2017 Schedule

Date Location
Mon, Jan 18, 2016 KICK OFF MEETING for 2017
6:30-8:00 PM All are invited, please try to have one person from your team JD Legends, Franklin, Ohio
Wed, Feb 15, 2017 Planning Team Meeting – Status, Open Items and Milestones
6:30-8:00 PM All are invited, please try to have one person from your team JD Legends, Franklin, Ohio
Wed, Mar 15, 2017 Planning Team Meeting – Status, Open Items and Milestones
6:30-8:00 PM All are invited, please try to have one person from your team JD Legends, Franklin, Ohio
Wed, April 19, 2017 Planning Team Meeting – Status, Open Items and Milestones
6:30-8:00 PM All are invited, please try to have one person from your team JD Legends, Franklin, Ohio
Wed, May 17, 2017 Planning Team Meeting – Status, Open Items and Milestones
6:30-8:00 PM All are invited, please try to have one person from your team JD Legends, Franklin, Ohio
Wed, Jun 21, 2017 Planning Team Meeting – Status, Open Items and Milestones
6:30-8:00 PM All are invited, please try to have one person from your team JD Legends, Franklin, Ohio
Wed July 19, 2017 Planning Team Meeting – Status, Open Items and Milestones
9:00-5:00 PM Pick Up Ambassadors at Airport Dayton AP primary
6:30-8:00 PM Final planning team meeting – Food and Drinks Provided for everyone Hilton Garden, Austin Landing
8:00-11:00 PM Evening Party at Austin Landing Bar or JD Legends TBD Austin Landing or JD Legends
Late Evening Night Bow Fishing with Tony Ryan – 1 Lamar Van Caesar Creek, Waynesville, Ohio
Thursday, July 20, 2017 Warrior Orientation and Dragons Game
Morning Breakfast at the Hilton Garden Hilton Garden, Austin Landing
Sunrise Ambassador Hot Air Balloon Rides Start Skydiving, Middletown, Ohio
9:00-12:00 PM Ambassador Warriors Tandem Skydiving Start Skydiving, Middletown, Ohio
9:00-2:00 PM All Warrior/VIP Transport, Registration, Hotel Check In, Food and Orientation Hilton Garden, Austin Landing
9:00-10:00 AM Set up and Staff Registration and Command Post Hilton Garden, Austin Landing
9:00-2:00 PM Pick Up for all Honored Warriors and VIP (Dayton Airport is primary) Dayton AP primary
11:00-4:00 PM Greet Arriving Warriors in Lobby (Bow fishing boat out front on display) Hilton Garden, Austin Landing
12:00-1:00 PM Lunch at the Hotel for all Warriors and Volunteers Hilton Garden, Austin Landing
3:30-5:00 PM Warrior Weekend Orientation (Ambassadors & Warriors) Hilton Garden, Austin Landing
5:00 PM Muddies Buddies all linedup for drive to Dayton Dragons Hilton Garden, Austin Landing
5:30-6:00 PM Warrior Transport/Jeep Convo to Dayton Dragons Hilton Garden, Austin Landing
630-11:00 PM Dayton Dragons Game (Honored Warriors, Sponsors) Fifth Third Field, Dayton, Ohio
6:30 PM Jeeps drive into Dragons Stadium
6:40 PM (TFX DEMO) TFX Jump US Flag at Dragons Game Fifth Third Field, Dayton, Ohio
6:45 PM Pre-game warrior acknowledgements Fifth Third Field, Dayton, Ohio
11:00-11:30 PM Transport Warriors back to hotel Hilton Garden, Austin Landing
Late Evening Night Bow Fishing with Tony Ryan Caesar Creek, Waynesville, Ohio
Friday, July 21, 2017 Warrior Gun Shooting and Concert
Morning Breakfast Hilton Garden, Austin Landing
8:00 AM Transport Warriors to Gun Shoot Hilton Garden, Austin Landing
9:00-4:00 PM Multi-gun Shoot at Miamisburg Sportsmen’s Club MSC, Miamisburg, Ohio
12:00-1:00 PM Lunch – All Warriors and VIP at the Miamisburg Sportsmen’s Club Miamisburg Sportsmen’s Club
Afternoon PM Warrior Rest, Relax, Yoga, Caregiver Support Hilton Garden, Austin Landing
5:30 PM (TFX DEMO) Ohio Challenge Demo Jump – TFX Flag/Streamer Jumpers Smith Park
5:00-6:00 PM Warrior Weekend Hotrod Car Show Party in the Park at Austin Landing Park Austin Landing Mall Park
6:00 PM (TFX DEMO) TFX Jump US Flag at Austin Landing Austin Landing Mall Park
6:00-6:30 PM Hot Rods Transport to Warrior Concert Hilton Garden, Austin Landing
8:00 PM (TFX DEMO) Ohio Challenge TFX Jump Big Flag at Ohio Challenge Smith Park, Middletown, Ohio
Evening Warrior Weekend Concert Party Horsepower Ranch, Middletown
6:30 PM Warrior Welcome – Honored Warriors Arrive – People line up in Drive way Horsepower Ranch, Middletown
6:30-11:00 PM Music, Eat, Socialize, Monster Truck, Jeep Rock Garden and Rally Cars Horsepower Ranch, Middletown
7:00 PM Live Music with DV8 – http://www.justdv8.com/ Horsepower Ranch, Middletown
8:30 PM (TFX DEMO) TFX Jump US Flag at Warrior Weekend Concert Horsepower Ranch, Middletown
8:45 PM Ceremony to acknowledge honored guests and warriors (Honor Guard/Bag Pipes) Horsepower Ranch, Middletown
10:00 PM (TFX DEMO) Ohio Challenge TFX Jump – TFX Pyrotechnic Skydive Smith Park, Middletown, Ohio
11:00-11:30 PM Transport Warriors from Concert to Hotel Hilton Garden, Austin Landing
Late Evening Night Bow Fishing with Tony Ryan Caesar Creek, Waynesville, Ohio
Saturday, July 22, 2017 Warrior Ride Day and Ohio Challenge Hot Air Balloon Festival
Morning Breakfast Hilton Garden, Austin Landing
8:00 AM Transport Ambassadors to Bill Wilch Memorial 5k to send off and greet runners at end Smith Park, Middletown, Ohio
8:00 AM Transport Honored Warriors to Drop Zone for AC Rides and Skydiving Start Skydiving, Middletown, Ohio
7:30-10:30 AM Bill Wilch Memorial 5k Run and Ranger Ruck (Open to the Public) Smith Park, Middletown, Ohio
6:00 AM Set up for PFC Bill Wilch 5k Run and Ranger Ruck Smith Park, Middletown, Ohio
7:30 AM Open Registration for Walk, Run and Ranger Ruck Smith Park, Middletown, Ohio
7:45 AM Warrior Pancake Breakfast Smith Park, Middletown, Ohio
8:45 AM Welcome, Race Directions and Thank You, Invocation, Warrior Pep Talk Smith Park, Middletown, Ohio
8:50 AM (TFX DEMO) US Flag, PH Flag and GS Flag, Bill Wilch Tribute Jum, National Anthem Smith Park, Middletown, Ohio
9:00 AM Start Bill Wilch Memorial 5k Run, Walk (Open to the Public) Smith Park, Middletown, Ohio
10:30 AM Conclude Race – Warriors award medals at finish line (All Ambassadors on hand) Smith Park, Middletown, Ohio
9:00-5:00 PM Golf Cart Transport Available (Use Planning Team and TFX) Start Skydiving, Middletown, Ohio
9:00-1:00 PM Warrior Aircraft Rides and Tandem Skydives (Honored Warriors Only) Start Skydiving, Middletown, Ohio
Tandem Skydives, WW II Bomber, WW II Fighter Start Skydiving, Middletown, Ohio
Bi-Plane Rides, Scenic Helicopter Rides, UH1H Huey Rides Start Skydiving, Middletown, Ohio
12:00- 1:00 PM Lunch for all Warriors and Sponsors Start Skydiving, Middletown, Ohio
Afternoon PM Warrior Rest, Relax, Yoga, Caregiver Support Hilton Garden, Austin Landing
1:00 PM Sponsors & Ambassador Aircraft Rides and Tandem Skydives Start Skydiving, Middletown, Ohio
4:00 to 10:30pm Full Ohio Challenge Festival, Hot Air Balloons, Music and exhibits Smith Park, Middletown, Ohio
4:00-5:00 PM Charity Car Show – Warriors Choice Judging4:30 to 5pm(Open to the Public) Smith Park, Middletown, Ohio
6:00-10:00 PM Lima Company Memorial – On Display Smith Park, Middletown, Ohio
3:00/4:00/5:00 PM (TFX DEMO) TFX Jump – Flag/Streamer Jumpers Smith Park, Middletown, Ohio
4:30-6:30 PM Private Warrior Weekend VIP Dinner (200 People) Hanger, Hook Field, Middletown, Ohio
4:30 PM Guests arrive – Live Music Entertainment Hanger, Hook Field, Middletown, Ohio
5:00 PM Welcome & Prayer (Guy Gruters, POW) Hanger, Hook Field, Middletown, Ohio
Acknowledgements for VIP, Warrior, Sponsor Hanger, Hook Field, Middletown, Ohio
Guest move to food (Buffet) and sit down – Montgomery Inn Hanger, Hook Field, Middletown, Ohio
Comments: Senior Leader, WPAFB, Ohio Hanger, Hook Field, Middletown, Ohio
Keynote – Warrior Testimonials Hanger, Hook Field, Middletown, Ohio
Meeting Team Fastrax (All hands on Deck) Hanger, Hook Field, Middletown, Ohio
6:30 PM Wrap up and proceed to Ohio Challenge stage Hanger, Hook Field, Middletown, Ohio
6:45-7:00 PM Warriors Convoy in Muddy Buddies Jeeps to Main Stage Smith Park, Middletown, Ohio
7:00-8:00 PM Public Warrior Ceremony on Ohio Challenge Main Stage Smith Park, Middletown, Ohio
All Comments and Warrior Awards and Presentation Smith Park, Middletown, Ohio
7:00-8:00 PM Ohio Challenge Mass Balloon Launch Smith Park, Middletown, Ohio
7:00 to 9:00 PM Ohio Challenge Fluff & Puff – Walk thru inflated balloon; Smith Park, Middletown, Ohio
8:15 PM (TFX DEMO) TFX-WW Tandems/Big Flag (Sing National Anthem) VIP Tent, Smith Park, Middletown, Ohio
8:00 PM Convoy Muddy Buddy Jeeps to the VIP Pavilion VIP Tent, Smith Park, Middletown, Ohio
9:15 – 9:45 PM Ohio Challenge Balloon Glow – Pair Warriors with Balloon Pilots VIP Tent, Smith Park, Middletown, Ohio
10:00 PM (TFX DEMO) TFX Jump Pyrotechnic Skydive VIP Tent, Smith Park, Middletown, Ohio
10:05 PM Ohio Challenge Fireworks Show VIP Tent, Smith Park, Middletown, Ohio
Evening Warrior Bonfire Party Start Skydiving, Middletown, Ohio
Evening Transport Warriors back to hotel as needed and request Hilton Garden, Austin Landing
Late Evening Night Bow Fishing with Tony Ryan Caesar Creek, Waynesville, Ohio
Sunday, July, 23, 2017 Warrior Wrap up and Travel Day
Morning Warrior Farewell Breakfast and Wrap Up Hilton Garden, Austin Landing
Morning Optional Church for Warriors who want to attend Hilton Garden, Austin Landing
Morning Check out from Hotel Hilton Garden, Austin Landing
9:00 – 3:00 PM Shuttle warriors to airport Dayton AP Primary