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Volunteer Opportunity: JBMDL Open House & Air Show

posted Apr 28, 2016, 3:55 AM by Alisa Vural

The Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst Open House and Air Show is coming up May 13 (Set-up day), 14-15 (Show Days).  
This is a major opportunity for CAP to work directly with the Air Force. This is a volunteer opportunity for both Senior Members and Cadets. We must have a Senior member attend if our cadets are attending. We need to know who is interested in participating. Please fill out the interested form if you would like to participate. Respond by Tuesday, 3 May 2016 at 1700 hours. The form is HERE.


Volunteers of all ranks are needed to do a variety of tasks like:

·         Manning the CAP STEM Demonstrations

·         Manning the CAP Recruiting Booth

·         Manning the CAP Aircraft Static Displays

·         CAP Van Drivers

·         Event Program Sales

·         Cadet Officers have the honor and opportunity to escort Distinguished Visitors at show Center Stage.

·         And more.


Dates Available:  Friday (display set-up), Saturday, and Sunday (Manning Event).  You can help as many days as you want.


New This Year – Team Registration

·         Cadets must register as part of a Team led by a responsible Senior Member.

·         Cadets cannot register individually for this event.

·         Senior Members - Create a team with a name that reflects your home unit i.e. NJ-059 or RVCS-Team1, etc. 

·         The Senior Member in charge should be the first participant to register on the team followed by all the cadets they will be responsible for, up to a total of 12 people.  Are there more than 12 participants coming from your unit? Simply create an additional team!


Billeting is currently available for members who live more than 20 miles from JB MDL.  This may be opened to all depending on the response.  
Dining facilities will be available to all registered participants.


Additional information such as Arrival Time, Rally Points, Uniform of the Day and Duty Assignments will be sent to registered participants during the week before the event.