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April 23
April 28

Western Regional Roundup:
Western Region Round Up to be held at Sam’s Town in Las Vegas.
Details are on the Western Regional Roundup website.
Here's some pictures from last year's Western Regional Roundup in Laughlin, NV.

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May 13

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 7.
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 20

Flagstaff Armed Forces Day Parade:
The 11th Annual "Flagstaff Armed Forces Day Parade" will be held on Saturday May 20th, 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.
The theme will be "Proud To Serve."
"Parade Check-In" begins at 8:00 AM at 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.)
The Webmaster won't be there, so please take pictures and forward to Dan Marks.
Have a pancake breakfast at the American Legion Post 3 (204 W. Birch) from 6:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m.
Here's some pictures from last May's Flagstaff Armed Forces Day Parade.

Staging from 8AM to 10AM.
Roll at 11AM

May 27

Mesa Market Place Memorial Day Event:
Mesa Market Place Memorial Day Event to be held on Saturday, May 27, 2017, from 8:00 am to a little after noon.
The Mesa Market Place is located on Baseline Rd, just south of the Superstition Highway (US-60) and Signal Butte Rd (Exit 193.)
10550 E Baseline Rd, Mesa, AZ 85209
(Left-click address, above, for a Google map to the Mesa Market Place.)
Perch Base will display the USS Phoenix float in a static display.
There will be a Remembrance at 10:30am. The Motorcycle Color Guard of America will present the Colors, Chuck Byers with MOPH 2560 and Vietnam Vets of America will provide the keynote address. The Patriot Youth Corps will perform the Missing Man Ceremony and the Wounded Warrior Ceremony.

8 a.m. to noon.

May 29

Memorial Day:
Perch Base will attend the Memorial Day ceremony at the National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona:
This is one of the two most important events of our yearly calendar.
Because of the large crowds at this event, and the scarcity of available seating, it is strongly urged that everyone get there no later than 7 a.m.
As in previous years, we will follow with the Tolling of the Boats in the Circle of Remembrance at the World War II Submarine Torpedo monument.
23029 N. Cave Creek Rd., Phoenix, AZ 85024
(Left-click address, above, for a Google map to the cemetery.)
The Webmaster will be at his qual boat's reunion, so please take pictures and forward to Dan Marks,
Here's some pictures from last May's Memorial Day Ceremonies.


June 10

June 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."


July 1

Prescott Frontier Days© rodeo parade:
More details coming later.
Here's some pictures from last year's Prescott Frontier Days© rodeo parade.

Staging at 8AM
Roll at 9AM

August 31
September 5

2017 Convention:
2017 Convention will be held in Orlando, FL at the Rosen Shingle Creek Resort.
Visit the Convention website.
(More details to follow.)
Here's some pictures from last year's Convention in Reno, NV.

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November 9

Sierra Verde Elementary School:
More details coming later.
This will be a static display with the USS Phoenix (SSN-702) for the school's Veteran's Day celebration during which they instill a sense of honor and duty to our veterans. The Sierra Verde Elementary School is located at:
7241 W Rose Garden Ln, Glendale, AZ 85308
(Left-click address, above, for a Google map to the school.)

9 AM

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