17 – 19 July 2015
until the 2015 Great Warhawk Nation Reunion
Former Warhawk Tom “Divot” Smith passed away on 23 March 2015 after battling brain cancer for several years. Throw a nickel on the grass and keep his wife Mitzi, and kids Maddi and Carson in your thoughts and prayers.
Read the obituary HERE.
LtCol Dave “Ajax” Berkland, current CINC Warhawk
former CINC Warhawks
Marlin “Kitch” Kitchen and Tommy “T2” Ticktin
invite you to join them for
A Warhawk Heritage Weekend
The 2015 Great Warhawk
Las Vegas, Nevada, 17-19 July 2015
All Warhawks (active and former), including crew members and support personnel, rated, non-rated, officer, enlisted, civil servants, contractor support (active and former), Warhawk widows, former spouses, current friends and flames, and all those sympathetic with the the finest fighter squadron the world has ever known!
Warhawk Alpha Roster
If you have not received an email message about the Reunion and would like to be added to the secure Alpha Roster for future communications, fill out and submit the form below. PLEASE use a civilian, not .mil address.
If you’re not a member of the HogLog Mail List, please consider subscribing. For a detailed description of how the list works and a link to subscribe CLICK HERE. PLEASE use a civilian, not .mil address. The beauty of the HogLog is that Warhawks can broadcast news and messages to all other Warhawks on the list with one simple email. There are currently around eighty-five HogLog subscribers, ready to ridicule, abuse, and, yes, sometimes edify, Warhawks of all ages as the Reunion approaches.
Tentative Event Schedule (v.2, 3/29/15)
Friday, 17 July
1648L Social, Nellis Club
Meet and greet
Bar and bar snacks
Preferred attire: Flight Suit or Solid Red Shirt and denim
Saturday, 18 July
Sport options (Prizes awarded for both sports)
0648L Golf, Sunrise Vista Golf Course, Nellis
All Reunion attendees welcomed as players
Non-golfer friendly competitive format
0748L Shotgun Tee Time
0748L Mini Golf, Blacklight, Indoor Course
0848L Shotgun Start
1248L Lunch, Sunrise Vista Golf Course (all players)
1348L 480 FS F-16 static display tour, Nellis Flightline (all players)
1648L Heritage Meeting (all attendees)
Premiere screening of The Great Warhawk Movie II
Spangdahlem and 480 FS Ops Virtual Tour
Commanders’ Forum Barstool Chat: Ajax, Kitch, Tommy
Pay as you go bar
“Elbow Room” (as in at a bar)
Sport Prizes awarded
Light hearted structured banter among all attendees
Agenda and protocol to be published by the DIC (Dude-in-Charge)
Sunday, 19 July
Check out these Galleries of past reunions…
SPECIAL REUNION POLO (GOLF) SHIRT OFFER!!!
SIZES: Available in S thru 5X, both men’s and ladies’ cuts.
COLORS: Red, White, Light Blue, Royal Blue, Navy Blue, Black, Kelly Green, Yellow (gold), Purple, and in ladies’ cuts only, Pink.
COST: $45 per shirt, which includes shipping for sizes up to and including XL. For each “X” above XL, add $2. The price is for two locations (squadron patch on right chest and plane with name/nickname on left chest – name can be above or below the plane). Additional locations (i.e. sleeve or back) are $10 each.
TO ORDER: Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with “480 shirt” in the title. Then specify shirt color (Warhawk red would be a good color), 480TFS patch, F4 or F16, and nickname. If you’re interested in a shirt for another squadron (all Viet Nam era with TFS or TRS and one FIS), the 13th, 555th, 334th, 335th, 336th, 433rd, 496th, 497th, 559th, 38th TRS, 57th FIS, the River Rat crest, the 100 missions in North Viet Nam, and Fighter Weapons School, and at least a couple of others are available. Just about everything from the F-86 thru the F-35 plus bombers, tankers, and prop job aircraft are available.
ORDER BY 3 JULY TO ENSURE DELIVERY BEFORE THE REUNION
SPECIAL WARHAWK DEAL FROM PETE’S COLLECTIBLES!!!
The order is going out in early April so you must order quickly. Expected delivery time is Aug 2015. Pete (owner of Pete’s Collectibles) had offered this promo code for a 15% discount at checkout. Promo Code PC 1030.
http://www.petescollectibles.com/display.asp?cat=/PreOrders&ItemNo=HA1983#item (Spangdahlem F4-G, tail number 269)
http://www.petescollectibles.com/display.asp?cat=/PreOrders&ItemNo=HA1947#item (Spangdahlem F4-E (from the 480 TFS) tail number 659)