Balloon Fest – May 25-28 2018

The WRAL Freedom Balloon Fest has asked Civil Air Patrol to help with this year’s event. They have asked for a lot of help!  It will be held on Memorial weekend May 25-28 in the town of Fuquay-Varina. If you are available and would like to volunteer your time to the community, please sign up using the google form below. This festival is dedicated to our veterans and military families. 
 The POC for this event is 1st Lt. Robert Huddleston. He can be reached at  
Festival begins Friday at 2:00pm and ends Monday at 12:00pm in Fuquay-Varina at the Festival Grounds. You may arrive as early as 1000 on Friday. If you can volunteer only for a few days, please do so. Open this event up to your squadron and bring a van load of cadets to help with this event. 
CAP will be camping on the Festival Grounds. There will be no showers available. 
The uniform is BDU’s or ABU’s. 
Cadets will be asked to do a number of tasks as needed throughout the grounds all weekend. One of the tasks the cadets did last year was to place American Flags in the Field of Flags in honor of our veterans and those who gave all in service to our nation. 
For more information about the Balloon Fest, you can go to
To sign up for this event:
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