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DFW Tailhookers Quarterly Luncheons and Monthly Happy Hours

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Luncheons are held once a quarter.  Happy Hours the fourth Thursday on months without a luncheon.

About and Join DFW Tailhookers

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Membership in DFW Tailhookers  Association  is open to all former officers or enlisted persons who, at any time, served a tour of duty in a Navy or Marine Aviation Squadron.  This includes former aircrew members, as well as past maintainers, ordnance and admin personnel.

happy hour & Luncheon MEETINGS

HAPPY HOUR MEETINGS

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  • Since Thanksgiving is the fourth Thursday, next Happy Hour will be Thursday November 21, 5:30-7:00 at Hackberry Creek.


  • Stag.  No spouses.


Hackberry Creek Country Club

1901 West Royal Lane

Irving, TX 75063

QUARTERLY LUNCHEON MEETINGS

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  • Next quarterly luncheon will be in January 2020


  • Venue and date TBD


Ken smolana's presentation is available for download

BY KEN SMOLANA, CAPT USN (RET), COMMANDIING OFFICER VAQ-133

Grumman EA-6B Prowler Brief (pdf)

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Grumman EA-6B Prowler Brief (pptx)

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watch video of last flight of 162228 "going home"

Due the efforts of DFW Tailhookers, the Marine Corps approved flying EA-6B PROWLER BUNO 162228 from VMAQ-2 in Cherry Point, NC to Love Field, Dallas TX on March 12.  Instead of going to the hot sun in Tucson AZ  at Davis Montana AFB Boneyard for storage and scrapping, 162228 will be on display for future generations at Frontiers of Flight.


Video produced by Terry Theiss Photography



DFW Tailhookers sponsors of EA-6B Prowler 162228

Display and maintaining 162228 at Frontiers of Flight Museum is funded by DFW Tailhookers.  Make your 501(C)3 tax deductible donation via Credit Card below.


Or send a 401/IRA required minimum distribution check (RMD) or personal check to DFW Tailhookers Association 18410 Hemington Ct, Dallas TX, 75252

Pay with PayPal or a debit/credit card

About DFW Tailhookers association

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DFW Tailhookers Association

DFW Tailhookers  Association was certified effective September 20, 2018, by the Texas Secretary of State as a Domestic Nonprofit Corporation conforming to the applicable provisions of law.  On September 28, 2018, the Association was determined by the IRS to be exempt from federal income tax under IRS Code (IRC) Section 501(c)3 effective September 20, 2018. Donors can deduct contributions they make to the Association under IRC Section 170.


The purposes of the organization of veterans of the Armed Forces of the US, specifically veterans of Navy or Marine Corps Aviation Squadrons are:


To support philanthropic organizations in the DFW Tailhookers area that support or educate individuals about Navy or Marine Corps aviation.  This includes support of aviation museums that maintain and display Navy or Marine aircraft. 


To sponsor social events of Navy and Marine Corps aviation fellowship where the history and future of Navy and Marine Corps aviation is discussed.

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PILOT, NFO, AIRCREW, AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE

Membership in DFW Tailhookers  Association  is open to all former officers or enlisted persons who, at any time, served a tour of duty in a Navy or Marine Aviation Squadron.  This includes former aircrew members, as well as past maintainers, ordnance and admin personnel.


The majority of our members  served in A-6 Intruder Squadrons.  However, DFW Tailhookers also  has members who served in Attack A-7, Fighter F-8/ F-4/F-14, Electronic Warfare A-3/EA-6B, and Antisubmarine Warfare S-2/P-3 squadrons.


DFW Tailhookers association by-laws

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Questions?  Call Bob Champney

214 546-8020

email:  dfwtailhookers@gmail.com

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Links to other navy and marine aviation sites

Tailhook Association

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A-6 Intruder Association

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EA-6B Prowler Association

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Frontiers of Flight Museum

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F-14 Tomcat Association

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A-7 Corsair Association

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