Saturday, March 30, 2013

American Cold War Veterans Annual Convention 2013

Greetings American Cold War Veterans:

Our annual convention and membership meeting in Washington, DC April 30-May 1 Make your plans now to attend. Time is 
running out and the cutoff date to reserve a hotel room in April 5.

April 30 tentative plans: Tour the memorials and monuments in Washington and a tour of the US Navy Museum located in the Navy Yard. The museum has an excellent and extensive Cold War Wing.

Membership meeting on May 1 to be held in Room 122 of the Cannon House Office Building at Independence Ave. and First St. SE
from 1:00PM to 3:00PM.

You may want to attempt to contact you elected officials for a visit to their office while you are in town. If your Senator/Representative
is not available ask to talk to their veterans affairs staff member.

Our annual Memorial Service for Heroes of the Cold War will be held at Arlington National Cemetery from 4:00Pm to 5:00PM 

The hotel we will be using this year is
The Best Western Pentagon
2480 Glebe Road
Arlington, VA 22206
Phone: 703-979-4400 Be sure to tell them you are with The American Cold War Veterans. To receive the group room rate.
Contact is Erica Simuel or Group Sales
additional phone: 703-682-5500 and ask for Erica. Fax: 703-682-2631
Rooms are two double beds, If you require anything special
please make your request when booking room.

The cut off date is April 5, 2013 so make your reservation early. After the cutoff date reservations are based upon availability
and the price may change.

The rooms are available from April 29 to May 1 the cost is $129.00 plus 10 percent tax per night.
It might be possible to extend your stay for an additional night or two at the same group rate, again
please make your request when booking the room.

The hotel does have a free shuttle available, you will have to call the hotel direct in order to be picked up from the airport-Ronald
Regan Washington National (DCA).

If you plan to attend please advise myself or Frank Tims at


Jerald Terwilliger

---- Jerald Terwilliger Former 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