Regularly Scheduled Meetings

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The third Thursday of every month except July and August
1100-1330 at Dante Club, 2330 Fair Oaks Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95825
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1st Wed of the month
12:00 PM at Window Box - Rocklin
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Welcome to Sierra Flight Flight # 27!

Sierra Flight 27 was chartered in May 1969. Prior to that date, Sacramento area Daedalians were members of Golden Gate Flight 5, located at Hamilton AFB near San Francisco. Many of the original charter members retired in the local area and were Daedalians until their final flight.

When there were two active Air Force bases in the Sacramento area with scores of active duty and retired pilots, the Flight had a high membership of 273. Due to military force reductions and local base closures, combined with the passing of many of our WWII veterans, membership has declined.

Flight 27 provides scholarship funds each year to outstanding California State University Sacramento AFROTC cadets. This money is matched by National. The Flight also annually presents a Daedalian JROTC Achievement Medal to many local area high school cadets.

A major event for the Flight was the hosting of the 1992 National Convention in Sacramento. National commanders visited the Flight in 1998 and 2014 with high praise for the FlightÂ’s activities.

In July 2014, the Flight recognized an ad hoc group of Daedalian widows who attend our meetings. Subsequently, several other individuals who are not membership qualified, but enjoy and support Flight activities, were also invited to become “Friends of the Flight”. Each individual is presented with a name tag identifying their status.

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June 20th Flt. Luncheon Triple Threat Attack: Reflections ( Bombs, Guns & Cameras ) F-105, A-10 & RF4C Presentation by: Local Daedalians : Allison, Wiswell & Froehlich
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April 18th Luncheon Guest speaker: Gen. Bob Hipwell - From Capturing Saddam to Veteran Honors & Services
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March 21st Luncheon 11:00 AM. Flying the Lockheed SR-71. Untouched for 25 years . Going Mach 3+ & doing it again! Where we went & Why Jim Wilson & Jerry Glasser ( SR-71 pilots ) will answe...
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Sierra Flt Feb 21st Luncheon Rick Hatton ( Guest speaker ) - Flying the Ultimate Fire-Fighter ( DC-10 Air Tanker ) The 2018 air war against forest fires !!
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Congratulations to our latest Scholarship Recipients!

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Brian Abbott
Cal State Univ, Sacramento, CA
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Alana Daum
Cal State Univ, Sacramento, CA
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Robinson Hess
Cal State Univ, Sacramento, CA
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Andrew Lantheir
Major - Air Force JROTC
Del Campo High School
Davani Booker
SA - Navy JROTC
Luther Burbank High School
Giselle Manzano
SSGT - Army JROTC
Weston Ranch High School
Steven Francis
TSGT - Air Force JROTC
Cordova
Benjamin Dittrich
TSGT - Air Force JROTC
Casa Roble High School
Isidro Ruiz
1SGT - Army JROTC
Edison High School
Stephen James
Capt - Army JROTC
Rio Linda High School
Isaac Escalade
1LT - Army JROTC
Franklin High School
Joshua Ortillo
COL - Air Force JROTC
Valley High School
Christopher Onate
MSGT - Air Force JROTC
River City High School
Quyen Nong
1LT - Air Force JROTC
Hiram Johnson High School
Earl Henderson
CPO - Navy JROTC
Lincoln High School
Leniha Lagarde
GSGT - Marine JROTC
John F. Kennedy High School
Isiah Flowers
LtCol - Air Force JROTC
Highlands High School
Christopher Hanson
MAJ - Army JROTC
Pacific High School