Freedom Flight Year 2002 Tentative Schedule
* = Paid C = Confirmed     T = Tentative     X = Completed
    Balloon #: II = N9009P, III = N4040J, IV = N8054U
DATE
STATUS
EVENT NAME
LOCATION
PILOT / CREW CHIEF
BALLOON
1/28
X
National Am. Legion Commander Reception Post 76
St. Cloud, MN
Luke / Jim
IV
2/1-3 
*X
Hudson Hot Air Affair 
Hudson, WI 
Luke / Pam 
IV 
4/5 
X
National POW Recognition Day, VAMC 
St. Cloud, MN 
Jim / All 
IV
4/6 
*X
Freedom Flight Annual Fund Raiser @ VFW 428
St.Cloud, MN 
All 
II, III & IV 
4/27-28 
*X
 Loves Park Loyalty Days 
 Loves Park, IL
Luke / Pam
III
5/3-4 
X
Browerville Loyalty Days 
Browerville, MN
 Jim / ?
II
5/14-15
X
MN X-POW Convention
Fergus Falls, MN
Jim / Clint
IV
5/18-19
*X
Rolling Thunder Group
Ripon, WI
Jim / Jerry
IV
5/23
*C
Oak Hill School Picnic 
St.Cloud, MN
Greg / Tamma
II
5/24-27
*X
Memorial Day Event - Green Hills Memorial Park
Ranch Palos Verde, CA
Luke / Pam
III
6/7-8
*X
Walleye Daze - American Legion Post 217
Baudette, MN
Luke / Pam
II
6/18-19
*X
Foley Fun Days
Foley, MN
Terry / All
II
6/20-22 
X
Mn Sate VFW Convention
St.Cloud, MN
Terry / All
IV
6/20-23 
*X
VFW State Convention
Springfield, IL 
Luke / Denny
III
6/29
*X
Duluth Dukes Games
Duluth, MN
Jim / Diane
II
6/28-30
X
Heritage Festival
Starbuck, MN
Terry / Kelly
IV
7/3-7
*X
Independence Day Celebration
Branson, MO
Luke / Pam
IV
7/3-6
*X
Eyes To The Skys 
Lisle, IL
Guss / Betty
III
7/4
*X
VFW Independance Day Event
Randal ,MN
Jim / Bob M.
II
7/12-13
*X
Fire Department Picnic
Millstadt, IL
Luke / Lloyd
III
7/9-12
*X
VFW State Convention
Harrisburg, PA
Jim / Dimitri
IV
7/12-14
*X
Elks Community Event
Lewiston, ME
Jim / Dimitri
IV
7/18
X
VVA Picnic
Crosby-Ironton, MN
Jim / ?
II
7/19-23
*X
VFW Traveling Wall
Sherman Mills, ME
Jim / Dimitri
IV
7/19-21
*X
VVA State Picnic
Mayville, ND
Luke / Lloyd
III
7/26-28
*X
VFW - Community Event
Crystal, MN
Jim / ?
IV
7/28
X
American Legion 428 Picnic
Waite Park, MN
Jim / All
II
8/8-11
*X
Balloon Fest
Oklahoma City, OK
Luke / Pam
III
8/15-18
*X
Swift County Fair 
Appleton, MN 
Guss / Betty
II
8/16-18
*X
Centralia Balloon Rally
Centralia, IL
Luke / Pam
III
8/16-18
*X
Great Northern Catskills Balloon Fest & Air Show
Greenville, NY
Jim / Denny
IV
8/30-9/1
*X
VFW 6165 - Viet Nam Veterans Stand Down
South Range, MI
Jim / Diane
II
9/7
*X
American Legion State Picnic
Legionville, MN
Luke / Debbie & John 
Jerry & Judy
IV
9/19
X
Starbuck Elementary
Starbuck, MN
Jim / Bob Berger
III
9/20-22
*X
Community Event
Jerseyville, IL
Terry / Kelly
III
9/26-28
*X
Ex-POW National Convention
Rochester, MN
Jim / ?
IV
9/28-30
*X
Viet Nam Moving Wall - V.V.A. Chapter 635
Oconomowoc, WI
Terry / ?
II
10/18-20
*X
Balloon Rally
Natchez, MS
Guss / Betty
IV
11/1
X
Annual Inspection Due
St. Cloud, MN
?
II
12/6-8
*X
Red Rocks Balloon Rally
Gallup, NM
Luke / Pam
III
12/?
T
Balloon Rally
Carlsbad, NM
? / ?
IV
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