VII Corps Desert Storm Veterans Association 27th Memorial Reunion Weekend


Spouses are welcome to attend.

(Items marked with an (*) are included in the $75 registration fee; Tree Planting & Memorial Ceremonies are no cost events and open to the public.)

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Friday, 23 FEB

1500: Check in to hotel (as applicable); Courtyard Marriott of Killeen (1721 E. Central Texas Expressway (US 190), Killeen, TX
1600: Operations Center Operational (Audie Murphy Room, Courtyard Marriott)
  • Register with VII Corps DSVA Staff
  • Pick up name badge & mementos
  • Pick up schedule
  • Ops Center will be operational for the duration of the weekend; except when events (as below) are in session
1900: Welcome Reception, Courtyard Marriott, Phantom Warrior Room *
  • Hot and Cold Hors d'oeuvres provided; cash bar

Saturday, 24 FEB

0700: Operations Center Open
0700: Breakfast, Courtyard Marriott (Phantom Warrior Room)*
0830: VII Corps DSVA General Membership Meeting (Courtyard Hotel; Iron Horse Salon) *
1015: Enroute to FHTX via Coach Bus for all who will participate in events at Fort Hood *
1015: Remaining personnel on own until 1345 at hotel
1030: Arrive TJ Mills Gate Entrance, FHTX
1100: VII Corps DSVA Tree Planting Ceremony (1CD Cooper Field Memorial IVO 1st CD Hqs.)
1130: Bus travel to 1st CD Museum*
1145: Static display of current Army Vehicles and Equipment (1CD Museum Parking Lot)
1245: Bus movement to, and lunch at OIF DFAC (cash (ONLY) payment required for lunch; $5.65)
1345: Alternate Bus departs hotel for FHTX *
1400: Alternate Bus arrives TJ Mills Gate, FHTX
1400: Main body enroute to OIF Chapel from OIF DFAC (walking)
1415: Alternate Bus arrives at OIF Chapel
1430: VII Corps DSVA Memorial Ceremony; Commander's Comments - LTG (Ret) Paul "Butch" Funk (OIF Chapel, FH, TX)
1600: Buses depart Fort Hood, enroute to Courtyard by Marriott, Killeen
1615: Arrive at Courtyard by Marriott
1700: Ops Center closes
1800: Registration and Table Place Card pick up moved to Pre-function area outside of Phantom Warrior Room
1900: VII Corps DSVA "Jayhawk Time" Reception (Pre-function area outside of Phantom Warrior Room; at Courtyard Marriott) *
1945: Call to Mess
2000: VII Corps DSVA Annual Dinner; Guest Speaker - MG John "JT" Thomson, DCG, III Corps (Phantom Warrior Room, Courtyard Mariott) *
2200: VII Corps DSVA Annual Dinner ends

Sunday, 25 FEB

0800: Operations Center Opens
0800: Breakfast for hotel guests only (Courtyard Marriott, Phantom Warrior Room)
0900: Recovery Ops (Board Members Only)
1100: Operations Center closes/Recovery Ops end
1200: Depart hotel/Killeen, TX on own