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14 Sept 2019 (Sat)

Detachment Meeting

The next CAF Ground Forces Det meeting will be on Saturday, September 14 at 9am at the shop. The plan is to discuss details for Wings Over Dallas next month and then prepare the M9A1 halftrack for painting. It's going to be a work party! Come ready to help.

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OUR MISSION

EDUCATION

Public education of ground forces vehicles, equipment,  and historical experiences

SAFETY

Partner with CAF units with ground assets to help them operate them safely and minimize potential risk 

ASSISTANCE

Partner with CAF HQ to develop and implement policies promoting living history at CAF events

The CAF Ground Forces Detachment has started gathering CAF owned/operated ground equipment data to achieve the three goals above. If your unit has not yet provided the data, please use our web site to submit it. You can submit individual equipment online or bulk upload a spreadsheet. (here's a sample) 

IMPRESSIONS

Here is a collection of pictures from recent events

1941 Dodge WC-21
1941 Dodge WC-21

Member owned 1/2T WC-21 Weapons Carrier

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British Service is Represented
British Service is Represented
1942 Harley-Davidson WLA
1942 Harley-Davidson WLA

Unit member owned equipment

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EQUIPMENT

These are pieces in the CAF Ground Forces Detachment inventory. Each piece shown here in its current state. The intent is to restore and operate as much of this equipment as possible. Join us and help create the next chapter in each piece's history. You can find much more detail on each piece of equipment on our UNIT EQUIPMENT page.

CLETRAC Aircraft Tug

 

ABOUT US

The Ground Forces Detachment of the Commemorative Air Force was created as a unit to focus on the integration of ground vehicles, living history, and other non-flying activities with traditional CAF flying events. Through this, the public will be able to experience a richer, more diverse perspective of the life and equipment of the Greatest Generation. 

Join us and be a part of the ground force movement!

 

 

CONTACT US

CAF Ground Forces Detachment

P.O. Box 53

Lindsay, TX 76250

info@cafgroundforces.org

940.641.6810

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