The Centennial of the FRA is November 11, 2024, at the Arlington Cemetery, with a reception to follow at Patton Hall.
Centennial events will follow in the next newsletter.
As a member of The Military Coalition (TMC), we are the host organization for the Veterans Day Arlington Cemetery activities. Whoever is the National President will be the Master of Ceremony at the Memorial Amphitheater. It also gives shipmates and auxiliary members an opportunity to attend.
The 96th FRA/91st LAFRA Convention will be held November 12-16, 2024, with Post-Board Meetings of the FRA and The Auxiliary of the FRA.
The convention will be held at the Double Tree by Hilton Annapolis, at 210 Holiday Court, Annapolis, MD 21401. The telephone number is 1-410-224-3150.
Information on the rooms and their costs are in the attached Convention Newsletter #1. Be sure to follow their instructions on pages 3 and 4 to make your reservations.
It is off US-50. They offer a free shuttle within five miles, including to the Westfield Annapolis Mall, restaurants around Annapolis Town Centre, and the US Naval Academy. Enjoy free parking, their Olympic-sized pool, and dining at their on-site restaurant, Ports of Call. They welcome you with a fresh DoubleTree Chocolate Chip Cookie.
• There are NO microwaves in the individual rooms.
• Microwaves are in the passageways near the ice machines.
• There is a restaurant on the property serving breakfast, lunch and dinner.
• If you want a fridge, you need to reserve a room with the fridge included.
See directions below.
• If you want a room other than the standard king/double queen room,
you need to call directly to reserve.
** THERE IS NO HOTEL SHUTTLE SERVICE TO AND FROM THE AIRPORT**
In addition to the above pool, on-site restaurant and free parking, other amenities are:
Free WiFi Non-smoking rooms Connecting rooms Digital Key
EV Charging Fitness Center Pet Friendly rooms Room Service