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2024 Reunion/Convention first notice

January 29, 2024
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93rd Bombardment Group Association Heritage League of the 2nd Air Division 467th Bombardment Group Association Annual Joint Reunion/Convention Colorado Springs, CO October 17 – 21, 2024 (with optional extension on October 21 & 22) This year we will gather in Colorado Springs, Colorado in mid-October. Our hotel is the Embassy Suites Colorado Springs located about…

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Christopher Clark, Heritage League president

President’s message, January 2024

January 15, 2024
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Christopher D. Clark(489 & 44 BGs) I am honored and privileged to be elected President of the Heritage League of the Second Air Division. I want to personally thank Marybeth Dyer, our past President, for all her outstanding work for the Heritage League in a number of roles and all of her continuing work as…

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Marybeth Dyer

President’s message, February 2023

February 19, 2023
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“You can never have too many friends” my mom used to say. Well, she was right. Those of us who attended our Boston convention with the 93rd BG found that out. We learned a lot about each other for sure. We created relationships and friendships and appreciated how each organization worked and found out that…

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Kids' Corner #4

Kids’ Corner #4

June 6, 2022
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The Heritage League hopes your holidays were happy. Please download this drawing, color it in, and share it with family and friends. We hope this helps with your understanding of our ancestor’s service with the Second Air Division during World War II. Our Heritage League mission is to educate our next generations about the actions…

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Marybeth Dyer

President’s message

February 10, 2022
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We are all “flying high.” I don’t mean that literally, but emotionally, yes. As I am writing this message to you, some of us in the Heritage League have just returned from our 2021 Convention in Savannah. We joined the 8th AF Historical Society in late October of this year. It was so wonderful to…

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Kids’ crossword: bomber positions

May 4, 2021
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OK kids! Here’s our second challenge. Match up the members of the bomber crew with where they sat on the plane and what their jobs were by completing this crossword puzzle. If you’re not sure, ask your ancestors! Download the crossword puzzle below to get the complete set of puzzle clues.

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Watch our 10-2020 annual meeting on Youtube!

March 15, 2021
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Here’s a chance for you to catch up on our news, visit with some vets, and tour an air field in England, without ever leaving your home! We have created a YouTube video for our annual meeting that was held on Zoom in October 2020.  The video has three segments. Here’s the breakdown with time…

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Marybeth Dyer

President’s message

February 25, 2021
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Happy New Year to all of our members and friends of the Heritage League. I am hopeful for a better 2021. Like everything in 2020, the Heritage League had to be creative on how we would have our annual meeting. Instead of traveling to Memphis in October, we held our very first virtual Zoom meeting…

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How to join a Zoom meeting

Our 2020 Heritage League Annual Reunion is Virtual

September 13, 2020
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We hope this finds you well and coping with this very challenging pandemic. Since 1987, The Heritage League has held a convention each year at an interesting physical place. All members are always invited to participate. Along with socializing and educational programs, we hold our required Annual Member Meeting, where the Executive Committee gives its…

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Marybeth Dyer

President’s Message

August 15, 2020
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Evolution and Technology…. How times have changed with communications from when our Veterans were in East Anglia in the 1940’s and currently how we are communicating in the present. It’s been an amazing transition and evolution. There were many ways that the military communicated in WWII. Here are a few ways: Radio- B24 used a…

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Aliyah Dovey

Our first Kids’ Corner submissions

August 10, 2020
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We are looking for kids to get more involved in the legacy and history of the 2nd Air Division so we asked kids to color a B24 plane and identify their Veteran’s bomb group on the wing. here’s the first set of drawings. Thank you to all the wonderful kids who took the time to…

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Kids' chalk

Introducing the Kids’ Corner

June 8, 2020
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Welcome to the Kids’ Corner! The mission of The Heritage League is educating following generations about the sacrifices of our ancestors of the Bomb and Fighter Groups of the Second Air Division in World War II. Kids Corner is a new idea for Heritage League. Our goal is to involve and educate the next generation. We…

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