Mission: To Preserve the History of the Greatest Fighter Jet the United States Navy Has Ever Flown.

Reunion Schedule subject to change *Updated July 21

San Diego Marriott La Jolla
4240 la Jolla Village Dr,  La Jolla, CA  92037
Room Reservations: Hotel Registration Link or call (800) 228-9290
(Ask for Group Reservations – F-14 Tomcat Group)
Hotel reservations and registration cutoff date is September 4, 2018.

Wednesday, 26 September
1500 - 1700 Registration/Check-in  —  Hotel Lobby
1200 - 2300 Ready Room Open — Presidential Suite
1900 - 2100 Official Wednesday Welcome — Ready Room 

 

Thursday, 27 September
0900 - 1130 & 1700 - 1800 Registration/Check-in, Hotel Lobby
0900 - 1800 Ready Room Open - Presidential Suite (closed during Gunfighter Reception)
1200 - 1630 USS Midway Tour – meet in Hotel lobby at 1130; bus departs at 1200
1800 - 2100 Gunfighter Happy Hour Reception - Soledad Ballroom
2100 - 2300 Ready Room Open - Presidential Suite

 

Friday, 28 September
0900 - 1000 Registration (Moved to Ready Room, Presidential Suite)
0900 - 2300 Ready Room Open
1000 - 1630

MCAS Miramar Airshow  (MUST BE PURCHASED IN ADVANCE, NOT AT AIRSHOW.  ALL ATTENDEES MUST DEPART ON THE BUS FROM THE HOTEL)

• Lunch and Refreshments provided in Chalet
• All MUST carry a photo i.d.
• Buses load at 0930, depart hotel at 1000. Don’t be late.
• Must be registered and paid in advance to attend
• Wristbands and tickets required to board busses and enter Chalet will be in your registration packet. Chalet admission will only available on the bus.

1830 - 2200 F-14 Association Banquet  w/ Guest Speaker RADM Fred Lewis, USN (Ret.)

 

Saturday, 29 September
0730 - 0800 Registration (Moved to Ready Room, Presidential Suite)
0800 - 0900 F-14 Breakfast – Free to Reunion attendees
0900 – 1100

Symposia/Panels

• Fighting against the Tomcat – the Adversary Pilot view led by Jim “Guido” DiMatteo
• Testing the Tomcat – Developmental and Operational Test stories

1100 – 1145

General Business Meeting

• What’s the future goals of the Association
• When and where for the next Reunion

0900 - 1700,
2100 - 2300
Ready Room Open (closed during Crusader Ball 1800-2200)
1230 - 1630

San Diego Air & Space Museum Visit, Balboa Park

• Self-transportation or arrange car pools
• Meet in front of the Air & Space Museum at 1230

OPTION

LACB30 Banquet. Dinner, Program, Dancing & Photos – La Jolla Grand Ballrooom
1800-1900 Cocktail Reception – Ballroom Foyer

As desired ad hoc Squadron Dinners - Squadrons to schedule on own

 

Sunday, 30 September
1200 Departures as desired.  Check out is 1200.

 

 

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Random Tales

by Bob Belter

Here is a piece on an ‘interesting’ Tomcat buy which I had previously written for the Flying Midshipman Log.   

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