VP-93 Association

VP-93 Alumni Association Events 2017

1st Quarterly 2 Mar 17

2nd Quarterly 8 Jun 17

3rd Quarterly 7 Sep 17

4th Quarterly 7 Dec 17

Make plans now.

ANNUAL VP-93 Golf Outing and Picnic August 5, 2017




Skipper, I was at the Concorde Inn yesterday (and NO...........I wasn't getting a room :)), I am a member of the fitness club there. I spoke with the Assistant Manager, Donna Vamvas, to find out the "scoop" on the rates for our Executioner's and friends. She told me that, while the "Military Rates" apply to Active Duty, she worked with me on rates for us in August and November. She assured me that she would keep with previous rates of $85/night and gave me a "group code number" to use when calling to make the reservation. I went ahead and blocked 10 rooms, 6 Queens and 4 Kings (they can work with that issue too), but here is the catch............they require a 2 week in advance room reservation, so they will hold them until 7/24, after which time they will be dumped back into the main bank. Also, she told me that people who book through Trivago, Hotwire, Expedia, etc, will be paying more than the $85 rate. The regular rate is $139 on weekends, so this is quite an advantage. Caryl, if you could post this info on the web site, that would be helpful. Concorde Inn of Clinton Township 44315 Gratiot Avenue Clinton Township, MI 48036 phone: 586-493-7300 fax: 586-493-7330 ***Reservations must be made by 07/24/2017*** Room rate: $85 + tax when booking directly through Concorde Inn When calling to make reservations, use code 0804VP, under the group name "VP-93" I hope this information is helpful. If we find out how many people intend on booking here, I can block more rooms if needed.

Other Events


LH02 Work Detail Saturday June 10th

Of special note is t he 2017 LH02 Work Party has been established. It will be an exterior wash on Saturday June 10. Muster 1000 hours SHARP. Obviously we need ‘hard ground' for the bucket truck and we need as many hands as possible.  We can get 4 hose's working so I will form up 4 teams to wash/rinse sections of the aircraft.

Again, it would be great if the folks that will participate contact me IN ADVANCE so I know who/how many folks we'll have.

Note; LH02 washes have resulted in wet clothes. A Change of clothes might be a good idea.

LH02 Tour Guide Coordinator

Jerry Lach


LH02 Closing 28 Oct 16


The next VP-93 Alumni Association meeting is: Jun 8, 2017

All meetings are scheduled for the first Thursday of each Quarter. 1930hrs to 2100 hrs. Location of the official meeting is the Selfridge Air Museum, unless notified otherwise. Such changes will be posted here well in advance of the meeting.

**Change Notice**The pre-meeting briefing will go down around 1800 at Bentley's Roadhouse


Bentley's Roadhouse

(586) 465-3663



"Debrief" location after the meeting will be announced at the meeting.

THE TEN - Now an electronic newsletter (saves money) of interest to Alumni and VP enthusiasts issued periodically.

AMS1 (RET) Charles W. Doran's issues a newsletter Team Executioner News in electronic form. If you are on Skipper Rundell's master list you should get it. Send him an email if you are not getting it: G5AV8OR@aol.com

NEW - VP 93 Baseball type hats available

Cost is $15.00 for squadron members/family members. $20.00 for non-members. Plus minimal mailing cost.

Contact Skipper Rundell with name, quantity, and mailing address if you want one.

VP 93 Challenge Coins still available in limited quantiy.

Contact Skipper Rundell if you want one.

Price is $5.00 each plus shipping A bargin.


P3 Prints are still available

Prints of VP-93 P3B created by the late Paul Wentzel (Squadron artist) are still available

For $20.00 (shipping included) you can own a print of a VP-93 P3 in flight

This is an artist signed and numbered print

All money goes to the VP-93 Association

If you want one send an email to Howard Rundell (see above)



"Zappers" are available. $2.00 @ or 6 for $10.00 plus mailing.

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