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Texas Forts Trail Region

Participant in the Texas Historical Commission's
Texas Heritage Trails Program

Sweetwater : National Wasp World War II Museum Homecoming


May 23 at 9:00am to at 4:00pm

Homecoming 2015

Saturday – May 23, 2015 
Avenger Field – Sweetwater, TX

Schedule of Events

Saturday, May 23, 2015

9:00-4:00
Museum open to visitors
Free of Charge
Re-enactors and exhibitors in Hangar
Aircraft on exhibit 

9:00
Abilene CAF vintage planes flying formations over Avenger Field

9:00 -1:30
EAA Young Eagles fly kids 8 -17 FREE
Each child must be accompanied by parent or legal guardian

10:00
WASP greeted by Military Escorts at Wishing Well

11:00
Luncheon at TSTC Student Center
Tickets must be purchased in advance
Speaker: Lt. Col Samantha Weeks USAF Thunderbird Pilot
Guest: Lt. Col Kimberly Scott C-17 Pilot
Honoring Women Airforce Service Pilots 

11:00 – 2:00
Hangar Burgers and Fifi Fries for sale in Hangar One

1:30 – 4:00
WASP in Museum
Lt. Col Kimberly Scott – representing the Tuskegee Airmen
Lt. Col Samantha Weeks – Thunderbird Pilot

2:30
WASP Handprint Ceremony

4:00
Museum closes to all visitors for Dinner set-up

7:00
Museum Open 
Reception, Memorial Service, Dinner, WASP Forum and Auction
Tickets must be purchased in advance
Dinner and dancing music provided by the Sweetwater Municipal Band

Location

  • Avenger Field
  • 210 Avenger Field Rd.
  • Sweetwater , Texas
  • 79556

Contact

  • Contact:
    National WASP WWII Museum
  • Phone:
    325-235-0099
  • Visit Website

Fees

  • Free. 


Map of Event