Lt Gen Kehoe flew the F-4 at Da Nang, '70-'71.


Order of Daedalians
P.O. Box 11261
Chandler, Arizona 85248


Order of Daedalians HQ, San Antonio.

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Meeting Photos:

February 2015

January 2015

December 2014

November 2014

October 2014

September 2014

NEXT MEETING:
(Joint Mtg with Luke)
Thursday, 12 Mar 2015
1800: Social Hour
1900: Dinner
Speaker:

Lt Gen Nick Kehoe
National Commander
Order of Daedalians.
(click for biography)
Topic:
Order of Daedalians
Status Update.
Location:
Dobson's Restaurant
at the Dobson Ranch
Golf Course,
2155 South Dobson Rd, Mesa (480-644-2600).
(click for map)

Menu:
Meat Loaf Wellington,
Panko Chicken,
or Sea Bass.
(all come with vegetables, rolls, coffee or tea,
and dessert).
Price:
$25 per person
(includes toasting wine)
Recommended Dress:
Dressy Casual

CALENDAR:
12 Mar: Meeting
with Luke Flight 33
16 Mar: Staff Mtg
9 Apr: Meeting
13 Apr: Staff Mtg
14 May: Meeting
18 May: Staff Mtg
Summer Break
10 Sep: Meeting
14 Sep: Staff Mtg
8 Oct: Meeting
12 Oct: Staff Mtg
Click for info on the Daedalians' seal.The Order of Daedalians honors, as its Founder Members, all WW I aviators who were commissioned as officers and rated as military pilots no later than the Armistice on 11 November 1918. It perpetuates their names as the first to fly our country's airplanes in time of war. The Order's membership of commissioned, warrant and flight officer military pilots and WASPs, with its worldwide network of Daedalian Flights and its comprehensive awards program, supports the military services and other aerospace activities. The Awards and Scholarship Programs of the Order and Foundation encourage patriotism, integrity, and good character in our nation's youth; military careers as commissioned pilots; safety of flight, and excellence in the performance of military duties. The Daedalian Foundation's scholarship program also promotes study in aerospace disciplines.  For more, visit the Order of Daedalians web site (Note: Willie Flight 82 is a tax exempt 501(c)(19) organization.)
NEWS:
The Order of Daedalians had its genesis in 1921 when Brigadier General William "Billy" Mitchell, Assistant Chief of the Army Air Service, urged the creation of an organization that would perpetuate forever the deeds and memories of the first American pilots who, in W.W. I, were the first to fly our country's airplanes in time of war. Present to hear General Mitchell was then Lieutenant Harold L. George who, 13 years later, on 26 March 1934, at Maxwell Field, Alabama, as one of 35 W.W. I Regular Army commissioned pilots, formally established the Order of Daedalians to "... perpetuate the spirit of patriotism, the love of country, the memories, sad and pleasant, of our service during that period (W.W.I) and to further cement the ties of comradeship which bound us together in that critical hour of our nation's need...."  Click here for more history.
MOAA Spring Golf Tournament:  We're invited to play on 23 April.  Click for Details.
2015 OFFICERS & STAFF:
          Flight Captain & Audio-Visual: Art Stark USAF Ret
          Vice Flight Captain: Dave Oldroyd, USAF Ret
          Treasurer & Jim Vandeventer, USAF
          Flight Adjutant: Jim Adkins, USA Ret
          Provost & Chaplain: Lew Welling, USAF Ret
          Elements Coordinator: Frank Stookey, USA Ret
          Scholarships Chairman: Gary Zettl, USAF Ret
          Biographies: Royce Brownfield, USAF Ret
          Golf Chairman: Paul Wenz, USN Ret
          Web Site, Newsletter & Membership: Pat Dooley, USAF Ret

FLIGHT MEETINGS:
Normally, Willie Flight 82 meets monthly, September through May, on the second Thursday of the month, but the date can change (see calendar left).  The dinner meeting social hour starts at 1800, with dinner served about 1900, followed by a speaker -- we're usually finished by about 2100. Meeting location and other information are shown in the upper left column
Reservations are made by contacting the appropriate Element Leader listed in the monthly newsletter.

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