2017 Schedule

Date Details
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, 12000 Innovation Drive, Miamisburg, OH 45342
8:00-11:00 PM Evening Social/Party at Hilton Garden
Late Evening Night Bow Fishing with Warriors (Private) – Caesar Creek, Waynesville, Ohio
   
Thu, July 20, 2017 Warrior Orientation and Dragons Game
Morning Breakfast at the Hilton Garden (Ambassadors) – Hilton Garden, Austin Landing, 12000 Innovation Drive, Miamisburg, OH 45342
Sunrise-Noon Ambassador Hot Air Balloon Rides and Tandem Skydiving – Start Skydiving, 1711 Run Way, Middletown, OH 45042
9:00-2:00 PM All Warrior/VIP Transport, Registration, Hotel Check In, Food and Orientation
9:00-10:00 AM Set up and Staff Registration and Command Post
9:00-2:00 PM Pick Up for all Honored Warriors and VIP (Dayton Airport is primary)
11:00-4:00 PM Greet Arriving Warriors in Lobby (Bow fishing boat out front on display)
12:00-1:00 PM Lunch at the Hotel for all Warriors and Volunteers
3:30-5:00 PM Warrior Weekend Orientation (Ambassadors & Warriors) – Hilton Garden, Austin Landing, 12000 Innovation Drive, Miamisburg, OH 45342
Opening Prayer – Col.  Shon Neyland, Command Chaplain HQ AFMC/HC
5:00 PM Muddies Buddies all linedup for drive to Dayton Dragons
5:30-6:00 PM Warrior Transport/Jeep Convo to Dayton Dragons
6:30-11:00 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
6:45 PM Pre-game warrior acknowledgements
11:00-11:30 PM Transport Warriors back to hotel – Hilton Garden, Austin Landing, 12000 Innovation Drive, Miamisburg, OH 45342
Late Evening Night Bow Fishing with Warriors (Private) – Caesar Creek, Waynesville, Ohio
Fri, July 21, 2017 Warrior Gun Shooting and Concert
Morning Breakfast at the Hilton Garden (All honored warriors) – Hilton Garden, Austin Landing, 12000 Innovation Drive, Miamisburg, OH 45342
8:00 AM Transport Warriors to Gun Shoot
9:00-4:00 PM Multi-gun Shoot at Miamisburg Sportsmen’s Club (Private) – Miamisburg Sportsmen’s Club, 6300 S Union Rd, Miamisburg, OH 45342
12:00-1:00 PM Lunch – All Warriors and VIP at the Miamisburg Sportsmen’s Club
Afternoon PM Warrior Rest, Relax, Yoga, Caregiver Support
5:30 PM (TFX DEMO) Ohio Challenge Demo Jump – TFX Flag/Streamer Jumpers – Smith Park, Middletown, OH 45044
5:00-6:00 PM Warrior Weekend Hotrod Happy Hour Austin Landing Park (Open to Public)
6:00 PM (TFX DEMO) TFX Jump US Flag at Austin Landing
6:00-6:30 PM Hot Rods Transport to Warrior Concert
8:00 PM (TFX DEMO) Ohio Challenge TFX Jump Big Flag at Ohio Challenge – Smith Park, Middletown, OH 45044
6:30-11:00PM Warrior Weekend Concert Party (Private) – Horsepower Ranch, 2227 Trinity Dr, Middletown, OH 45044
6:30 PM Warrior Welcome – Honored Warriors Arrive – People line up in Drive way
6:30-11:00 PM Music, Eat, Socialize, Monster Truck, Jeep Rock Garden and Rally Cars
7:00 PM Live Music with DV8 – http://www.justdv8.com/
8:30 PM (TFX DEMO) TFX Jump US Flag at Warrior Weekend Concert
8:45 PM Ceremony to acknowledge honored guests and warriors (Honor Guard/Bag Pipes)
10:00 PM (TFX DEMO) Ohio Challenge TFX Jump – TFX Pyrotechnic Skydive – Smith Park, Middletown, OH 45044
11:00-11:30 PM Transport Warriors from Concert to Hotel – Hilton Garden, Austin Landing, 12000 Innovation Drive, Miamisburg, OH 45342
Late Evening Night Bow Fishing with Warriors (Private)
Sat, July 22, 2017 Warrior Ride Day and Ohio Challenge Hot Air Balloon Festival
Morning Breakfast at the Hilton Garden (All honored warriors) – Hilton Garden, Austin Landing, 12000 Innovation Drive, Miamisburg, OH 45342
8:00 AM Transport Ambassadors to Bill Wilch Memorial 5k to send off and greet runners at end – Smith Park, Middletown, OH 45044
8:00 AM Transport Honored Warriors to Drop Zone for AC Rides and Skydiving – Start Skydiving, 1711 Run Way, Middletown, OH 45042
7:30-10:30 AM Bill Wilch Memorial 5k Walk/Run  (Open to the Public)(Ambassadors onhand) – Smith Park, Middletown, OH 45044
6:00 AM Set up for PFC Bill Wilch 5k Run and Ranger Ruck
7:30 AM Open Registration for Walk, Run and Ranger Ruck
7:45 AM Warrior Pancake Breakfast
8:45 AM Welcome, Race Directions and Thank You, Invocation, Warrior Pep Talk
8:50 AM (TFX DEMO) US Flag, PH Flag and GS Flag, Bill Wilch Tribute Jum, National Anthem
9:00 AM Start Bill Wilch Memorial 5k Run, Walk (Open to the Public)
10:30 AM Conclude Race – Warriors award medals at finish line (All Ambassadors on hand)
8:00-5:00 PM Golf Cart Transport Available (Use Planning Team and TFX)
8:00-3:00PM Warrior Aircraft Rides and Tandem Skydives (Honored Warriors Only) – Start Skydiving, 1711 Run Way, Middletown, OH 45042
11:30- 1:00 PM Lunch for all Warriors and Sponsors – Hanger, Hook Field, Middletown, Ohio 45044
Afternoon PM Warrior Rest, Relax, Yoga, Caregiver Support- Hilton Garden, Austin Landing, 12000 Innovation Drive, Miamisburg, OH 45342
1:00-5:00 PM Sponsors Aircraft Rides and Tandem Skydives – Start Skydiving, 1711 Run Way, Middletown, OH 45042
4:00 to 10:30pm Full Ohio Challenge Festival, Hot Air Balloons, Music and exhibits
4:00-5:00 PM Charity Car Show – Warriors Choice Judging4:30 to 5pm(Open to the Public)
6:00-10:00 PM Lima Company Memorial – On Display
3:00/4:00/5:00 PM (TFX DEMO) TFX Jump – Flag/Streamer Jumpers
4:30-6:30 PM Private Warrior Weekend VIP Dinner (300 People) – Hanger, Hook Field, Middletown, Ohio
4:30 PM Guests arrive – Live Music Entertainment
5:00 PM Welcome & Prayer (Guy Gruters, POW)
Acknowledgements for VIP, Warrior, Sponsor
Guest move to food (Buffet) and sit down – Montgomery Inn
Comments: Military Senior Leader, WPAFB, Ohio
Keynote – Warrior Testimonials
Meeting Team Fastrax (All hands on Deck)
6:30 PM Wrap up and proceed to Ohio Challenge stage
6:45-7:00 PM Warriors Convoy in Muddy Buddies Jeeps to Main Stage
7:00-8:00 PM Public Warrior Ceremony on Ohio Challenge Main Stage (Open to Public) – Smith Park, Middletown, OH 45044
All Comments and Warrior Awards and Presentation with Military Senior Leaders
7:00-11:00 PM Warriors Enjoy Ohio Challenge Hot Air Balloon Festival – VIP Tent, Smith Park, Middletown, OH 45044
7:00-8:00 PM Ohio Challenge Mass Balloon Launch
7:00 to 9:00 PM Ohio Challenge Fluff & Puff – Walk thru inflated balloon;
8:15 PM (TFX DEMO) TFX-WW Tandems/Big Flag (Sing National Anthem)
8:00 PM Convoy Muddy Buddy Jeeps to the VIP Pavilion
9:15 – 9:45 PM Ohio Challenge Balloon Glow
10:00 PM (TFX DEMO) TFX Jump Pyrotechnic Skydive
10:05 PM Ohio Challenge Fireworks Show
Evening Transport Warriors back to hotel as needed and request – Hilton Garden, Austin Landing, 12000 Innovation Drive, Miamisburg, OH 45342
Sun, July, 23, 2017 Warrior Wrap up and Travel Day
Morning Warrior Farewell Breakfast and Wrap Up at Hilton Garden (Informal) – Hilton Garden, Austin Landing, 12000 Innovation Drive, Miamisburg, OH 45342
Morning Optional Church for Warriors who want to attend
Morning Check out from Hotel
9:00 – 3:00 PM Shuttle warriors to airport – Dayton Airport Primary