761st Tank Battalion & Allied Veterans Association
59th Annual Reunion, August 23-25, 2007
Embassy Suites Detroit - Troy/Auburn Hills
The 59th annual reunion of the 761st Tank Battalion and Allied Veterans Association was held in Detroit, Michigan, from Thursday August 23rd through Saturday August 25th at the Embassy Suites serving Detroit, Troy and Auburn Hills.
Photos of the 2007 Reunion have been provided by Ivan Harrison, and may be seen in the Gallery by clicking here.
The new documentary film, 761st by Executive Director Steven A. White, Director Pete Chatmon and Association Historian Wayne D. Robinson, Producer, was screened at the 59th Reunion. The 70 minute film depicts the story of the 761st Tank Battalion in words of Battalion members, archival footage, and still photographs. It presents the wartime contributions of the Battalion, personal recollections of its members, the Battalion's post-war struggle for recognition, and the implications for the modern civil rights struggle.
Thursday, August 23, 2007
Registration: 11:00 AM till 5:00 PM
Dinner at local Restaurant
Friday, August 24, 2007
Registration: 9:00 AM till 12 noon
1st General meeting 9:00 AM till 12 noon
Jazz Dinner Cruise 6:00 PM (must have paid $60.00 by 08/09/07)
Saturday, August 25, 2007
Memorial Service 11:00 AM till 12:00 noon
2nd General Meeting (Finish Business; Election of National Officers)
Banquet Dinner 7:00 PM till 12:00 midnight
T. G. Hill Education Fund Award
Fashion Show (Tentative)
Sunday, August 25, 2007