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

Date September 26 - 27, 2014 | 06:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Contact Person Sharon Hyde-Beltz
Contact Email Address [email protected]
Contact Phone Number 337 424 9880
Website http://www.deridderarmyairbase.com
State Louisiana
Location DeRidder, Louisiana, 70634, Beauregard Regional Airport (DRI)
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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. Cost:  $5.00 donation for Hangar Dance.

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