Purpose: Weekend with Warriors is a special event to honor our veterans and let them personally tell our youth what made our country great. This event will also showcase exhibitors in the aerospace, aviation and defense industries and the U.S. military who will explain career opportunities in their respective fields to young attendees.
Veterans Exhibits: Veterans from all of wars (WW II, Korea, et al.) will exhibit their memorabilia and share their personal military experiences.
Career Opportunity Exhibits: Professionals from the following civilian industries and veterans and military organizations will discuss career paths and opportunities for youths:
Aerospace and Defense
Aviation and Avionics
Military Academy Graduates
Military Recruiting Organizations
Career Development Exhibits: Youth organizations will include:
Civil Air Patrol Units
Boy Scout and Girl Scout Troops
Education Exhibits: Specialists from the following will explain education opportunities via:
Air Force Academy, West Point, Annapolis
University ROTC Programs
Special Guest Speakers: Will highlight early career planning importance from their own career experiences.
Commemorative Air Force Museum: Will be OPEN and FREE to all attendees.
Historic and Current Aircraft: Will be on display with pilots to tell kids about flying and careers in aviation.
Free Flights: Kids 8-17 yrs of age will be provided by the Experimental Aircraft Association, which has flown 1.5 million kids in the last 20 years as part of their Young Eagles Program.
Location: Commemorative Air Force Hangar, New Century Airport, 6 Aero Plaza, New Century, KS 66031
Weekend with Warriors is sponsored by the Kansas City Chapter of the US Air Force Academy Association of Graduates
For information contact 913-894-8887