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Gala Celebration – 100th Anniversary of NAS Pensacola & 50th Anniversary of the National Naval Aviation Museum


September 20, 2014 @ 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm

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Please join us Saturday, September 20th, 2014 to celebrate these milestones in the history of the National Naval Aviation Museum and NAS Pensacola, with a fun-filled evening featuring live music, cocktails and dinner.

Cocktail Reception in Museum’s Hangar Bay One – 5:30 p.m.

Dinner with Special Recognition of President George H.W. Bush in the Blue Angels Atrium featuring Special Guest, Jeb Bush Jr. – 7:00 p.m.

Dessert and Dancing (New Orleans’ Jimmy Maxwell Orchestra) on the Museum’s WWII Cabot Flight Deck – 9:00 p.m.

Black Tie (Miniature medals for veterans encouraged) Military: Dinner Dress 

For ticket availability, contact Leslie Geiger at (850) 453-2389.




History Up Close

Follow our series on the 100th Anniversary of NAS Pensacola for a unique look at the history of the air station, including rare photographs and anecdotes from those who trained at the Cradle of Naval Aviation.


Sponsorship Opportunities

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Event Sponsors

Platinum ($100,000+)

The Boeing CorporationNorthrop Grumman
Sacred Heart Hospital

Silver ($25,000+)

The James MacDougald FamilyPratt & WhitneyUSAA

Bronze ($10,000+)

AAREscambia County Sheriffs OfficeFoundation Board of DirectorsLockheed MartinSanta Rosa Island Authority

Four Star ($5,000+)

Cat Country 98.7News Radio 1620Elbit Systems of AmericaGulf PowerAdmiral and Mrs. Tom HaywardHirtle Callaghan &amp Co.Mr. and Mrs. Andrew TaylorTroy University

Three Star ($2,500+)

Craig TechnologiesCubicEmbry-Riddle Aeronautical University Pensacola CampusFlorida BlueGE AviationHuntington IngallsPen Air Federal Credit UnionPerdido Key Area Chamber of CommerceWyle Laboratories

Two Star ($1,000+)

A. Downing Gray & CompanyE.W. Bullock Associates/Appleyard AgencyCentral Credit Union of FloridaChick-fil-AThe Honorable and Mrs. Lacey A. CollierFlight Avionics Florida Bankers AssociationGeicoHighpointe Hotel CorporationLandrum Human ResourcesNavy Federal Credit UnionBlue WahoosRegions BankRolls-RoyceZodiac Aerospace


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