2017 B-57 Canberra Association Reunion
Washington, DC, September 14-18, 2017
The 2017 B-57 Canberra Reunion will be held on September 14-18, 2017 in Washington, DC at the Westin Washington Dulles Airport Hotel, located at 2520 Wasser Terrace, Herndon, VA, 20171. The hotel phone number is 703-793-3366. The room rates are $109 plus tax per night. The hotel provides a complimentary airport shuttle from Dulles International airport ONLY. Parking at the hotel is complimentary. Please make your hotel reservations early. This helps us in having the ability to add more rooms at the group room block. The closer we get to the reunion dates the less likely it is that we will be able to add more rooms to the block at the reduced rate. Making your reservations early does not cost you anything. Room reservations can be made by calling the Westin reservation line at 866-230-0106. Cut-off date for making room reservations in August 14, 2017.
The Reunion Registration Cost is $194 per person. Click here for the reunion registration form. You can pay your dues with this form, even if you do not attend the reunion. Dues for 2 years is $30.
If you are attending the reunion you will receive at no charge a baseball cap for the men and a visor for the ladies. If you want to order extra hats or polo shirts or are not attending the reunion and want to order you can use this form.
Optional ToursFor more than 200 years, the National Mall has symbolized our nation and it's democratic values, which have inspired the world. The National Mall - the great swath of green in the middle of our capital city and stretches from the foot of the United States Capital to the Potomac River - is the premiere civic and symbolic space in our nation. We will stop at the Vietnam Memorial, WWII Memorial, Korean War Memorial and then AF Memorial. There will be time for lunch on your own.
Friday September 15th - 8:30am - 4:30pm - National Mall Monuments Tour
Cost $32 Per Person
Saturday September 16th - 9:00am - 3:00pm - Manassas Battlefield & Winery at Bull Run Wine Tasting & Lunch
Cost $69 per person
The National Battlefield Park provides the opportunity for visitors to explore the historic terrain where men fought and died more than a century ago. The Henry Hill Visitor Center, offers exhibits and interpretation regarding the First Battle of Bull Run, including civil war era uniforms, weapons, field gear and an electronic battle map. We will watch the orientatino film "Manassas: End of Innocence". The movie covers two major American Civil War battles: the First Battle of Bull Run on July 21, 1861, and the Second Battle of Bull Run which was fought between August 28 and August 30, 1862 (also known as the First Battle of Manassas and the Second Battle of Manassas, respectively). After the movie we will take a short guided walking tour of the First Battle of Bull Run at Henry Hill. Next we will visit the Winery at Bull Run, located adjacent to the charming Stone Bridge which crosses Bull Run stream at the eastern entrance of the Manassas National Battlefield Park. The original bridge was destroyed during the First Battle of Bull Run (First Manassas) on July 21, 1861, the first major land battle of the American Civil War.
Sunday September 17th - 11:00am - 4:00pm - Udvar Hazy Air & Space Museum
Cost $23 Per Person
The Udvar-Hazy Center opened in 2003, its two huge hangars the Boeing Aviation Hangar and the James S. McDonnell Space Hangar display thousands of aviation and space artifacts, including a Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird, a Concorde, and the space shuttle Discovery. The Center also offers the Airbus IMAX® Theater (the IMAX theater has an additional cost of $9.00) and the Donald D. Engen Observatin Tower, which gives you a 360-degree bird's-eye view of Washington Dulles International Airport and the surrounding area. Lunch will be on your own at the museum cafe.