1st Annual Commemoration of the 1941 Louisiana Maneuvers & Grasshopper Fly-in

Date September 26 - 27, 2014 | 06:00 AM - 05:00 AM
Contact Person Sharon Hyde Beltz
Contact Email Address friends@deridderarmyairbase.com
Contact Phone Number 337 424 9880
Website www.deridderarmyairbase.com
State Louisiana
Location 1220 1st Ave, DeRidder, Louisiana, 70634, Beauregard Regional Airport (KDRI)
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Celebrate the 1st Annual Commemoration of the 1941 Louisiana Maneuvers and Grasshopper Fly-in. Friday nite 6-9 pm join us at a 1940’s Hangar Dance featuring “Gen. Geo S. Patton” in historic WWII DeRidder Army Air Base Hangar. Sat. 8am Pancake Breakfast served up by EAA Chapter 1356. 9:00 Opening Ceremonies include Louisiana Tech AFROTC Valkyrie Honor Guard with guest speaker Louisiana Lt. Gov. Jay Dardenne followed with a Pass in Review of Military Vehicle Preservation Association vehicles and vintage “Grasshopper” Fly–by. Through out the day enjoy 1941 Maneuvers & WWII Battle reenactments & weapon demonstrations & historic military displays. All military units, vintage & modern, are welcome to participate and must register by Sept 15. Online registration includes meal vouchers and display &/or camping space. http://www.deridderarmyairbase.com/eventregistration.html Food Concessions Fri evening & Sat. all day.
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