2018 Schedule

Date Details
Wed, Jan 17, 2018 Kick off Planning Meeting
6:30-8:00 Location TBD, Austin Landing, Miamisburg, OH 45342
Wed, Feb 21, 2018 Planning Meeting
6:30-8:00 Location TBD, Austin Landing, Miamisburg, OH 45342
Wed, Mar 21, 2018 Planning Meeting
6:30-8:00 Location TBD, Austin Landing, Miamisburg, OH 45342
Wed, Apr 18, 2018 Planning Meeting
6:30-8:00 Location TBD, Austin Landing, Miamisburg, OH 45342
Wed, May 16, 2018 Planning Meeting
6:30-8:00 Location TBD, Austin Landing, Miamisburg, OH 45342
Wed, Jun 20, 2018 Planning Meeting
6:30-8:00 Location TBD, Austin Landing, Miamisburg, OH 45342
Wed, Jul 18, 2018 Planning Team Meeting – Status, Open Items and Milestones
9:00-5:00 PM Pick Up Ambassadors at Airport – Dayton AP primary
6:00-8:00 PM Final planning team meeting – Hilton Garden, Austin Landing, 12000 Innovation Drive, Miamisburg, OH 45342
8:00-11:00 PM Evening Social/Party at Austin Landing Bar
Late Evening Night Bow Fishing with Warriors (Private) – Caesar Creek, Waynesville, Ohio
Thu, July 19, 2018 Warrior Orientation and Full Throttle Racing Day
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, Middletown, Ohio
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
4:00-5:30 PM Warrior Weekend Orientation (Ambassadors & Warriors)
Opening Prayer – Pastor Lamar
5:30 PM Muddy Buddys all lined up for drive to Full Throttle Racing
6:00 PM Warrior Transport/Jeep Convoy to Full Throttle Racing
6:30-11:00 PM Full Throttle Racing Warrior Experience
6:30 PM Warriors Arrive at Full Throttle – 11725 Commons Dr, Cincinnati, OH 45246
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
Friday, July 20, 2018 Warrior Gun Shooting and Concert Day
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 – Miamisburg Sportsmen’s Club, 6300 S Union Rd, Miamisburg, OH 45342
9:00-4:00 PM Multi-gun Shoot at Miamisburg Sportsmen’s Club (Private)
12:00-1:00 PM Lunch – All Warriors and VIP at the Miamisburg Sportsmen’s Club
Afternoon PM Warrior Rest, Relax, Yoga, Caregiver Support – Hilton Garden, Austin Landing, 12000 Innovation Drive, Miamisburg, OH 45342
5:30 PM (TFX DEMO) Ohio Challenge Demo Jump – TFX Flag/Streamer Jumpers
5:00-6:00 PM Warrior Weekend Hotrod Happy Hour Austin Landing Park (Open to Public) – Austin Landing Common Area, Miamisburg, OH 45342
6:00-6:30 PM Load up in Hot Rods
6:30-7:00 PM Hot Rods Transport to Warrior Concert – Hilton Garden, Austin Landing, 12000 Innovation Drive, Miamisburg, OH 45342
8:00 PM (TFX DEMO) Ohio Challenge TFX Jump Big Flag at Ohio Challenge – Smith Park, Middletown, OH 45044
7:00-11:00PM 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) – Caesar Creek, Waynesville, Ohio
Saturday, July 21,2018 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
11:30- 1:00 PM Lunch for all Warriors and Sponsors – Jet Hanger/DZ
Afternoon PM Warrior Rest, Relax, Yoga, Caregiver Support – Hilton Garden, Austin Landing, 12000 Innovation Drive, Miamisburg, OH 45342
12:00-5:00 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 – Smith Park, Middletown, OH 45044
6:00-10:00 PM Lima Company Memorial – On Display
3:00/4:00/5:00 PM (TFX DEMO) TFX Jump – Flag/Streamer Jumpers – Ohio Challenge Smith Park
4:30-6:30 Private Warrior Weekend VIP Dinner (300+ People) – Jet Hanger, Run Way, Middletown, OH 45042
4:30 PM Guests arrive – Live Music Entertainment
5:00-6:30 PM Capstone VIP Warrior Dinner
Welcome: David and John Hart, Blues Skies Founders
Proclamation: Larry Mulligan Jr., Mayor City of Middletown, Ohio
Post Colors: Middletown PD Honor Guard
Honor Fallen: Bagpipes, Drew Kennedy, US Army Ranger
Comments and Prayer: USAF Captain Guy Gruters, Vietnam POW, Silver Star (2), Distinguished Flying Cross (2), Purple Heart (2), Bronze with Valor
Serve Food: Combs BBQ
Acknowledge: CSM Bennie Atkins, US Army Medal of Honor
Acknowledge: VIP and Sponsors
Acknowledge: Alumni/Ambassadors Gold Stars and Purple Hearts
Acknowledge: Honored New Warrior Gold Stars and Purple Hearts
Meet Team Fastrax:(All hands-on)
Leadership Award
6:30 PM Wrap up and proceed to Ohio Challenge
6:45-7:00 Warriors Convoy in Muddy Buddys Jeeps to Ohio Challenge Main Stage
7:00-8:00 Public Warrior Ceremony, Warrior Award Presentation with Senior Military Leaders – Main Stage Ohio Challenge, Smith Park, Middletown, Ohio 45043
Present/Speaker – USAF Leadership
8:00-11:00 Warriors, Sponsors and VIP Enjoy Ohio Challenge Hot Air Balloon Festival at Selection.com VIP Pavilion
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
Sunday, July, 22, 2018 Warrior Wrap up and Travel Day – Hilton Garden, Austin Landing, 12000 Innovation Drive, Miamisburg, OH 45342
Morning Warrior Farewell Breakfast and Wrap Up at Hilton Garden (Informal)
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