Camp Dawson Manifest Call

CAMP DAWSON MANIFEST CALL

 

THE 82ND AIRBORNE DIV. ASSOCIATION AND THE SPECIAL FORCES ASSOCIATION WILL BE HOSTING A “MANIFEST CALL” AT CAMP DAWSON, OCTOBER 19TH THRU THE 22ND, 2017. ALL MEMBERS OF THE AIRBORNE COMMUNITY IN AND AROUND WEST VIRGINIA ARE INVITED TO ATTEND. 

WE PLAN TO MUSTER AT 1300 HRS. ON THE 19TH ON THE PATIO AT THE RTI, AFTER CHECK IN. THE  DEPARTURE DATE, WILL BE 1200 HRS. ON SUNDAY.  THIS WILL BE AN OPPORTUNITY FOR TROOPERS WHO HAVEN’T BEEN TO CAMP DAWSON FOR A WHILE, TO SEE THE CHANGES THAT HAVE BEEN MADE IN THE LAST SEVERAL YEARS. IT WILL SURPRISE YOU.

ALL BILLETING WILL BE IN THE RTI AND WE ASK YOU TO CONTACT BILLETING, 304 791 7001 AND MAKE YOUR ARRANGEMENTS.  THERE ARE A VARIETY OF ROOMING OPTIONS AVAILABLE, SO ASK THE CLERK WHEN YOU CALL WHAT IS AVAILABLE.  WE HAVE BLOCKED A NUMBER OF ROOMS FOR OUR GROUP, SO THERE WILL BE NO PROBLEMS WITH A PLACE TO STAY. THERE ALSO ARE 6, CAMPING-TRAILER SITES UP NEAR THE LAKE WITH ELECTRIC AND WATER HOOK-UPS IF YOU WISH TO CAMP. CHECK WITH BILLETING. SOME ROOMS ON DAWSON ARE PET FRIENDLY, AGAIN CHECK WITH BILLETING. ROOM RATES WILL BE MILITARY UNOFFICIAL.  PAYMENT WILL BE BY CREDIT CARD OR CASH. 

THERE ARE SEVERAL NEW FACILITIES YOU WILL SEE ON CAMP DAWSON, INCLUDING THE EXPANDED RTI. THE NEW HQS BUILDING, CHALLENGE ACADEMY, THE MULTI-PURPOSE BUILDING, THE NEW ARMORY, THE NEW BRIERY MTN RIFLE RANGE, THE UPGRADED PISTOL RANGE, AND THE NEW REPELLING TOWER, JUST TO NAME A FEW.  WE ALSO PLAN TO SPEND TIME AT THE RIGGER SHED.  WEATHER PERMITTING, WE MAY EVEN GET IN A ROUND OF GOLF.  THERE IS AN INDOOR POOL IN THE RTI THE KIDS MAY ENJOY. WE ALSO ARE PLANNING TO HAVE SOME ACTIVITIES FOR THE LADIES.  ALL MEALS ARE PLANNED TO BE ON CAMP DAWSON IN THE LIBERTY RESTAURANT. OFF SITE RESTAURANTS ARE AVAILABLE IN KINGWOOD.

WE REALLY HOPE TO HAVE A GOOD TURN OUT FOR THIS EVENT  WE HAVE SEVERAL FOLKS AT CANP DAWSON WHO ARE MEMBERS OF THE AIRBORNE FAMILY WHO WILL BE HELPING SHOW THE GROUP AROUND.