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Date: June 20 - 23, 2024
Location: Grand Rapids, MI

If your a veteran of the 39th Bomb Group or a relative of one, or a friend and would like to join the 39th Bomb Group Association, we'd love to have you. A membership application is available from the Association page or you may contact one of the people listed below for more information or e-mail us at:

Reunions are a great way to renew old friendships, share in the memories of your accomplishments, teach the younger generations the history of World War II, from those who were there, the veterans of the 39th Bomb Group (VH).

Reunion Headquarters will be at:

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Grand Rapids Downtown
310 Pearl Street NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504
(616) 235-7611

Visit their web site
by clicking here

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General Property Information & Hotel and Room Amenities:

Experience comfort and convenience at the newly renovated Holiday Inn® Grand Rapids Downtown, in the Hotel District. Just 15 miles from Gerald R. Ford International Airport (GRR) and near the DeVos Convention Center, we offer easy access to cultural sites like the Grand Rapids Art Museum (GRAM) and the Gerald Ford Presidential Museum. Enjoy entertainment at Van Andel Arena and family fun at the Children’s Museum or John Ball Park Zoo. Business travelers find nearby corporate giants like Corewell Health, Michigan State University, Steelcase, and Founders Brewing Company. Our eco-conscious hotel offers amenities to enhance your stay like free parking and free Wi-Fi, an indoor pool and hot tub, fitness center and flexible meeting spaces.

At our pet-friendly hotel, we go the extra mile to enhance your stay. Benefit from our free shuttle service within a two-mile radius, free parking, and free Wi-Fi. Enjoy a workout in our 24-hour fitness center and a relaxing swim in our indoor pool. Swim laps or enjoy a relaxing dip in our indoor pool open daily from 6:00 AM – 11:00 PM. At the end of a busy day of meetings or exploring the city, take a soothing soak in the hot tub and unwind. Complimentary towels are provided. Hours of operation: 6:00 AM - 11:00 PM

Burger Theroy - Breakfast, Dinner, Deserts
6:30a - 11:00a Weeddays 7:00a - 12:00p Weekends
From a delightful sunrise sandwich to the comfort of traditional French toast, hearty biscuits and gravy, or classic pancakes, Burger Theory offers a wide array of breakfast options. Enjoy tailor-made omelets, savory wraps, or build-your-own breakfast choices to kick-start your day with a delicious morning meal.
4:00p - 10:00p Weeddays 4:00p - 11:00p Weekends
Explore burger perfection at Burger Theory in downtown Grand Rapids, boasting 4,320+ flavor combos. Our quality burgers are best enjoyed with craft beer. Kids under 11 eat free, and in-room dining is available for added convenience.

Click here for more information about dining at the Hoilday Inn Grand Rapids Downtown.

For more information about the local area and things to in Grand Rapids, please check the hotel's Local Area Page

Rooms – for our reunion
  • King Room
  • Queen Room (2 Beds)

Reunion attendees are responsible for making their own hotel accommodations and travel arrangements

Room Rate: $159.00, plus taxes/fees for the King room or $149.00 plus taxes/fees for a Queen Room with 2 beds. Each is per room per night for a King/Queen accomadation. Breakast is NOT included, but avialble on-site off the menu at reseasble prices. Complimentary Parking is offered for regeristed guests.

Rooms have been requested under the Families of the 39th BOMB GROUP with rates good from Wednesday, June 19 thru Saturday June 22, with check out on Sunday, June 23. Reservations can be made online by visiting the dedicated reservation portal set up for us by clicking here or you may scan the QR Code to the right.

If you would rather not book your reservations online you may call (616) 235-7611. Please book now so we can better plan activites as they are based on the number of attendees. Cancellation of Room: If you find you are unable to attend our reunion and need to cancel your room reservation- Rooms must be canceled by 6:00p prior to your scheduled arrival. Contact the hotel as they are the ones you made the hotel reservation with.

CUT OFF IS 19 MAY 2024 Our room block will be held until this date. So you still have time to make your room reserations and join us at the runion.

Check In: 4:00 pm
Check Out: 12:00 pm
Minimum Check Age:

Hotel Parking: Complimentary Parking for registered guest.

Driving In: Check Google Map for directions to the hotel by ckicking here

Airport & Airport Shuttle Service: Our hotel DOES NOT offer airport shuttle service.

For those flying in:

Gerald R Ford International Airport (GRR) is located (19 miles from our hotel) at 5500 44th Street SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49512. Their web site is: - Transportation options from Gerald R Ford Airport can be found by going to their Tranportation Page

Holiday Inn Grand Rapids lists 3 other airports that service the area

Lansing Capital City (LAN) is located 62.3 miles from our hotel. Their web site is:

Kalamazoo Battle Creek International Airport (AZO) is located 56.1 miles from our hotel. Their web site is:

Detroit Metro Airport (DTW) is located 156 miles from our hotel. Their web site is:

Make sure to mention you are with The Families of the 39th Bomb Group to get the correct rate.

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Reunion Information can be obtained by contacting:

Liz Van Kampen
814 Charles Court
Oregon, WI. 53573
(608) 335-4491