By: Nic Dezinski
Published: Friday, August 08, 2014
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Ramada Plaza Beach Resort on Okaloosa Island will be Convention HQ for the weekend.
Fort Walton Beach, FL
Thursday - The Early Bird Social on Thursday Oct 16th at Two Trees Restaurant in Ft. Walton Beach is at 5:00pm.
Friday - Regular sign in will begin at 10:00 am on Friday at the Ramada Plaza Beach Resort. You can pick up your name badge and event tickets at the hospitality suite located in the Oasis Pool area. Our Golf Tourney starts at 8:00 am on Friday Oct 17 at Shalimar Pointe Country Club. The Fish Fry will begin at 2:00 pm located outdoors on the beach patio, don't miss the best fish on the Emerald Coast cooked and served by our very own Ray Bourqe and his awesome volunteers!
Saturday - The Saturday Heritage seminar will be expanding this year, it will be in the Empire Room at the Ramada at 8:00 a.m. on Saturday Oct 18th. A full breakfast buffet will be served for all seminar attendees. The ACA is thrilled to have former Chief of Staff of the Air Force and Air Commando Hall of Famer Gen (ret) Norton ‘Norty’ Schwartz as a guest of honor during the seminar. In addition, as this is the 25th anniversary of Operation Just Cause in Panama, we are delighted to have Mr Kurt Muse, who was rescued by American SOF forces during the invasion of Panama, as a guest as well. This looks to be one of the best and most educational seminars ever. This will be followed by the annual business meeting and elections.
The Saturday night banquet will again be held at the Emerald Coast Convention Center with presentations for the 2014 Hall of Fame inductions and 2014 Commander Leadership Award recipients.
Sunday - all attendees are invited to ACA Headquarters for an open house at 9:00 am (transportation not provided). The Memorial Service starts at the Hurlburt Air Park at 12:00 pm, there will be bus transportation from the Ramada to the base and back. The Sunday BBQ is at the Ramada Beach Plaza Resort outdoors on the beach patio at 1:00 pm. The Commando Cash drawing will be held at 2:00 pm during the BBQ.
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