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THE LARGEST BIRTHDAY TRIBUTE OF 2021!

AIRBORNE! ALL THE WAY!

Come Join us! April 22nd-25th, Skydive Greene County in Xenia Ohio (Pee Wee’s Hometown)

**PLEASE NOTE, there is NO PUBLIC PARKING at Skydive Greene County. DROP-OFF’s ONLY. You must park at the designated Blue Jacket Theater parking lot to then be shuttled to Skydive Greene County.**

$10 Donations are greatly appreciated to off set the cost of the shuttles.

Public Parking Location: Blue Jacket Theater (Caesar Ford Park) 520 S Stringtown Rd, Xenia, Ohio 45385 (4 minutes from Skydive Greene County)

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GENERAL INFORMATION

Parachutist Registration Thursday, April 22nd. NO PUBLIC ACCESS. Please read below for more details …..

Jump Ops Friday and Saturday 11am-5pm – Spectators welcome. (Please note: DZ IS NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC until after 5pm for a $10 Donation). All will have access to food trucks and Beer Garden throughout the event.

Pee Wee’s 100th Birthday Celebration is on Saturday, April 24th from 5-8pm (after jump ops. Time may vary depending on airborne operation)

Sunday, April 25th Pending, weather day for Airborne Operation

FREE TO PUBLIC (please read below for details to watch but please review below)

Friday and Saturday there will be reenactment groups in the “Public Designated Area.” Jump Ops can be viewed from there. FREE TO PUBLIC.

Vintage military vehicles, WWII memorabilia and much, much more will be on display. We are encouraging spectators to come in WWII Dress to honor Pee Wee! FREE TO PUBLIC.

Friday, April 23rd – One Time $10 Donation for Drop Zone Access! After 5pm (please read below)

-Veteran’s Tent photo opportunity. Come join us Friday, April 23rd from 11am-1pm to meet, greet and thank those members of the “Greatest Generation.” The remaining WWII “Screaming Eagles” from the 101st Airborne Division will be in attendance; Jim “Pee Wee” Martin, Dan McBride, Dick Klein, Bob Izumi, Vincent J. Speranza and Tom Rice! $10 Donation to attend and Drop Zone access after 5pm.

-After 5pm, for a $10 Donation, the public may enter the Drop Zone to mingle with the Living History Parachutists, and tour the D-Day aircraft; “That’s All, Brother”“D-Day Doll” – “Placid Lassie”

-Friday Night is BIKE NIGHT from 4-7pm! NO FEE for Beer Garden access, $10 Donation to be on the DZ after 5pm!

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Saturday, April 24th – Pee Wee’s Centennial Celebration!

-Jump Ops 11am – 5pm. Spectators welcome in the “Public Designated Area.” Drop Zone is not open to the public until after 5pm for a $10 Donation. Vintage aircraft can be viewed on the Drop Zone.

-5pm – 8pm Jim “Pee Wee” Martin’s 100th Birthday Ceremonies. TIME MAY VARY DEPENDING ON AIRBORNE OPERATION.

Musical Performance by country singer and viral sensation, Karen Waldrup!

DJ and Master of Ceremonies, Scott Hall with Hall Around Town Radio!

101st Airborne Division Honor Guard

To end with an epic display of fireworks by Pyrotecnico, the leading fireworks for all major spectator events!

-8pm EPIC FIREWORKS!!

VIP LIMITED SEATING is still available, email for details info@wandrvets.org. More information to follow…

**All attendees must comply with the event’s COVID protocols based on the State of Ohio’s current guidelines and mandates**