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HONOR OUR DEFENDERS DAY    JULY 9,2011     LACKLAND AIR FORCE BASE

The Alamo Chapter held the first annual HONOR OUR DEFENDERS DAY event on July 9,2011 at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio Texas. The event was a successful picnic - concert type event for Security Forces men, women and family from Lackland AFB, Randolph AFB and Fort Sam Houston. The attendees enjoyed fine food, great musical entertainment, great prized and childrens games. Dignitaries included Colonel Patrick M.Kelly AFSF Commander;Colonel Gregory Reese, 37th Training Group Commander;Colonel(Ret) Jerry and Lucille Bullock,Executive Director Air Force Security Forces Association; Lt. Colonel Edward Schneider, 802nd SFS;San Antonio Police Chief William McManus.

Music for the opening ceremonies and throughout the vent was provided by PATRIOT DJ SERVICE of San Antonio. Live music entertainment was provided by CWO DARBY LEDBETTER and his band.

      

An ALAMO CHAPTER Recognition Plaque was presented to the San Antonio Chief of Police William McManus.

Colonel Gregory Reese and Lt. Colonel Edward Schneider were presented a Proclamation from the Governor of Texas (Rick Perry); a United States Flag flown of the US. Capitol from the San Antonio US Senate Representative (K. Baily Hutchison)and a Recognition Certificate from Senator John Cornyn.
      

Supporters of the event included:

SACRAMENT VALLEY CHAPTER-AFSFA,  EAGLE CHAPTER-AFSFA,    ALAMO CHAPTER-AFSFA


SAVAGE ARMS CO.,TEXAS RANGERS BALL CLUB,SAN ANTONIO SPURS,GLAZER'S DIST., SPRINGFIELD ARMORY CO.,LMT-Lewis Machine and Tool Co., JIM'S RESTAURANT, SEA ISLAND SHRIMP HOUSE, PARKER WESTWOOD GIFTS


DR. and MRS. C. BURKHARDT, MR. G.L. HOLMES, MR. E.M.LAVIN, MR. D.D. VARELLA, MR. J. BROKAW, MR. B.DOUGHTERY, MR. B. EGGER, TRACYIAMME, MR. B. BHRISTY, MR. D. BUSTOS, MR. L. FRAKOB, MR. G.R. LINDQUIST, MR.B.RINCOMINI,     MR. P. SCHWARTZ, COL. J. PROBST, LT. COL. E. SCHNEIDER, REV. R. PLESTED


Below are some photos from the July 9th event:

        

        

        

        

        

        

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