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TUESDAY, May 14th

MPA Scholarship Games
Time: 1630-1730
Cost: $5
Location: Antenna Farm
Test your strength and agility abilities in this one-of-a-kind obstacle course. Gather a team of your four closest friends and see if you can sprint, lift, crawl, squat and pull your way to first place! Winning teams will be rewarded with awesome prizes, while everyone will be rewarded with a tough workout and beer!

Corporate Sponsor Reception (invitation only)
Time:1800-2000
Cost: $0
Location: NAS Jacksonville O'Club
MPA corporate sponsors gather to mix, mingle and share ideas with the MPRA Flag Officers and the best and brightest up-and-comers in our community.

WEDNESDAY, May 15th

Welcome & State of the Community (unclassified)
Time: 0900-1000
Cost: $0
Location: VP-30 Auditorium at NAS Jacksonville

MPRF Around the Globe (unclassified)
Time: 1015-1115
Cost: $0
Location: VP-30 Auditorium at NAS Jacksonville
Gather information and insights about current day patrol squadron operations from the community's leaders.

VP Heritage Presentation
Time: 1130-1200
Cost: $0
Location: VP-30 Auditorium at NAS Jacksonville

Technology and Squadron Expo / Lunch
Time: 1100-1200
Cost: TBD (for lunch)
Location: VP30 Hangar at NAS Jacksonville
Check out the exciting exhibits of our industry partners/ sponsors and grab some geedunk from local squadrons all while grabbing some lunch!

Ongoing P-8/P-3 Aircraft Tours
Time: 1230-1400
Cost: $0
Location: VP30 Hangar at NAS Jacksonville
Tours of the aircraft will be given throughout the tour period.

Ongoing ITC/Hall of Heroes/P8 and Triton Simulator Tours
Time: 1230-1400
Cost: $0
Location: Integrated Training Center at NAS Jacksonville and Buildng 513 (Triton Simulator)
Tours of the memorial hall and simulators in the ITC/Building 513 given throughout the tour period.

MPA General Members Meeting
Time: 1600-1700
Cost: $0
Location: Officers Club at NAS Jacksonville
Join us for our annual MPA General Members meeting to discuss organizational business and meet your leadership. Located at the Officers Club. MPA Members Only.

MPA Heritage Dinner
Time: 1800-2300
Cost: $50 (MPA Members), $60 (Non-Members)
Location: Hangar 117
Join shipmates past and present as we gather in the historical Hangar 117 for drinks, dinner, dancing and words from our guest speaker, Vice Admiral Dewolfe Miller, Commander, Naval Air Forces/Commander, Naval Air Force, US Pacific Fleet. The 2019 Hall of Honor inductees, as well as several community awards, will be announced and honored during the evening. Squadron memorabilia as well as a historical slide show will be presented throughout the hangar for the event. Food, beer and wine are included, a cash bar will also be provided. Attire will be flight suits for active duty. Retired members are encouraged to wear their uniforms or business casual attire. BUY TICKETS EARLY - THIS EVENT WILL SELL OUT!

THURSDAY, May 16th

Air Boss NAE Update (invitation only)
Cost: $0
Current MPRF Leadership, current MPA Sponsors and retired Flag Officers will be invited to a briefing with the Air Boss followed by a question and answer period.

Officer and Enlisted Spouse Symposium Offsite
***Registration is required for this event***
Time: 0845-1400
Cost: $5
Location: Bus pick up and drop off at the O’Club
For the 2019 Spouse Symposium, we decided to switch things up a bit. Rather than focus on the wonderful military support programs offered on base, we want to introduce you to two programs helping our veterans and military families’ right here in our own backyard of Jacksonville. Join us on a field trip to check our K9 for Warriors and Wounded Warriors. Check in at the O’Club at 0845, bus will depart promptly at 0900. The bus will return to the O’Club at 1330. If you would to drive yourself to the Wounded Warrior facility, please indicate that when you register.

MPA Scholarship Golf Tournament
Time: 1130-1830 Check-in and lunch begins at 1130. SHOT GUN start at 1330.
Cost: $70 (MPA Members), $85 (Non-Members)
Location: NAS Jacksonville Golf Course
Be sure to sign up yourself and your team online early as space is limited to the first 200 golfers registered. BUY TICKETS EARLY - THIS EVENT WILL SELL OUT! Tournament registration fee includes box lunch, beer and beverages on the course, a Fajita dinner after the tournament, as well as sweet swag bags! To submit foursomes, contact us at: info@maritimepatrolassociation.org or (904)318-8800. (Foursome requests cannot be guaranteed until ALL FOUR GOLFERS have registered and paid for the MPA Scholarship Golf Tournament.) Learn more about our MPA Scholarships at: www.maritimepatrolassociation.org

MPA Scholarship Social
Time: 1830-2000
Cost: $15 (MPA Members), $20 (Non-Members)
Location: NAS Jacksonville Golf Course (Mulligans)
Join the tail end of the golf tournament for dinner and awards. Social includes Fajita dinner, beer, wine and soft drinks. Cost of social is already included in the cost of the Golf Tournament for golfers.

FRIDAY, May 17th

Technology and Squadron Expo / Lunch
Time: 1230-1330
Cost: TBD (for lunch)
Location: VP30 Hangar at NAS Jacksonville
Check out the exciting exhibits of our industry partners/ sponsors and grab some geedunk from local squadrons all while grabbing some lunch!

MPA Spouse Detailer Happy Hour
Time: 1700-1800
Cost: $0
Location: Dewey's
Join us for Happy Hour before the Flight Suit Social! Grab a festive cocktail and listen to a brief on the current status of the Maritime Patrol & Reconnaissance community. Speakers include the current MPRF Admiral and detailers.

MPA Flight Suit Social
Time: 1800-2400
Cost: $30 (MPA Members), $45 (Non-Members)
Location: Dewey's
We conclude the week with the MPA FLIGHT SUIT SOCIAL on Friday night at the Dewey's on board NAS Jacksonville. Active, reserve, retired - don your flights suits for a fun-filled evening of camaraderie, fine food, and a few sea stories. Food, beer and wine, and SWEET SWAG BAG included. Cash bar available.