Join us in Southern France and celebrate the 75th anniversary of Operation Dragoon!

WeWe have a travel agent who has organized a group trip for us to make planning easier.  Tim and Stacy can easily coordinate your air travel, airport transfers and book you at the hotel we’ve selected to be our HQ. Please email us at info@551pib.us and we will connect you directly to the travel agent.  This is going to be a celebration you won’t want to miss! GOYA!

The hotel is where the Dillard family stayed last August. It was very nice; located close to all events and within walking distance of stores, restaurants, etc.

Dragoon 75th Anniversary Schedule

Day 1 – Saturday, August 10th

Depart the US for Nice

Day 2 – Sunday, August 11th

Arrive Nice, France

Transfer to Draguignan

Check into the Hotel du Parc

Day 3 – Monday, August 12th

TBD – Local Museums

 Day 4 – Tuesday, August 13th

10:00 a.m.     Le Muy (paratrooper jump)

6:00 p.m.     BBQ/Party in LeMuy

Day 5 – Wednesday, August 14th

10:00 a.m.    Le Mitan ceremonies

2:00 p.m.    Memorial service at Chateau Valbourges

6:00 p.m.    Mock combat attack at Le Muy

8:00 p.m.     Town square party at La Motte

Day 6 – Thursday, August 15th

(Dragoon 75th anniversary day)

8:30 a.m.    St. Tropez – 509th monument ceremonies

11:00 a.m.    St. Maxime beachfront road parade

1:00 p.m.    St. Maxime lunch party

6:00 p.m.    Les Arcs ceremonies

8:00 p.m.    Les Arcs concert/party

Day 7 – Friday, August 16th

8:30 a.m.    Chateau Valbourges ceremony

9:30 a.m.    Draguignan us military cemetery ceremonies

11:00 a.m.    Valbourges lunch party

5:00 p.m.    Trans en Provence ceremonies

6:00 p.m.     Trans en Provence town square party

9:00 p.m.     Le Muy fireworks party, ABC combat demonstration

Day 8 – Saturday, August 17th

St. Martin Vestubie (in the Maritime Alps) for a memorial ceremony

Day 9 – Sunday, August 18th

Depart for NCE and flight to US

Event Location

Hotel du Parc

21 Boulevard de la Liberte
Draguignan, France