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HOMECOMING 2019 in New Orleans!
See who came!

This year's all-Brats/all-schools reunion event was held August 15-18, 2019, in New Orleans, Louisiana. See all details below, including PHOTOS!



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OVERSEAS BRATS Homecoming 2019
New Orleans, LA
Astor Crowne Plaza New Orleans
August 15-18, 2019

The City of New Orleans…..the jazz capital….the city of Creole culture and a vibrant history is home to Homecoming 2019. No other city has such different cultures, different ethnicities and traditions!


View some past fun times:

"The Gathering OSB" video by Rick Connell. See https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mnNAmnE7Jt4

Homecoming 2019
Approximately every three years a special effort is made to involve as many alumni groups/schools/bases and Brats & Educators together for a BIG reunion called "Homecoming" hosted by OVERSEAS BRATS.

Since 1999 OVERSEAS BRATS has hosted seven Homecomings that involved 200 to 1,611 Brats & Educators.

Benefits To You At Homecoming 2019
* We'll be in New Orleans -- at the French Quarter!
* Great transportation options! (See below.)
* Special mini-course sessions (TBA) will be offered!
* FUN/PARTY/DANCE evening activities Friday & Saturday evenings!
* OVERSEAS BRATS takes care of ALL arrangements, allowing Brats all the free time they need to have fun and party!
* For more information about New Orleans, see (opens in separate window):
  New-Orleans-Must-See-Attractions.pdf


Schedule

Wednesday, August 14
8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Optional visit/movie/luncheon and show at the World War II museum. Separate payment required, use the PayPal registration link for this optional tour, above)

Thursday, August 15
2 p.m. – 6 p.m. Registration & Brats Store.  Location TBA.
2 p.m. Hospitality suites open. 
8 p.m. – 9:45 p.m.  Optional ghost tour of the French Quarter.  Separate payment required, use the PayPal registration link for this optional tour, above)

Friday, August 16
8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. World War II Museum tour for all who selected the comprehensive registration fee.
10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Registration and Brats Store.
5-7 p.m. Registration -- only open for those who registered for the banquets only to pick up their packages/name badges. Location TBA.
All day – Hospitality rooms open.
6 p.m. - Midnight. Dinner/Program/Dance. 

Saturday, August 17
10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Registration and Brats Store.
5-7 p.m. Registration -- only open for those who registered for the banquets only to pick up their packages/name badges. Location TBA. All day – Hospitality rooms open.
9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Mini-course sessions:

9 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. - Session I: “Bratman Returns” with Bratman alias Joe Condrill the President of OVERSEAS BRATS. There’s a LOT going out there in Bratdom. This is a general session for you to pick the topics and Bratman responds!

11 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. Session II: “Black Participation in WW1.” A review of the significant contributions Blacks made during the ‘War to end all Wars.” Hosted by Dr. George Junne, Jr., a national authority on the role of Black involvement in the U.S. military from the French-Indian War to the present.

1 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. Session III: “The Story of the American Soldier is the Story of America.” Honorary Overseas Brat Dean Miller with Visit Fairfax will provide an update on the new National Museum of the United Sates Army, which is scheduled to open at Fort Belvoir in Fairfax County in 2020. This 200 million dollar project, following over 25 years of planning and four years of construction, will showcase the service and sacrifice of the more than 30 million men and women who have proudly worn the Army uniform since 1775. Dean will describe in detail the exhibits, interactive displays, special features and other facets of the museum that will make this a “must see” attraction for anyone who loves America!

All Day – Hospitality Rooms.
6 p.m. - Midnight. Dinner/Program/Dance. 






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