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The A-37 Association will
dedicate a plaque at the Air Force Academy Vietnam
Pavillion on 7 June 2016. We plan to camp out at the
airport Radisson, and have a group dinner that night.
We have a bus set up from the Radisson and that makes
things real easy, as some folks do not have that magic ID
card that the old farts have, and security is fairly tight
at the main gate. There might be a way to get in
thru the South Gate if we coord with the AoG folks like we
did back in 2011 when we came up with the idea of a
Our registration form is here. If problems, then
download, print and mail or attach the "saved as" file to:
USAFA Plaque Registration Form
The following PIREP from Boy Wonder ( aka Pat McAdoo), as
he is a snowbird and spends every summer up there in the
I highly recommend the Radisson.
My bride and I stay there every year when we have an early
launch from the airport to Florida and also to get an
early start when driving back home in October. The place
has a neat bar and grill, has real meals for dinner, good
breakfast buffet, etc. You get a free drink coupon
and free breakfast coupon for every day. Best of
all, we have negotiated a super dooper rate!!
The rates go up in late April and peak out in June about
$40 per night higher than what we will get using the promo
code "A37" .
About 200 feet from the motel entrance (same distance as
from room 112 to the lobby, heh heh) is the Airplane
Restaurant. Although the basic KC-97 holds about 40 folks,
the main eating areas are comfortable and can handle well
over a hundred folks. The place has great sandwiches
and a decent dinner menu. It has thousands of pictures and
lottsa aviation memorabilia. Highly recommended for
a late lunch after our ceremony and for early
That's my story, and I am sticking to it.
Here's the plaque we shall dedicate: