Friday, November 02, 2012

Another Vet Day Celebration - Sprint

On Thursday, November 8, Sprint will be holding a Veterans Day Celebration at approximately 117 and Nall.  Public is welcome.


Veterans Day Celebration on campus

Thursday, Nov. 8

11 a.m. to 2 p.m. – Aircraft will land at approx. 11 a.m.

Paige Field on the Overland Park Campus

Military and civilian public service displays:

·   US Army helicopters: AH-64 Apache, UH-60 Blackhawk and CH-57 Chinook

·   Coast Guard HU-25 Falcon flyover during the National Anthem

·   US Army Reserve and National Guard ground equipment, Signal Corps, Military Police, Transportation Co.

·   Historical military vehicles - Military Vehicle Preservation Association

·   312th Army Band

·   Overland Park Police and Fire Departments – SWAT team, bomb squad and K9 demonstrations

·   Johnson County Sheriff’s Office – Crime Lab, weapons display, SWAT armored vehicle

·   Fraternal Military organizations, including the Marine Corps League and Disabled American Veterans (DAV)

·   Department of Veterans Affairs

·   Vietnam Veterans of America Huey display helicopter

·   Military life while deployed will be highlighted with military field gear on display

·   On-site military recruiters to answer questions and provide small mementos

·   Slugger, KC Wolf and KC Comets players

·   Fort Leavenworth, Fort Leonard Wood, Fort Riley and National WW1 Museum hands-on indoor display for visitors to use current and historical military gear in Building 6180 Employee Activity Center

·   Toys-for-Tots collection

·   Employee Resource Group information from Sprint and JPMorgan Chase

·   Lunch is available for purchase while supplies last: Roasterie Coffee, BBQ and chili stations
*Please note that due to last-minute missions, some military equipment or helicopters may be dispatched