Drawing  Monday,

November 11, 2020


Countdown to

purchase tickets



ONE for $25



FIVE for $100

No Blackout dates! Use until  May 17, 2021

Travel anywhere Southwest flies in the “Continental” United States. Total value $800!

There is no limit to the number of tickets 

sold to one person.

Buy raffle tickets online (above) or by mail.

Write check to TCVA & mail to

TCVA c/o Joe Caruso, 

4194 Columbia Park, Pomfret MD 20675

       For questions contact Cheryl Vos @ tacamocommunity@gmail.com


Raffle to Benefit TCVA Heritage Center

Heritage Center Mission

Collecting, cataloging and displaying in museums, artifacts donated by members


How does purchasing a raffle ticket support TCVA Heritage Center?    TCVA provides visuals to share the mission of those who served in TACAMO.  Visuals give continuity to public spaces, becoming part of the TACAMO memory. 


TCVA Heritage Center Vision

Find space that can be furnished to display artifacts donated by our membership and affiliates. 


TCVA Projects

VQ-3 TACAMO Museum Display

Update:  relocation of display & update display with weather proof photos

891 Display in Pensacola at the National Naval Aviation Museum

Update:  A display next to 891 is now under consideration

Pax River Museum Display

Update:  The museum has designated a room for displays,

construction is underway. 

Collecting TACAMO Artifacts - contact Cheryl Vos to arrange obtaining your donation

Reunion displays of TACAMO History

TACAMO virtual museum


Raffle Information


TACAMO Community Veterans Association (TCVA) is currently selling raffle tickets for a chance to win TWO ROUND TRIP TICKETS donated by Southwest Airlines to any destination Southwest Airlines flies to in the Continental United States. Total value $800. Tickets expire on 5/17/2021   This raffle is being conducted by TCVA, a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization.  By IRS declaration, ticket purchases for valuable prizes are not eligible for charitable tax deductions.


Raffle tickets are $25 for ONE or $100 for FIVE. For every ticket you buy, your name will be entered in the raffle, so

the more you buy, the more chances you have to win.  Ticket purchasers must be 18 years or older to participate in this raffle.


Venues and dates for purchasing raffle tickets are:

  • Online Click on the link above or purchase your tickets at the mini-Reunion

  • Raffle Tickets purchase by Mail 

    • Write check or money order out to TCVA, mail to TCVA c/o Joe Caruso, 4194 Columbia Park, Pomfret MD 20675

    • Your MUST include name, phone number and email address you want on the ticket(s). 

    • Upon receiving the check or money order, we will fill out the ticket(s) with your information, then email you your tickets for you to keep for your record.

    • Checks in the mail must be received by November 3, 2020 to be eligible for the drawing.


The winner will be announced 4 July 2020

  • Winner need not be present in order to win.

  • Airline Tickets total value is $800.00. Tickets expire on 5/17/2021

  • Airline Tickets are subject to any restrictions and rules imposed by the airline including security fees, security requirements, and reservations.

  • The winner will be determined by random drawing. Winner must present a valid state issued photo ID or their ticket stub with the winning number to receive the prize. If the winner is not present at the time of the drawing, they will be contacted by phone to make arrangements for delivery of their airline tickets/voucher.

  • TACAMO Community Veterans Association will be held harmless for any decision by the airline that may affect travel, etc. TACAMO Community Veterans Association is not responsible for unreadable names or addresses, wrong phone numbers, or incorrect or unreadable email addresses.  TACAMO Community Veterans Association assume no liability for lost, late, misdirected, mutilated, incomplete, illegible, or entries without payment which will be deemed invalid and disqualified. 


Not Eligible 

  • TCVA BOD & STAFF, STATCOM WING Commodore & Deputy, Squadrons COs & XOs

Raffle Tickets Purchased
  • Bill Ritter

  • Kenneth Simundson

  • Jim Meppelink

  • Frankie Williams

  • Steve Hickle

  • Richard Holleger

  • Chris Sachs

  • Jim Harvey

  • John Alger

  • Jack Bowers

  • Andre Boutte

  • Joe Palmer

  • Stanley Braisted 

  • Francis McHale 

  • Jim Barney 

  • Dave Howry

  • Anthony Nelson

  • David Mills

  • Dave Potter

  • Darrell Tapp


(One Raffle Ticket with Membership)

  • Tim Roe

  • Dave Potter

  • James Cena

  • Allyn Eaves

  • Charlie Bridges

  • Janeen Igou

  • Gary Goode

  • Bob Wicker

  • Darrel