• 77th Anniversary Iwo Jima Reunion of Honor (Postponed)

THE IWO JIMA ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA HAS POSTPONED THE REUNION OF HONOR MARCH DATES DUE TO THE OMICRON UNTIL THE SUMMER. MHT IS AWAITING UPDATES FROM:

IJAA Executive Director – LtCol Raul “Art” Sifuentes, USMC (Ret) (rsifuentes@iwojimaassociation.org * (703) 212-8128 * Cell (703) 963 6895)

ONCE THE IJAA RESETS THE DATES THE 77TH ANNIVERSARY OF IWO JIMA REUNION OF HONOR TOUR PARTICIPANTS WILL COMMEMORATE THOSE WHO FOUGHT IN THIS EPIC WWII ISLAND STRUGGLE AS THE IWO JIMA ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA RETURNS TO IWO JIMA!

The 77th Anniversary Commemorations has been postponed until Summer 2022 (Dates TBD) on Iwo Jima as the Joint Ceremony with the Japanese will be conducted at the Memorial above Red Beach.  Visits to Mt. Suribachi and the Landing Beaches to walk the "Black Sands" are scheduled.   MHT is the tour partner of the Iwo Jima Association of America (IJAA) and in cooperation with United Airlines we have chartered jets for the day long visit to walk the battlefields of this epic clash during the Pacific War.  Guam will again be the base of operations for the IJAA Battle Symposium and 77th Anniversary Banquet.

Early in the morning the IJAA tour will depart Guam for a day-long Memorial Tour and Observance on Iwo Jima.  Upon arrival, you will be met by the official U.S. and Japanese Government delegation consisting of representatives from the Armed Services. (We will land on the site of Motoyama airfield #2.)  After visiting Mt. Suribachi  and the scene of the famed flag raising captured by Joe Rosenthal on 23 Feb 1945. Afterwards, Veterans and their families will gather near the landing beaches to conduct Memorial Services at the Anniversary Monument. These services, conducted by Dignitaries and Veterans of the United States and Japan, will remember and memorialize those young men who gave their lives during the savage campaign for the island.  Following a box lunch, we will continue touring the island to include the landing beaches. Late in the day we will return to the airfield where this historic day began, to gather one last time in friendship and camaraderie on the sacred soil of Iwo Jima. 

CLICK HERE FOR THE 2022 BROCHURE!

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Here is some of the great media coverage from past Iwo Jima Association of America's "Reunion of Honor"

Stars & Stripes 

NBC News Lifted the Spirits of America

NBC News Veterans Remember the Battle

NBC Meet the Press

BBC Return to Iwo Jima 70 Years On

MarineLink SECNAV Commemorates Battle

DVIDS Interview of Jerry Yellin

ABC Australian TV Report on the Reunion of Honor

Stefan Krasowski's Rapid Travel Chai Travel Blog 

The Iwo Jima Association of America will host the 77th Anniversary Reunion & Symposium in Washington, DC from 16-20 February, 2022.

CLICK HERE FOR SYMPOSIUM/REUNION BROCHURE!

The Iwo Jima Association of America will host a team for the Marine Corps Marathon in 2022 when the race is finally run for real so join them in Washington, DC next Fall. Call LtCol Raul “Art” Sifuentes for more info (703) 963-6895.

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77th Anniversary Iwo Jima Reunion of Honor (Postponed)

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