Reunion Dates: October 5th7th, 2007
Reunion Hotel is the
Beach Golf & Resort Spa.
Reunion Room Rates:
$139.00 + 11% Tax a night. Should you want to
upgrade it is available.
Parking fee $6.00 a day (normally $8.00).
This is a secure area with Security Guards.
The Hilton has extended the time to reserve your
Reunion rooms at the reduced rate until the
13th of September,
with the exception of the night of the 4th which is
Get them in as early as possible.
By Calling the Hilton
Sandestin Beach Golf & Spa at (1-800-367-1271)
be sure to use the following three (3) digit
code: FWG. You can also book on line at
You can book to arrive as early as Oct 2nd, 2007 and
stay as late as Oct 8th, 2007 at the group rate.
Remember, This is your hotel reservation only
Prior to arrival please tell them you are with the
Fixed Wing Gunship Reunion.
Make your Hotel reservation TODAY! IF
THE ONLINE FORM DOES NOT ALLOW YOU TO RESERVE
ROOM, PLEASE CALL HILTON 1-800-367-1271, AND IF YOU
STILL CANNOT GET A HILTON ROOM CALL DIRECT TO THE
PAT CARPENTER (850) 243-0872 AND HE WILL ASSIST
For the First Combined
Fixed Wing Gunship Reunion
NOTE: LATE FEES AFTER SEPTEMBER 15 SO REGISTER
*A Hootch will be available Thursday through Sunday
with snacks, wine, beer, sodas and water.
to registered reunion attendees.
Thursday Oct 4th, 2007
6:30 p.m. Warm-up Party at the NCO beach
picnic area near Hurlburt. Finger sandwiches, beer,
soda & water. No Charge to registered reunion
Friday Oct 5th, 2007
5 p.m. Mixer Registration/Check-in Hilton
6 p.m. Buffet & Music. $20 per person
Dress: Casual or Party SuitMusic by Stormin
Menu: Teriyaki Filet of Beef brochette, Fried
Chicken Tenders served with honey mustard sauce,
ocean scallops wrapped in bacon, spinach & feta
cheese in phyllo dough (vegetarian), fried grouper
fingers served with caribbean salsa, deluxe finger
sandwiches including meat 7 vegetarian selection,
chocolate covered strawberries, coffees, herbal &
Saturday Oct 6th, 2007
8 a.m. Membership Meeting for AC-119.
9 a.m. Membership Business Meeting for AC-130
Agenda for Business
Meeting: Membership rates
& Scholarship eligibility for Grandchildren of
in any additional AGENDA items for discussion). Locations at the Hilton to be identified later.
1 p.m. Memorial Services at the Hurlburt
Field Air Park for all Gunshipers AC-47, AC-130 &
Note: A static display is planned for an
AC-130U/H after the service.
5 p.m. Registration/Check-in Hilton
5:30 p.m. Happy Hour.
Dress: Semi-Formal or Party Suits (Party Suits are
encouraged if you can still get into them.)
6:30 p.m. Call to Seats
7 p.m. Dinner $45 per person
Menu: Pecan Crusted Chicken Breast served
with Roma Tomato Sauce with Rice Pilaf & seasonal
vegetables;or Fire Roasted Double Cut Pork Jumbo
Chops with honey apple glaze and country style
mashed potatoes & seasonal vegetables; or Vegetarian
option Pasta Primevera. All entr'ees come with
iceberg salad with romaine & endive with chopped
tomato, bacon 7 egg dressing, bread & butter, New
York style cheescake with strawberry Grand Marinier
sauce, iced tea and S & D coffee. In addition, each
table will have two carafes of wine (one red & one
8:30 p.m. Guest Speaker
This year's Guest Speaker is
Major General Bob Patterson
(retired) - Gunship
Pilot! and also THE Daddy of, and FIRST
Commander of AFSOC, last but not least, Lifetime
Member of the Spectre Association!.
9:30 p.m. Announcements and Music by
Sunday Oct 7, 2007
8 a.m. Golf ($50 per person/Shotgun Start), Fishing Trip ($TBD),
p.m. BBQ, $40 per person
Poolside, Sandestin Hilton
Menu: Mesquite Grilled Breast of Chicken,
Barbecued Baby Back Ribs, with mixed garden salad&
Thousand Island, Vinaigrette, Ranch & Blue Cheese
dressings, roasted new potatoes, homemade baked
macaroni & cheese, assorted rolls and butter;
desserts are: Key Lime pie & home style fruit pies.
Coffee, herbal & regular teas.
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Thanks again to all who made Reunion VII a great
We look forward to seeing you in Sandestin in
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