Upcoming Events in our Chapter and in Delaware

Delaware 287th Army Band Schedule

August 19, 2017, at the Middletown Peach Festival, Middletown, DE 9:00 AM – Ceremonial Band

Delaware Veterans Job Fair hosted by Delaware’s Congressional Delegation

August 22, 2017, Wilmington University, Dover Campus, 10:00 AM-2:00 PM

September 15, 2017, Middletown Fire Company, 27 W Green Street, Middletown, 10:00 AM-2:00 PM

For more information: (302)674-3308 or

Delaware Military & Veterans Suicide Prevention Subcommittee (Delaware Suicide Prevention Coalition)

2017 Military & Veterans Mental Health Summit Thursday, September 14, 2017, 9 AM –3:30 PM

Register at

Chase Center
815 Justison St.
Wilmington, DE 19801 (registration opens at 8 AM )

(No cost to attend), FREE CEUs

SWING. CONNECT. GIVE  – Francis D. Vavala National Guard Youth Golf Tournament

September 25, 2017, at Back Creek Country Club, Middletown, 12:00-noon Shotgun start. 11:00 AM registration and driving range opens

SWING. Come golf with us at the 2017 “Best of Delaware” rated golf course
upstate! The tournament is put on in partnership with the Joint Military
Affairs Committee (JMAC) of the State and County chambers.

CONNECT. The purpose of the event is to promote positive relations between
the local business community and the Delaware National Guard. And of course
– It is meant to be a fun, networking event!!

GIVE. Proceeds from the event will benefit a great cause – the youngest of
us all… our DE Guard Kids!! DNG Youth Foundation operates Camp Colwell,
and is a 501(c) 3 organization with a mission to create programs that
inspire our Guard Youth!

The golf event is the Foundation’s #1 fundraiser that supports the DNG Youth
Foundation and Camp Colwell. BBQ Buffet and door prizes available after the tournament.

For more information and to register, please contact Christine Kubik,

261st Signal Alumni Breakfast

October 28, 2017, at Dover Downs, Dover, DE 10:30 AM

Join retired, former, and current members of the 261st Signal Command/Brigade for breakfast at Dover Downs. All DEARNG are welcome. No boring speeches, jumping up and down for toasts – just good conversation and old war stories (which are getting better each time we hear them). Come and renew old friendships and celebrate the legacy of the 261st.

Location: Festival Buffet, Dover Downs
Cost of Buffet: $16.50 (MIL Discount given at register, so, bring your ID and gratuity is added to the bill)
Uniform: Civilian Casual
Please RSVP to LTC (R) Phil Iadisernia,

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