Wednesday, April 6, 2011

American Cold War Veterans Annual Meeting May 1, 2011

The American Cold War Veterans will hold our annual meeting on May 1, 2011
Our annual meeting will be at the Best Western-Pentagon in Arlington, VA.

The meeting will be in the Halsey Room of the Best Western-Pentagon from Noon to 2PM.
We will then proceed to Arlington National Cemetery for a Memorial Service at 3PM.
Following the ceremony we will disperse in small groups to place flowers on
the graves of Cold War Heroes.

Hotel Information:

The Best Western Pentagon Located at 2480 Glebe Road Arlington, VA 22206
Phone 703-979-4400 Toll Free 866-702-4947 Fax 703-682-2361 email
Be sure to mention that you are with the American Cold War Veterans to receive the group rate.

Cut off date for reservations is April 11 after that date reservations and rates are subject to availability.

We have a block of twelve rooms reserved for the period of April 29 to May 2. Rooms are with two queen beds. Check in time is 3PM, check out is noon.

Room rate is $87.00 plus tax 10.25% and occupancy tax of 5.25%

Includes free parking, fitness center, business center, wireless internet, deluxe Continental Breakfast hotel
shuttle available from 6AM to 10PM  to Pentagon City Metro Station/Fashion Center Mall and Reagan Airport.

Upon arrival at airport call the hotel to arrange for shuttle pickup.

Monday we plan to storm the Hill. Please attempt to arrange meetings with your Senators and Congressmen/women.
We will also do "drop in" on other members as time permits..we want to talk to as many people
as possible. We will be asking Senators to become cosponsors to S.204 The Cold War Service
Medal Act of 2011.
Asking Congressmen/Congresswomen to introduce legislation with the same wording as S.204.
Also we will ask to ensure that a provision for a Cold War Service Medal be written into the
National Defense Authorization Act of 2012.

Jerald Terwilliger
National Chairman
American Cold War Veterans
"We Remember"

---------------- "And so the greatest of American triumphs... became a peculiarly joyless victory. We had won the Cold War, but there would be no parades." -- Robert M. Gates, 1996