THE GRAND SLAM GROUP
The 379th Bomb Group WWII
Association is organized to perpetuate the history the 379th Bomb
Group (H) (WW II), to remember and honor the memory of lost
comrades, and to educate present and future generations.
Activities include periodic reunions for its members, the
designation and institution of permanent memorials that will retain
a legacy and motivate future generations of Americans to safeguard
its heritage; to maintain contact with widows of veterans; to
educate through the association's Contrail's newsletter, the use of
historical documents, pictures, books, video's, symposiums,
meetings, and the website using individual stories towards achieving
an understanding of the history of the 379th Bomb Group WWII; to
promote and add to the veterans oral histories program and the 379th
artifacts at the Mighty 8th Air Force Museum for present and future
generations to experience; and interface with existing groups of the
US Air Force to further advance our proud heritage.
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2013 Dayton Reunion Information
The reunion package will be added to the website when avaiable.
Crowne Plaza Hotel
33 East 5th Street
Dayton, OH 45402
Please make your hotel reservations by calling the hotel directly at
(937) 229-9835 and ask for in-house
reservations or central reservations at 1-800-948-0424. Please advise the hotel that you are with the 379th BGA
and request the group rate when making your reservation.
reunion officially runs from Wednesday, September 4 through Sunday,
September 8. The hotel rate will be $102.00 per night, plus taxes.
This includes a complimentary full breakfast buffet daily and a
20% discount on lunch/dinner in the
restaurant. The rate will be extended three days prior and three
days following the reunion.