Reunion tours & activities

As space on our tours, including our visit to the International Museum of WW II, is limited, we highly encourage early registration. The last date for Hotel and Reunion registration is June 29, 2018. The reunion registration form and current agenda can be found in this post. For those who join as a new member or renew their upcoming dues by May 31, 2018 as part of our membership campaign (membership information also enclosed), we are offering a $5 registration discount. Download your registration form here and send it in through mail to the address on the form!  WednesdayAugust 1Registration opens at noon, followed by a late afternoon Welcoming event, including an introduction to the International Museum of WWII. Morning and afternoon half-day visits to the International Museum of WW II, lunch at the hotel, morning and afternoon half-day guided bus tours of Lexington and Concord, followed in the evening by our First General Session including a Conversation with Our Veterans, a very...
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2018 membership Dues & Benefits

Want to become a member of the 83rd Infantry Division association? Click the button below to fill out our online application form JOIN US A Special message We are pleased to announce that the 83rd Infantry Division Association has expanded eligibility for Legacy Membership. We also introduce a new category – “Active Duty Membership” for those currently serving in the 83rd Army Reserve Readiness Training Center (ARRTC). What's new? All current spouses, widows, and widowers of those eligible to be a Regular Member, lineal descendants by birth or adoption to include sons, daughters, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren of persons living or deceased who are (were) eligible for Regular Membership and current spouses; and collateral descendants by blood or marriage to include nephews, nieces, grand nephews and nieces of Members, great grand nephews and nieces, current spouses and surviving widows.  For the Association to continue to thrive as a national organization, to continue to honor our veterans, and to continue to preserve and promote the 83rd's historical...
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83rd at the International Museum of World War 2

83rd at the International Museum of World War 2

One of the highlights of our upcoming 72nd reunion in Boston will be a visit to the International Museum of World War 2. Among our other activities the International Museum stands out because of wide variety of historical artifacts detailing the story of World War 2 on both the home and war front. The International museum of World War 2 uniquely integrates the human story with the political and military issues and events that were transpiring in all countries and cultures leading up to and during the world at war. The objects, artifacts, letters, and documents in the exhibitions offer insight into the information, influences and events on both the home fronts and war fronts. They are what people saw , what they read, and what they used; from the tiniest of spy gadgets to an original landing craft, from guns concealed in a cigarette to an all-original Sherman tank, from the lightness of propaganda leaflets to the huge gold swastika...
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72nd Annual Reunion in Boston

72nd Annual Reunion in Boston

We are very pleased to announce that the 72nd annual reunion of the 83rd Infantry Division Association will take place August 1 through August 5, 2017 at the Verve Crowne Plaza, 1360 Worcester Street, Natick Massachusetts 01760.The Verve is adjacent to the International Museum of World War 2, which we will have the honor of visiting in a specially scheduled visit on August 2, 2018. The Museum is home to a spectacular collection of some 7500 documents and artifacts collected by Ken Rendell – a small sampling that you might view includes a program outlining the Nazi party’s original platform with a colored sketch by Hitler, the final draft of the Nuremburg agreement with Hitler’s and Neville Chamberlain’s handwritten notes, Franklin Roosevelt’s letter to the people of France after their defeat by Germany, a June 9, 1944 letter from General Eisenhower to his wife , a letter written by General Patton about the Battle of the Bulge … while it...
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The Association honors deceased veterans from Cuyahoga County

The Association honors deceased veterans from Cuyahoga County

As the 83rd Infantry Division returned to Cleveland for the 71st Reunion ánd 100th Birthday, we pay tribute to the men of Cuyahoga County who were killed while serving with the 83rd. These brave men were honored during a ceremony in Cleveland at the Fountain of Eternal Life. Find the full list of veterans here. (more…)...
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