A first of its kind event in Scottsdale is being held on November 10, 2017, at the Scottsdale Airport. Radio host Mike Broomhead will emcee the event with Scottsdale Mayor Jim Lane providing Veterans Day comments. The keynote speaker is legendary fighter pilot Captain Jerry Yellin, author of "The Last Fighter Pilot" and subject of an upcoming documentary. Captain Yellin flew the last combat mission over Japan in World War II.
Proceeds from this event will benefit the Thunderbird Field II Veterans Memorial and DreamCatchers, a charity using volunteers from high schools and colleges all over the U.S. to fulfill the final dreams of hospice patients. The event will have various WWII military aircrafts, vehicles and 1940's era cars on display, A great "Chow Line," 1940's style cocktails, delicious coffee concoctions, big band music and of course dancing will be featured. To compliment the mood and ambiance all attendees are encouraged to dress in 1940's attire.