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Transporters,

After a year's delay due to the COVID-19 virus and associated quarantine shutdowns, we are

finally ready to proceed with our 2021 VMGR/VMR MCATA Annual Reunion and General Membership

Meeting. 


We will hold the full event for 2021 in the same place we planned for last year. The reunion and meeting

will be held Thursday Sept. 9 through Sunday Sept. 12, 2021 at the Rosemont Embassy Suites Hotel  in 

Rosemont, Illinois at O'Hare Airport. The schedule of events is as follows:


General Schedule of Activities:

Wednesday 8 Sep 2021

1500-2330

Hospitality Room Opens-Registration begins

1900-TBA

MCATA Group Early Bird Dinner “Get Together” (Pay your own)


Thursday 9 Sep 2021

0830-2330

Hospitality Room Open

0900-2330

Registration and check in

1500-2330

Bus trip for evening at Navy Pier and optional Architectural Boat Cruise


Friday 10  Sep 2021

0830-2330

Hospitality Room Open

0930

Depart on bus for Museum of Science and Industry

1130-1300

Buffet luncheon at Museum of Science and Industry $75 per person (includes bus, luncheon, museum entrance fee and U-505 submarine guided tour

1300-1600

Tour museum

1700

Return to hotel

1900-2300

Dinner on your own


Saturday 11 Sep 2021

1015-1130

Hospitality Room (Closed until Membership Meeting Adjourns)

0830-1000

MCATA Board Meeting

1015-1130

MCATA General Membership Meeting

1130-1630

Hospitality Room re-opens

1700-1800

Banquet Cocktails (Cash bar) (Hospitality Room closed during banquet)

1800-2200

Banquet $69 each person (select # and menu at end of this form)


Sunday 12 Sep 2021           

0830-1200

Hospitality Room Open- Say final goodbyes

1200

Drive or fly away


Early check in is Wed. Sept. 8. Rosemont is right next to O'Hare Airport and just a short train ridinto

downtown Chicago. 


It is the perfect site for a reunion such as this. We will continue to work with the hotel to make it as

safe and enjoyable as possible for all concerned. 


Here's what you need to do right now:

1. Make sure your membership dues are paid up. If your name is NOT on this list, we don't have you

registered as a member in good standing with dues paid for calendar year 2021. 



2. Mark your calendars and set a reminder for 9-12 Sep 2021.


3. Go to this private MCATA link to reserve your hotel room if you haven't already done so. 


Hotel MCATA Reservation Site

4. Or, call 1-800-774-1500 to reserve your room. Be sure to mention Marine Corps Air Transport MCR to get best room rates. Note: Two thirds of blocked rooms are already reserved, so hurry. 


5. Then, register for the reunion and planned events go to this link to register: 



6. We prefer you register online and you can still pay by check, but if you prefer a paper form you can

download one at this link. 



7. Now, call a Transporter buddy from your time in the community and ask them to join you. Once

you are an active member you have access on this website to our member directory. Look there to

see if you know anyone you'd like to contact. On the online registration site you can see who else

has already registered. 


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