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Is there someone from your days in the military that you haven’t seen in years?


You’ll never know unless you attend the . . .




Chicago, IL ~ October 4th-9th, 2006


Chicago, known as the “Windy City†offers more to do and see than any city in North America. You will be awed by the gleaming skyscrapers, the beautiful lakefront, breathtaking architecture, wonderful museums, theater, restaurants and world-class shopping along the Magnificent Mile. You will have the opportunity to experience some of the city’s top attractions.


Reunion events include a spectacular sightseeing tour, a visit to the Navy Pier with plenty of time to browse the museums and waterfront area. You will enjoy a cruise which will provide a spectacular view of the city skyline, and special day trip to Cantigny Park to visit The First Division Museum which is dedicated to the history of the Big Red One. Of course, there will be many opportunities to spend time with shipmates, friends and family.


The reunion officially runs from Wednesday, October 4th until Monday, October 9th. There are a limited number of rooms available before and after the reunion at the same rate. You will be staying at the Hyatt Regency Woodfield located at 1800 East Golf Road, Schaumburg, Illinois 60173. The website for informational purposes only is . The Hyatt Regency Woodfield is located close to many of Chicago’s most popular attractions.


This full service hotel offers many amenities including a fitness center, 2 pools, 2

on-site restaurants, a coffee bar, as well as room service. For those of you driving, the reunion hotel offers plenty of free parking. The closest airport to the hotel is Chicago O’Hare (ORD). For those of you arriving at the Chicago O’Hare Airport, transportation to the hotel is available with All Star Cab. The rate is approximately $21 each way per cab. Please contact All Star Cab directly to confirm transportation rates and times. The contact phone number is 847-531-5900.


The room rate is just $99.00 plus tax per night. Please make your hotel reservations TODAY by calling the hotel directly at 847-605-1234 between 9-4 pm CST and ask for in-house reservations. Mention that you are with the 157th Infantry Reunion to assure you are associated with your group. You may request specific room types when you call to make your reservations (handicap accessible room, etc.). The hotel check-in time is 3:00pm. Please, don’t expect to get

into your room before then.


Make your hotel reservations NOW! You may cancel your hotel room later and not be charged. Due to the popularity of this city the hotel will sell out fast – additional rooms will be at a higher rate - so don’t get left out by waiting too long. Our special rate is good until the rooms sell out or August 25th – whichever comes first.


Reunion reservation forms and a roster of reunion attendees will be available on

line at If you have questions about the reunion please call Military Reunion Planners at 817.251.3551or email:


Travel safely and we will...


See you in Chicago!