Reunion Schedule

Wednesday 6/21

  • TACAMO MEMORIAL DAY

  • Early Bird check-in & Happy Hour at Sheraton OKC bar Happy Hour in Aria Lounge 2:30pm - 6:30pm 

Thursday 6/22

  • Lunch - Noon at Bricktown Brewery gathering or on your own  Menu

  • 2:30pm - 6:30pm  Happy Hour at Sheraton OKC in Aria Lounge - Menu

  • 6:30pm - “Celebration of Life “Crew 4” Gathering  @ OKC Downtown Sheraton

    • Special Guest: John “Admiral” Nelson, USAF-Retired XO Wake Island June 1977

  • 7:30pm - Private meeting for Crew 4 Families & Friends

    • ​With John “Admiral” Nelson, USAF-Retired XO Wake Island June 1977

Friday 6/23

  • TACAMO BBQ "Past and Present TACAMO" 

    • 730am -- TCVA Attendees gather in Sheraton Aria Lounge for briefing & Carpools depart for NAS OKC (Tinker AFB) 

      • Briefing:  NO cell phones, camera, go pros, any recording or gps tracking devices 

    • Between 8:30 & 9am -- Gather at Herc Park area to enter TACAMO Headquarters

    • Tours & Picnic 

      • Picnic-- OKC Pulled Pork & Reel OP beans, shopping at Squadron & TCVA stores and cake cutting with Guest speaker CAPT Ed McCabe, Commodore SCW-1 and Commander Task Force-124

        • Tours

          • VQ-3 Crew 4 Hallway

          • Video with plane tour

          • Weapons Systems Trainers

          • High Bay/Simulator

    • 1230 - Depart Base

  • TACAMO Sprit Wear Liberty NOW Dinner & Happy Hour --- Moved to Dorsey & Debbie Martin's Ranch

    • 2PM  By Invitation from Dorsey & Debbie Martin… TACAMO Sprit Wear Liberty - Happy Hour  & Dinner has been moved to their Ranch  --  ADDRESS: 15561 SE 15th Street, Choctaw, OK 73020  Park in big field to the West side of drive way.

Saturday 6/24

  • "How the Hell Did the Navy End Up in Oklahoma?" 10am in Sheraton Downtown OKC​ Hotel

  • TACAMO BANQUET “2017 Hall of Fame Induction” & “Celebration of TACAMO Heritage” 

    • DRESS CODE: Business Casual/ Tie optional

    • Location: Sheraton Downtown OKC

    • 5pm - 6pm Cocktail Hour

    • 6pm Banquet begins

 

Sunday 6/25 

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FREE Bus Transportation Downtown

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Downtown Discovery (free bus downtown) Frequency: 15 & 30 min Stops in front of Sheraton - Click here for the route map

OKC TOURS & Shopping

  • Tours via Discovery Bus or Walk

    • Devon Tower Tour - Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. 20 in a group. TCVA is    arranging a group tour. Planning to tour, email Cheryl at tcva.reunions@gmail.com

      • ​The tour lasts about 90 minutes and consists of a quarter-mile walk around the center and an elevator ride to the top of Devon Tower, 50 stories above Oklahoma City. Tours must be booked online; walk-up tours are not permitted. 

      • Children: While all ages are welcome, we recommend that children be at least five years old. For the enjoyment of all tour participants, parents are asked to ensure their children stay with the tour group and are not disruptive.

    • Red Earth Art Center 

      •  FREE OF CHARGE.

      • Location:  Red Earth is located at 6 Santa Fe Plaza in downtown Oklahoma City next to the historic Skirvin Hilton Hotel at the intersection of Park Avenue and Broadway.

      • Monday-Friday 10 am - 5 pm 

    • Skirvin Hilton Hotel Self Guided Tour

      • Throughout the Skirvin hotel's century-long history, a lot of changes and updates have been made. However, the owners have worked tirelessly to preserve and honor historically significant architecture and pieces within the hotel.

      • The hotel welcomes you to take a self-guided historical tour to see the Skirvin family crest, original elevator doors, early bell-hop suits, along with intricate, and sometimes eccentric, architectural details.

    • OKC Downtown Walking Tour  LINK

    • OKLAHOMA CITY MUSEUM OF ART

      • ​10 am-5 pm

      • Adults: $12, Seniors (62+): $10, Military (with ID): $5, Active Military (May 30 through September 5): Free**  

      • Also Film Admission: Adults: $9, Seniors (62+): $7

      • Transportation: Discovery Bus or walk

    • The Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum

      • ​ 9am – 6pm

      • Adults $15, Senior (62+) $12, Military (With ID) $12

      • Transportation: Discovery Bus or walk

    • Myriad Botanical Gardens

      • ​Myriad Botanical Gardens Outdoor Grounds

      • Open daily: 6am-11pm

      • Free admission

    • Crystal Bridge Tropical Conservatory

      • 9am-5pm

      • Adults: $8, Seniors (62+): $7, Active Military: $7

      • Transportation: Discovery Bus or walk

    • ​​​Banjo Museum in Bricktown 

      • ​11am-6 pm 

      • Adults $8   Seniors (55+) $7 

      • Transportation:  Walk or Discovery Bus

  • Tours via Carpool

  • Free Shuttle

  • Bleu Garten (Food trucks restaurant) http://www.bleugarten.com/

    • 301 NW 10th St  MIDTOWN OKC 73103 

    • 8 minute walk from the OKC National Memorial & Museum or One mile/20 minute walk from hotel

    • Tues Wed 11am to midnight,

    • Thur-Sat 11am to 2am,

    • Sunday 11 am to 9pm 

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