On 1-2 April 2022, at Pines Needles Resort, The Association is hosting a two-day event celebrating and honoring our 42 years of distinguished service to our Nation and paying tribute to our fallen.

Click HERE to sign up for unit facility tour (current and past unit members only) 01APR 0900-1300. Pickup and transport details to be sent directly to participants who sign up by 15MAR.

LODGING: Click HERE to book a room at Hampton Inn, Southern Pines under our group rates.


Connect with past, current, and future heroes, friends, and family at this casual social hosted at Pine Needles

01 April 2022 1800-2200

Tickets are $20


The famous Founder’s Day Golf Tournament will be at Longleaf Golf course in Southern Pines

02 April 2022 0900-UTC

Entry fees $125 (per player)


The Banquet with past and present unit members/families, sponsors, and Gold Star families will be hosted at Pine Needles

02 April 2022 1800-2359

Tickets are $75


Please consider sponsorship for the Founder’s Day 2022 events designed to celebrate a rich heritage dating back to 1980. Every two years, past and present members gather for a two-day event to celebrate unit heritage and pay tribute to past and current members. We honor our fallen comrades and gold star families. The event draws hundreds of members and families of the world’s finest Air Force warriors. Your patriotism and generosity are greatly appreciated and vital to The Association’s benevolent endeavors.