Flabob Veteran's Day Mil Vehicle Encampment, 11/11/2006, 12:00 pm
Reminder from: SDMVCC's Calendar Title: Flabob Veteran's Day Mil Vehicle Encampment Date: Saturday November 11, 2006 Time: 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm Repeats: This event does not repeat. Description: WWAM will have its Mig 21 Cockpit and Paint Ball Booth! All Hands are welcome to attend the Sunday Show, and drive up / set up on Saturday if you want!
- Ladies and Gentlemen,
The time is near; the Veterans Day Celebration at Flabob Airport in
Riverside, CA is on Sunday November 12. (It is not on Veterans Day,
We welcome all participants on Saturday the 11th if you would like
overnight in the Flabob Allied Bivouac. The area will be secured and
patrolled at night. If you would like to arrive on Sunday the 12th,
gates will be open at 0600 to all vendors and participants. The
to the public at 0900. The 'Round Flabob Parade commences at 1430,
usually start heading for the exits around 1530, and the day comes
to an end
at 1600. If you were to arrive after 0900 on Sunday we'll still be
get you positioned, but remember, it is first come, first serve as
location. The Allied Bivouac area is located in a grass field next
taxiway and close to the runway at Flabob.
Parking: Civilian vehicles required to transport people or equipment
Bivouac Area will need to be moved to the public parking area before
possible. All military vehicles are obviously encouraged and welcome
remain on public display. Except for the reenactment units, most of
participants in this year's event have vehicles passes allowing them
their cars when setting-up their displays. Depending upon the time
arrival, just tell the parking police who you are and why you need
the flightline -- they'll be expecting you.
We have scheduled a skirmish to begin at 1215, complete with fighter
cover. PROBLEM: we have no "enemy" troops that we know of. If any of
would like to start coordinating to stage some sort of battle or
using the air cover, that would be terrific. If there is no plan in
by Sunday the 12th, we'll follow a long military tradition and put
together at the last moment from amongst the participants. I would
that one Allied unit could at least defend the nurses quarters from
If you have any questions in the last few days before the event or
arrival at Flabob, give us a call. JON GOLDENBAUM 951-203-0190 or
EDWARDS 360-921-3331. We'll be able to direct you to the Allied
area and take a stab at answering any other questions. Both of us
available on the airport all day on Saturday and Sunday.
I am listing below the units that have members who will be at Flabob
82nd Airborne Living History Association. Jim Palmer, 951-660-5945.
101st Airborne Division. Dave Santi@415-499-3407.
Josh Henniger at lcplhenniger@... is the representative for
35th Infantry Division. Primary contact is Richard Austin, Jr.
Austin@... <mailto:Austin@...> .
2nd Armored Division. Ron. R. Glaeseman@310-547-2980.
45th Field Hospital. Laura Lowe@562-708-8626. ltsassypants@...
British 1st Airborne. Derek Vlasek@619-697-072.
Military Vehicle Owners of Orange County and California Historical
Jerry Berry (562) 715-1400.
See you on the 11th or 12th,