, all attendees should return to their hotels to relax while we prepare for the banquet. A social hour and annual banquet will be held in the evening. A presentation will follow the banquet by the group, Letters From Home, a WWII Andrews Sisters reenactment group.
If you need information or have suggestions, talk to our people at the Registration Desk.
We would like to make your experience at Fort Indiantown Gap as enjoyable as possible. If you have questions prior to sending in your registration form, please contact Executive Director, MSG Gwenn Underwood (RET) at her home phone number of: 717-944-6721. Or email us at info@28thInfantryDivisionAssoc.org anytime.
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