451st Bombardment Group (H) 15th Air Force

2017 Reunion

Date: Thursday, September 14 - Sunday, September 17

New Orleans, LA


DoubleTree New Orleans Airport Hotel

2150 Veterans Memorial Boulevard

Kenner, LA 70062

Double Tree New Orleans Airport Hotel

The hotel website is:
DoubleTree New Orleans Airport Hotel

Room rates are $99 plus tax and includes breakfast for up to two people per room per day and is good from September 11 - 20, 2017.

Our host hotel, the DoubleTree New Orleans Airport, is sold out and has no rooms currently available for Friday, September 15th and Saturday, September 16th.  We have contracted with the Crowne Plaza Hotel New Orleans Airport as an overflow hotel.  This hotel is located about two blocks away from the host hotel.  See the following file for reservation information at the Crowne Plaza.

Crowne Plaza Hotel

To reserve a room, it is recommended that you call (800) 222-8733 and mention the booking code BGR. This is the fastest and easiest way to reserve a room. IF YOU HAVE ANY SPECIAL REQUESTS (for example: a room close to the elevator, a room on a lower floor, refrigerator in your room, handicap accessible room or really any other special request) please call Robin Jones at (504) 303-3040 between the hours of 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM CST, Monday – Friday. About 80% of the rooms have refrigerators but if you need one, be sure to let them know.
Please reserve your room NO LATER THAN 3:00 PM CST, August 25, 2017. Rooms may be reserved after that time at the group rate only if they’re available. No guarantees are made after this cutoff time and date. To insure that you get the room you want at the group rate, reserve before this time and date. If a reservation is being made after 8/25/17, call Robin Jones at (504) 303-3040. Any reservation may be cancelled WITHOUT PENALTY if cancellation is made 72 hours or more from the check-in date. If a reservation is cancelled less than 72 hours, one nights room rent will be charged.

Onsite parking is plentiful and free for our Reunion.

There is a free airport shuttle that runs to and from Louis Armstrong International Airport 24 hour a day.

2017 Reunion ItineraryWWII Museum Tour Information

The buffet luncheon and Victory Belles live stage show are SOLD OUT. You can still tour the museum without that lunch and stage show. Lunch at the café there is very good.
WWII Museum Transportation Notes

If you have questions, call or email:

Jonathan Tudor at (207) 730-0465,

E-Mail: b24xtrajoker@gmail.com
Susan Tudor Prince at (978) 866-0024
E-Mail: kittyflea@hotmail.com
Dave Blake at (913) 523-4044
E-Mail: reunion@461st.org

Reunion Registration Form

Past Reunions

2017 - New Orleans/Kenner, LA

The 376th, 451st, 455th, 461st, 464th, 465th, 484th, and 485th Bomb Groups met in New Orleans/Kenner, LA.

2017 Reunion image

 Vets and Modified Vets

Speakers at the reunion


Key to city 

2016 - Dallas, TX


The 376th, 451st, 455th, 461st, 465th, 484th and 485th Bomb Groups had a joint reunion in Dallas, TX. 

Veterans attending this reunion and a modified version of the same photo (thanks to Danny Wasserman for these photos).

Speakers at the reunion

2015 - Kansas City, MO

The 376th, 451st, 455th, 461st, 465th, 484th and the 485th Bomb Groups had a joint reunion in Kansas City, MO.

Speakers at the reunion

2014 - Oklahoma City, OK


Speakers at the reunion
Gary Sinise Tribute