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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


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


Hospitality Room Opens-Registration begins


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

Thursday 9 Sep 2021


Hospitality Room Open


Registration and check in


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

Friday 10  Sep 2021


Hospitality Room Open


Depart on bus for Museum of Science and Industry


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


Tour museum


Return to hotel


Dinner on your own

Saturday 11 Sep 2021


Hospitality Room (Closed until Membership Meeting Adjourns)


MCATA Board Meeting


MCATA General Membership Meeting


Hospitality Room re-opens


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


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

Sunday 12 Sep 2021           


Hospitality Room Open- Say final goodbyes


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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