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March 16

Deadline for Spring Quarter MidWatch:
All input must be in to Chuck Luna, Communication Officer, to be included in next MidWatch Newsletter to be published on April 7th.


Saturday / Sunday
March 17 and 18

Luke Days 2018: The Future of Airpower
Mark your calendars - Luke Days 2018: The Future of Airpower featuring the U.S. Navy Blue Angels is set for March 17-18, 2018!
Even though Perch Base won’t be there as a Base event, individuals may still wish to go on their own.
Gates will open at 9am and opening ceremonies begin at 10:15am both days! You can expect the Blue Angels to end the flying day around 3:30pm both days. For a full list of performers be sure to head to


April 14

April Monthly General Meeting:
Join us at 1200 hours (noon if you’ve been out a while.) at Dillon's Restaurant,
20585 North 59th Ave, Glendale, AZ 85308-6821
(Left-click address, above, for a Google map to Dillon's.)
Come at 1100 for time to "socialize."


April 23
April 27

2018 Western Regional Roundup:
Visit the Roundup website at to review the agenda and register.
Tours will include Lake Mead and the Mob Museum.
The Roundup will be at Sam's Town in Las Vegas, NV. Room rates vary according to amenities and views desired (and perhaps if you want a coffee pot in your room.) Use the Group Rate Code "A8USC04" when booking.
Here's some pictures from last year's Western Regional Roundup.

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May 12

Annual Lunch Picnic Meeting at White Tanks Park:
20304 West White Tank Mountain Road, Waddell, AZ 85355
(Left-click address, above, for a Google map to the White Tanks Park.)
Ramada 4F
(No meeting at Dillon's)
All Arizona sub vets and their families are cordially invited!
The Picnic meal will be provided by the Perch Base, including soft drinks and water, however there is a $6.00 fee per vehicle to enter the park which must be paid by the driver.
You are allowed to bring your own beer! But no glass containers, please.
If you’re coming, we’ll need a head count by May 6.
A few volunteers are needed who are willing to arrive early to help setup and a few to stay late to break down.
Here's some pictures from last year's Annual Lunch Picnic Meeting.

11 AM to 2 PM

May 19

Flagstaff Armed Forces Day Parade:
The 12th Annual "Flagstaff Armed Forces Day Parade" will be held on Saturday May 19th, 2017, in Historic Downtown Flagstaff beginning at 11:00 AM.
We have been invited to parade the USS Phoenix (SSN-702) float, as in previous years.
"Parade Check-In" begins at 8:00 AM at Humphreys Street and Cherry Avenue by San Francisco de Asis Catholic School. We won’t know our staging location until check-in, but it should be within a block or two of this location.
(Left-click address, above, for a Google map to the check in location.)
This year's parade theme is "FREEDOM IS NOT FREE."
We have no word, yet, if the American Legion Post 3 will have the usual pancake breakfast.
Here's some pictures from last May's Flagstaff Armed Forces Day Parade.

Roll at 11AM

June 30

Prescott Frontier Days© rodeo parade:
2018 Parade Theme: "Honoring Our Every Day Heroes"
We do not have our assigned staging position, yet.
They will start closing streets for the parade after 6:00a.m. Parade entrants can start arriving after 6:00a.m. Parade volunteers will be available after 7:00am. ALL parade entrants need to be in place by 8:00a.m. The parade starts at 9:00!!
Here is the parade route.
Here's some pictures from last year's Prescott Frontier Days© rodeo parade.

Staging at 8AM
Roll at 9AM

Oct 21, 2018
Oct 28, 2018

2018 Convention Cruise:
Save the date (and start saving your money!) for the 2018 USSVI National Convention Cruise.
The cruise will depart from Ft. Lauderdale, FL on the Holland America Line's ms Nieuw Amsterdam with scheduled stops at:
Half Moon Cay, Bahamas
Ocho Rios, Jamaica
Georgetown, Grand Cayman
and Cozumel, Mexico
then returning to Ft. Lauderdale, FL. (Sounds like an AUTEC run)
Get details and place reservations at
The 2019 Convention will be in Austin, TX.

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