48th Assault Helicopter Company
8th Annual Blue Star Reunion
San Antonio, Texas
November 6th – 9th, 2014

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Situation:   The 8th Annual Blue Star Reunion will be conducted from 06 Nov 2014 to 09 Nov 2014 in San Antonio, Texas.


a.     General Instructions: This Order is sent to get everyone notified about how to make reservations and to provide some general planning information.  A full agenda with more specific information, cost figures for events and a signup sheet is being generated and will be sent as soon as available. 


b.    Location:

The Drury Inn and Suites River Walk 
201 N. Saint Mary’s Street
San Antonio, TX 78205
(210) 212-5200 Phone
(800) 378-7946 Toll Free
(877) 853-6539 Fax

To view the property website go to:


c.      Dates of Operation:  Thursday, 06Nov2014 – Sunday, 09Nov2014.


d.    Room Reservations:

Room rates are: $115 per night plus tax for standard room, suites are at a higher but reduced rate.  Special hotel amenities include:

·        Free full hot breakfast daily

·        Free popcorn and soda from 3 pm to 10 pm daily

·        An assortment of hot and cold hors d’oeuvres from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. daily including 3 complimentary cocktails or wine per person

·        Exercise room

·        Rooftop heated swimming pool and spa

·        Microwaves and refrigerators in each room

·        Free wi-fi

·        Located directly on the famous San Antonio River Walk.

·        Hotel is 8 miles from the San Antonio Airport

·        Convenient trolley system around downtown at $4.00 per day

·        Many attractions are within walking distance of the hotel, including the Alamo

·        Check in time: 3:00 p.m.  Check out time:  11:00 a.m.



In order to secure the special room rates:

        Go Online to:



        Call 1-800-325-0720, ask for the “48th AHC Blue Star;” or use Group Number 2209688.  

·        Reservations may be made at any time up to and including the beginning of the reunion; however, Reservations made after October 5, 2014 will be on a space available/rate available basis.

·        EVENT RATES will be honored two day prior and two days after event dates.

·        PARKING – Has been reduced for our reunion attendees to $10 per night, in their parking garage.


e.       Thumbnail Agenda: This is an overview of the planned events; a detailed agenda will be provided at the TOC along with a detailed listing of “free time” activities which will be available during the reunion. 


06Nov2014, ThursdayCheck in, meet & greet at the TOC. 


07Nov2014, Friday – Museum Tours at Fort Sam Houston.  We will also try to have a photo op as a group at the Alamo after the museum tours.  Details for both will be provided later.


08Nov2014, Saturday - Open time during the day.  List of many interesting sites and activities will be available.  Banquet will be in the evening.  Cost per person for banquet is $35.00.  Raffle will follow the banquet. 


09Nov2014, Sunday – Breakfast, farewells, etc. 


2014 Reunion Shirts

2014 Reunion Shirts are red with an embroidered Blue Star logo

Long sleeve with banded cuffs and dressier mock crew neck $18.

Short sleeve traditional T-Shirt $12.





Long sleeve with banded neck and sleeves -- $18


Short Sleeve T-Shirt -- $12

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