We'll be holding our banquet in one of the large heated hangars, with a DJ, staic C-130 backdrop and of course food and drink! Should be a great atmosphere!
Calling ALL Blackcats...Past & Present! The 41st Airlift Squadron is turning 75! In honor of this momentous occasion we invite you join us for camaraderie, static displays, simulator and squadron tours, retreat and more. The event will culminate with the 75th Anniversary banquet in one of our biggest hangars witha static Herk!!
Banquet Menu: (Vegetarian Option Available if requested in advance)
Sliced Sirloin of Beef
Chicken Picatta w/ Pasta
German Green Beans
Roasted Herb Potatoes
Tossed Garden Salad
Coffee, Iced tea, Water, Soda, Open Bar to a Price
Schedule of Events, CAO 15 Feb:
Feb 23 (Casual): 1800-2100 -Commander's Informal Welcome - Hilton Garden Inn Ballroom
- We will have sandwhiches and light appetizers/desserts, Bar
- Schedules/Welcome Packet and Pre-Purchased items will be handed out at this time
Feb 24(Business Casual/UOD for Active Duty): Little Rock AFB
0830-0900: Arrive at 41st Airlift Squadron - Coffee & Pastries
0900-1000: Commanders Welcome and Current Operations Brief/Update
1000-1100: Squadron tours/Static Aircraft Tours/Ops Stations
1100: Lunch Served
1200: Anniversary Photo - Flightline in Front of Statics
1215-1430: JMATS Simulator Tours/ Flights and Training Update
1500-1530- Retreat/Memorial Ceremony - 41AS Flightline
1745-2200 - Informal dinner at LOST FORTY Brewery ( First $200 in beer paid for)
Feb 25 (40's Themed Attire!) Hangar Little Rock AFB
1800-1820: Arrival of the Official Party/Introduction
1820-1900: Dinner (Will continue to be available through the evening)
1900-1930: Additional Remarks and Key- Note Speaker Brig Gen (ret) Gregory Otey
1930- 2300 Dance Floor Open, Raffle/Auction
The banquet will be catered and cost $35 per attendee and for current Cats E5 and above, tickets may be purchased here! For Current Blackcats E4 and below see the Sq for tickets. Dress for the event is 40's themed semi-formal for ALL attendees. Semi formal or uniform variations for current Blackcats/active duty authorized to meet theme, uniform also authorized ie service dress. The theme is 1940s airlift! All are encouraged to dress in their favorite Blackcat era ie 40's/WWII styled attire.
There will be door prizes, presentations and a special guest speaker, Brig Gen Gregory Otey.
The Hilton Garden Inn on McCain Blvd has blocked rooms at $94/night! Just let them know you are part of this event.
Join us for this historic event!
Stay up to date on the event here and at our facebook site: http://www.facebook/41AS75th/
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**Non-DoD ID card holders will be required to submit additional information to gain access to Little Rock AFB.
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