VP-93 Alumni Association Events 2018
1st Quarterly 1 Mar 18
2nd Quarterly 5 Jun 18
3rd Quarterly 6 Sep 18
4th Quarterly 7 Dec 18
Make plans now. Always first Thursday of the Quarterly month.
ANNUAL VP-93 Golf Outing and Picnic August 4, 2018 Always first Saturday in August.
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.
LH02 Work Detail Saturday TBA
Of special note is the 2018 LH02 Work Party has NOT been established.
LH02 Tour Guide Coordinator
LH02 Closing 28 Oct 18
The next VP-93 Alumni Association meeting is: Mar 1, 2018
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
"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 availableCost 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.