The 2024 Reunion of the 2d Battalion 1st Marines, Inc. will be held in Milwaukee, Wisconsin at the Hilton City Center hotel commencing on Wednesday September 25th. Our banquet night will be Saturday September 28th and we will depart Milwaukee on Sunday September 29th.

The room rate is $199 per night with discounted parking at $18 a day. The reunion room rate is available to our members for three days prior (September 22nd) and three days after (October 2nd) our Reunion.


1. Call the Hilton Milwaukee City Center at 414-935-5940 

Or use this link:  
Vietnam Veterans of the 2nd Battalion
Vietnam Veterans of the 2d Battalion 1st Marines, Inc.
2024 Reunion – Milwaukee, Wisconsin
September 25 - 29
2. Mention our code of Vietnam Veterans of 2d Battalion 1st Marines

3. Reservation will require a credit card to guarantee your reservation.

4. Reservations may be cancelled prior to 48 hours of reservation date without any penalty. Any reservation cancelled within 48 hours of reservation, or a No-Show will result in one nights charge to your credit card.
The hotel has a breakfast café available to our members at a reasonable price as well as an in-house Starbuck’s coffee shop for those who may want a lighter breakfast.

The hotel’s Miller Time Pub is available for lunch and dinner at reasonable prices with an extensive menu of incredibly good pub grub. For those wishing for fine dining the hotel’s Chop House restaurant is excellent.

Taxi Service from the airport is under $30 with a tip.

To help us plan for a great reunion please visit and take the poll. This poll is to give a good idea of how many will be attending each of the events at the reunion. The poll is non-binding and is only for our use in planning.

Reunion Itinerary:

• Registration commences on Wednesday September 25

• Thursday September 26 – excursion to the Harley Davidson Museum. The cost is $20 per person (discounted price for veterans) HOG members enter free (bring your HOG proof). 

There is a cafe for us to have lunch at the museum. The price includes admission to the museum and transportation to and from the museum.

• Thursday Evening – Birthday cake will be served in the hospitality room at 1900 hours (7:00 pm).

• Friday September 27 – The Ladies Luncheon at 1130 hours-$20.
The rest of the day is a free day for you to explore Milwaukee. For those interested, an evening trip to the ballpark to see the Brewers play the Mets, includes ticket, and buffet,  $65 per person.  If we have enough folks that want to attend the baseball game, we can provide transportation for an extra $10 per person. We will not include the baseball game in the PayPal payment until we are sure there is enough interest.

• Saturday September 28 – Annual business meeting from 1000 – 1200 hours. Banquet happy hour will begin at 1700 hours and the banquet room is open for seating at 1730 hours with the banquet agenda beginning at 1800 hours. The banquet cost is $60 per person. Marines from Fox Co. 2/24 will provide a color guard for our banquet.

Milwaukee has a lot to offer including a variety of ethnic restaurants, an extensive river walk, and the Potawatomi casino for those who wish to take a chance. We will have tourist information available when you check in and a comfortable hospitality room if you just want to catch up with each other.

Hoping to see many of you in Milwaukee this September. 

Semper Fidelis,

Tony Kilroy - President