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Military

Thanks for visiting our Military page!

In 2017, we have TWO military-focused events that will be of interest to our community.

First, on Friday, April 7, the Chamber will host a banquet for Okaloosa County to honor the 75th Anniversary of the start of World War II.  The event will be held at the Emerald Coast Convention Center on Okaloosa Island - and we'll be honoring local WWII veterans along with several special WWII vets who will be flying in from around the country for this special evening.

Already confirmed:

    Col. Richard E. Cole (USAF, Ret.), the last surviving Doolittle Raider


We invite you to join us - or event better - to sponsor a table at this exciting commemorative event. 

1.  Sponsor a visiting World War II Hero or Celebrity Guest* to attend the banquet (reserved table of 10).  Eight guests of your choosing ill be joined by one of he invited out-of-town visitors and their guest at the banquet - $1,500.

2.     Sponsor a local World War II Veteran* (reserved table of 10) - Eight guests of your choosing will be joined by a local vet and their guest at the banquet - $1,000.

3.     Table Sponsor* (reserved table of 10) - Ten guests of your choosing - $750.

4.     Sponsor a local WWII Vet* and their guest to attend the banquet.  You and a guest will join a local vet and tgheir guest at a reserved table - $250.

          *Note: All Table Sponsors and WWII Veteran Sponsors will be acknowledged at Banquet.

5.       Individual banquet tickets (general seating) - $50.




The day following the banquet, April 8th 2017, is Military Family & Veterans Appreciation Day at the Fort Walton Beach Landing. Free food, entertainment and activities for all active duty military, veterans and their families. From 11:00 am to 6:00 pm. 139 Brooks Street, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548.
 
Come down to enjoy the family fun and visit with the many veterans service organizations and register for a variety of prizes and giveaways that will be going on throughout the day.

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