Desert Storm 30

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Continue the Reunion?

The reunion has been postponed to 14/15th January 2022.

Moving the Reunion

I have been negotiating with the Forest of Arden and asked them to provide dates we could push back to. Unfortunately, due to weddings being pushed back from 20 to 21 they have no availability until mid Nov. I have therefore, made the decision to push back one year to 14/15th of January 2022.

I will be sending out emails to those of you who have registered to confirm you are still interested in attending given the new dates. If you were unable to attend in ’21 but would like to in ’22 then please register below.

Sorry for all this but I’m sure you will follow the logic.

You can keep an eye on this web site for the latest information. I will contact you if any major changes take place.

Registration

To help me manage the situation I would like you to tell me your current thinking. Please complete the registration form on this page and submit it to me. It will enable me to keep a close eye on what the general view is and also let me easily promulgate news to you all.

Please read the whole page for all details

Reunion Details

Criteria to Attend

Were you detached to Dhahran with the Mud Moving or Recce Tornado GR1s during Desert Storm?

Were you based at Brüggen and sent down to Bahrain during Desert Shield? 

Were you holding the fort on the Sqns back at Brüggen when we were deployed?

Hoorah! See you there!

Date

It was at 162300Z on the 16th of Jan 1991 when we launched mission 4431G to attack Mudaysis airfield in Iraq with JP233. 

On the 14th/15th of January 2022 we are aiming to celebrate the 31st anniversary of this occasion.

Location

Marriott Forest of Arden, Maxstoke Lane, Meriden, Birmingham, CV7 7HR

Accommodation

Accommodation can be booked through me which you will pay for on a personal basis when you check out.

I have negotiated a reduced rate as follows:

Double room £ 114.00/night

Single Room £ 104.00/night

Family Room £ 134.00/night

If you are a Marriott Bonvoy member you may wish to book directly – PLEASE LET ME KNOW IF YOU ARE!

If you have any additional accommodation needs let me know on the registration form.

Friday Night – Happy Hour

Friday night is a casual dress happy hour for people to meet and greet. There are no formal arrangements other than meet in the bar.

Saturday Night – Formal Dinner

Saturday night is a formal dress dinner 1900 for 1930. Pre-dinner drinks will be provided in the foyer. There will be a discounted bar in the function room for after dinner drinks.

Costs

The cost of the event which includes pre-dinner drinks, dinner, wine, port and entertainment will be in the region of £65 per head. I’ll have a better idea when I have all the costs and the number attending. I’ll keep you posted.
 
You will be responsible for paying your accommodation charges and BAR BILL when you check out. This is a Marriott hotel and the drink costs can be high so start saving now – any complaints, speak to Reckless!

 

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Please complete the following registration for me. Many thanks.

Desert Storm Images

If you have any images from back in the day let me have them and I'll post them up here!