Registration is NOW OPEN for the 2018 Jacksonville Symposium!

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Upcoming events

    • 25 Apr 2018
    • 8:15 AM - 4:00 PM
    • VP-30 Auditorium, VP30 Hangar, ITC building
        Each event is listed out below.
    Current Operations Brief (unclassified)
    Time: 0815-9000
    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 Presentations
    Time: 0900 - 1100
    Cost: $0
    Location: VP-30 Auditorium at NAS Jacksonville
    Tech Expo / Lunch
    Time: 1115-1330
    Location: VP30 Hangar on NAS Jacksonville
    Check out the exciting exhibits of our industry partners and sponsors while grabbing some lunch!
    Please register for this event so that we can get a general headcount for the meals. You will be able to pay for lunch on site.
    To reserve a table for the Tech Expo please contact LT Chad Martin:
    Ongoing ITC/Hall of Heroes/Simulator Tours
    Time: 1330-1600
    Cost: $0   
    Location: Integrated Training Center at NAS Jacksonville
    Tours of the memorial hall and simulators in the ITC given throughout the tour period.
    Ongoing P-8/P-3 Tours
    Time: 1230-1600
    Cost: $0
    Location: VP-30 Hangar at NAS Jacksonville
    Tours of the aircraft given throughout the tour period.


    • 25 Apr 2018
    • 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    • Officers Club at NAS Jacksonville
    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.

    • 25 Apr 2018
    • 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
    • Historic Hangar 117
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    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, ADM Bill Moran, Vice Chief of Naval Operations.   The 2018 Hall of Honor inductees, as well as several community awards, will be announced and honored during the evening.  Dinner, wine and beer will be provided, there will be a cash bar available as well.  Attire will be flight suits for active duty. Retired members are encouraged to wear their uniforms or business casual attire.
    Reunion/Alumni groups that will be attending the Heritage Dinner please contact Kristen Heimerle Kirkland at info@maritimepatrolassociation.org  or 904-318-8800 to reserve your group table.
    6:00-7:00: Cocktail Hour
    7:00-8:00: Dinner
    8:00-9:30: Guest Speaker, ADM Bill Moran, Hall of Honor Inductees, Community Awards 
    9:30-11:00: Socializing
    * Dress code is flight suit or business casual attire.
    • 26 Apr 2018
    • 8:00 AM - 10:30 AM
    • CPRW-11 Operations, BLDG 852

    Retired Major Commanders Brief
    Time: 0900-1100
    Cost: $0
    Location: CRPW-11 Operations, BLDG 852 at NAS Jacksonville
    Major Command O6s will host Retired Flag Officers and O-6 Major Commanders in CRPW-11 Operations BLDG, BLDG 852.


    • 26 Apr 2018
    • 9:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Officers Club at NAS Jacksonville
    MPA Spouse Symposium & Lunch
        Time: 0930-1300
        Cost: $5
    Location: Officers Club at NAS Jacksonville
    Join us for a morning geared toward educating spouses on the current status of the Maritime Patrol & Reconnaissance community, squadron transition to the P-8 aircraft and relocations and service-member career paths. The event is ongoing until 1300, so please join us at any time throughout the morning, as your schedule permits. Lunch will be included.
     Arrive between 9:00-9:30 to meet & greet, and fill your breakfast plate, before the 9:30am sharp start.    
    • 26 Apr 2018
    • 11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
    • NAS Jacksonville Base Golf Course
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    MPA Scholarship Golf Tournament
    Time:1130-1830 (check in starts at 1130, shot gun start is 1330)
        Cost: $70 (MPA Members), $85 (Non-Members)
    Location: NAS Jacksonville Golf Course 
    Check-In & Various Activities: 1130
    Shot Gun Start: 1330
         Dinner and "social" starts at the end of tournament play - approximately 1830. 
        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 on the course, dinner after the tournament, as well as sweet swag bags!

    To submit foursomes, contact Kristen Heimerle Kirkland 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 Scholarship at: www.maritimepatrolassociation.org/scholarship.html 
    • 26 Apr 2018
    • 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    • Antennae Farm/Perimeter Road
    MPA Scholarship 5K
    Time: 1600-1700
    Cost: $5
            Location: Antennae Farm/Perimeter Road
    For those non-golfers, sign up for the MPA 5K with a course around NAS JAX. Includes race fee and pre/post-race refreshment. All proceeds go to the MPA Scholarship Fund. Strollers are welcome!
    • 26 Apr 2018
    • 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Mulligans/Golf Course at NAS Jacksonville
    MPA Golf/5K Social
    Time: 1830-2000
    Cost: $15 (MPA Members), $20 (Non-Members)
    Location: NAS Jacksonville Golf Course (Mulligans)
    5K runners and guests, join the tail end of the golf tournament for dinner and awards. Social includes dinner, beer, wine and soft drinks. Cost of social is already included in the cost of the Golf Tournament for golfers. 
    • 27 Apr 2018
    • 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    • VP-30 Hangar
    Time: 1100-1300
    Cost: TBD - pay on site the day of
    Location: VP-30 Hangar

    • 27 Apr 2018
    • 6:00 PM
    • 28 Apr 2018
    • 12:00 AM
    • NAS Jax Officers Club
    MPA Flight Suit Social
    Cost: $30 (MPA Members), $45 (Non-Members)
    Location: Officers Club
    We conclude the week with the MPA FLIGHT SUIT SOCIAL on Friday night at the NAS Jacksonville Officers Club. 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. Tickets are required for all guests - including those that do not plan on drinking...       
    * Dress code is flight suits or casual evening attire.
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