Event Calandar 2014

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: 15-17 February 2014
Venue: Training Facility, Mount Pleasant, Texas

HEARTS Living History

Public display of life in the paratroopers. Able Co. will be conducting a living history camp complete with full working field kitchen, and mess, weapons and ammuniton displays, radios, jeeps, and a fully packed T-5 parachute. Able Co. will also be participating with W Company, 1st Aribourne Division (British), who will have British weapons and equipment on display. Gen. George Patton is rumored to be stopping by for a formal inspection of the camps as well.

Sponsor: HEARTS Veterans Museum
Date: 21-23 March 2014
Venue: Huntsville, Texas

Muster Day 2014

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: 25-27 April 2014
Venue: Camp Mabry, Austin, Texas

16th Annual Salute to the Armed Forces

This year’s event has been expanded to three days and will feature the travelling replica of the Vietnam Memorial Wall and its accompanying Cost of Freedom Tribute. At 80% the size of the original wall in our nation’s capital, this replica contains every name engraved on the original. The purpose of this annual event is to pay tribute to all branches and all eras of service to our country.

The Patriot Train departs at 10am, 1:30pm and 3:30pm each day for a short, (approximately 1-hour) roundtrip run to the Jarvis Wye and back.

Tickets are:
Lone Star Premium Price
- $30 for adults, $20 for children 2-12 (children under age 2 ride for free!) and $27 for seniors.
Standard Price - $20 for adults, $15 for children 2-12 (children under age 2 ride for free!) and $18 for seniors. We want to honor those who have served or are currently serving in the military with a FREE ride on this special train that will be decked out in red, white and blue!

*Offer extends to military members only with valid ID. Does not include other family or dependent IDs.

For more information download: Exhibitor Information, Exhibitor Guidelines, or Information Sheet

Participants must bring the Release and Liability forms to the event

Sponsor: Texas State Railroad State Historic Park
Date: 23-25 May 2014
Venue: Palestine, Texas

March on Rome

March on Rome is a tactical battle replicating the Cassino-Anzio Campaign along Highway 6 to Rome. The tactical is held at Fort Stanton, New Mexico which presents challenging terrain similar to southern Italy. The event consists of two private tactical battles on Friday and Saturday and a public battle Friday evening. Visit http://www.marchonrome.org or contact management@marchonrome.org for more information

Sponsor: March On Rome Organization
Date: 24-26 July 2014
Venue: New Mexico

World War II Air Expo

Static display and flying WWII aircraft including the B-29 FIFI, B-24, a B-17, a P-51, a C-47 and several other planes of the era. Also included will be several restored military vehicles. Able Company will set up tents, display weapons and gear typically used by members of the 101st Airborne and talk with the public about that unit and those items.

Sponsor: Commemorative Air Force
Date: 3-5 October 2014
Venue: Dallas Executive Airport, Dallas, 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 iblast4fun@grandecom.net for more information.

Sponsor: Commemorative Air Force
Date: 10-12 October 2014
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: 7-9 November 2014
Venue: Waxahachie, Texas