ARMED FORCES DAY FLY-IN/DRIVE-IN
Connecting veterans and their families through aviation.
Saturday, May 18th 2019
LZ-64 Brings Veterans Together in The Spirit of Camaraderie and Support for Those Dealing with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, (PTSD) and their struggles within.
Building Strength Through Friendships… and a Renewed Spirit of Adventure Through Aviation
Connect volunteer pilots with veterans to fly them into the event and provide aircraft rides to veterans that drive in.
Network veterans and their families with veteran resource organizations.
Provide a patriotic day as a welcome home for Vets with music, food, displays, and camaraderie for Vets of all conflicts
Enable both Veterans and guest to experience the thrill of aviation with static displays and aircraft taking off and landing all day.
Give our Vets a no-cost smorgasbord of food. (other guests will only pay a small amount for food)
VETERAN AND PTSD AWARENESSConnecting with veterans in the Tri-state area to increase the awareness of PTSD and reduce the loss of 22 veterans per day due to suicide.
Who can attend this event?
Everyone who proudly supports our Veterans. The primary attendee is our Veteran, no matter how old or how young, which branch served, in War or Peace Time. All veterans of the United States of America are free to attend. Their spouses, children & significant others are welcomed to attend as well.
Can I drive instead?
Sure, get here anyway you can… how ever you choose to arrive is up to you. If you are flying in, be sure to REGISTER as soon as possible so we can link you up with a pilot near you.
I'm a Pilot, will I be charge a landing fee?
No! Landing Fees will be waived and the Monmouth Jet Center will be providing a $1 per gallon discount on fuel. If you fly in with a vet on board, you will also be treated to free lunch.
Where does my donation go?
Your monetary or in-kind donation will benefit the non-profit 501(c)(3), The Nine Line Foundation and related exhibiting local Non-Profit Veterans resource groups. Nine Line Foundation, is dedicated to supporting our nation’s most severely wounded veterans. By working with one veteran at a time, Nine Line is making a significant impact on veterans’ lives across the country.