82nd Airborne plans events
Activities planned for 82nd Airborne
The 82nd Airborne Division has the following national activities scheduled for all veterans who are members.
Winter Weekend is scheduled Feb. 24-26 at Hilton Head, S.C.
Kentucky All-Airborne Days is scheduled Feb. 25-26 in Bowling Green, Ky.
The 65th Annual Convention is scheduled Aug. 10-14 in Reno, Nev.
The 82nd Airborne has 100 chapters across America with 34,000 active members. Chapters hold regular meetings, picnics, dinner/dances, mini-reunions, a National Annual Convention, Color Guards and sponsor history programs about World War II for history classes in schools.
Combat is not a requirement for membership in 82nd Airborne, only the wings earned through hard work and dedication.
For complete details on events and membership, write Mr. Shirley R. Gossett, World War II National Membership Chairman, Airborne 2011, 5459 Northcutt Place, Dayton, OH 45414; call 937-898-5977; or email email@example.com.