Event Calandar 2012
Fort Richardson WWII Event
Sponsor: Fort Richardson State Park and Historic Site
Date: 26-26 February 2012
Venue: Jacksboro, Texas
Open House 2012
Large display of military vehicles to include tanks and other armored vehicles. Public WWII battle on Saturday with many US and German vehicles. Daily flea market. Pre-Registration preferred using the registration link on the event website. contact Denny or Leisha for more information.
Sponsor: Museum of the American G.I.
Date: 16-17 March 2012
Venue: College Station, Texas
Muster Day 2012
Living history exhibits, historic weapons firing demos, military vehicle rides, historic and current military vehicle and aircraft displays, and 36th Division band concert. recreating the battle of Montelimar in September 1944, when the 36th Infantry Division almost cut off the retreat of the German 19th Army following the invasion of Southern France. This will be a vehicle heavy event. Besides the museum's Sherman tank, M3 halftrack and Hetzer, there will be a Stug III, German halftrack, M8 Armored Car, M5 Stuart Tank, and an additional Sherman Tank. Pre-Registration required. Photo ID required for admission to Camp Mabry. Contact the Texas Military Forces Museum at (512) 782-5770 or email Jeffrey Hunt, Museum Director.
Sponsor: Texas Military Forces Museum
Date: 20-22 April 2012
Venue: Camp Mabry, Austin, Texas
Memorial Day Armed Forces Event
Participants and spectators can ride to the "German Village of Rheinhausen" on the military transport train. Spectators can watch the battle unfold from their seats. During the ride to the battle spectators can walk through the train and to a historic mock-up of General Patton's railcar. Following the battle on Saturday night is a 1940's USO Show Dinner & Dance for $35 per person. See the Texas State Railroad State Historic Park website for more information.
Sponsor: Texas State Railroad State Historic Park
Date: 25-27 May 2012
Venue: Palestine, Texas
Unit Training Event
Unit training event to conduct basic training for new recruits and sustainment training for all troopers. Training will include individual tasks, weapons orientation, individual and squad movement, tactics, discussion of unit history and ogranizational structure as well as conduct unit administrative tasks.
Sponsor: Able Company
Date: TBD June 2012
Venue: Training Facility, Mount Pleasant, Texas
Static display and flying WWII and modern aircraft. Reenactors will participate in the "Tora, Tora, Tora" battle simulating the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. Contact the AIRSHO Chairman, Gena Linebarger, via email at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Sponsor: Commemorative Air Force
Date: 12-14 October 2012
Venue: Midland International Airport, Midland, Texas
Waxahachie WWII Weekend
1940s and WWII event in and around Waxahachie Town Square. Reenacted battles for train depot and bridge as well as Allied and Axis camps. See Event Flier for more details. For additional information visit the Waxahachie WWII Weekend Yahoo! Group or email PattonsAide@yahoo.com
Sponsor: City of Waxahachie
Date: 9-11 November 2012
Venue: Waxahachie, Texas