Milwaukee Air & Water Show and Stars and Stripes Honor Flight Partner During the “Field of Honor” and Air Show Weekend August 11 & 12

June 28, 2012

Milwaukee, Wis., June 28, 2012..Event organizers of the Milwaukee Air & Water Show and the Stars and Stripes Honor Flight (SSHF) are partnering to bring the ultimate military experience to Milwaukee August 11 & 12, 2012.

As part of SSHF’s “Field of Honor” event taking place on Saturday, August 11 at Miller Park and the Milwaukee Air & Water Show August 11 & 12, organizers have joined forces to honor veterans and military service men and women. As part of the “Field of Honor” event, the air show will have the U.S. Navy Leap Frogs Parachute Demonstration Team jump into Miller Park Stadium. There will also be a special flyover from the Lima Lima Flight Demonstration Team, the world’s only original six aircraft civilian formation aerobatic team.

“Field of Honor” participants will also be able to enjoy:
•A 2-for-1 ticket deal at Sunday’s Air & Water Show performance. Individuals can bring their “Field of Honor” ticket stub to the Air Show Reserved Ticket Booth located on Lincoln Memorial Drive and receive a buy-one-get-one free reserved ticket for Sunday’s air show. The reserved ticket area includes private open-air seating and prime viewing of the air show performers at Center-Point.

•An air show pilot autograph booth located in the Miller Park parking lot.Pilots will be available to talk to adults, children and families about their jobs and also sign autographs.

“Field of Honor” Miller Park Event Saturday, August 11
WHAT: “Field of Honor: A Salute to the Greatest Generation”
WHEN: Saturday, August 11. Parking lot opens at 3:30 p.m.
WHERE: Miller Park baseball stadium in southwest Milwaukee.
COST: Tickets are $11 (plus service fees) and can be purchased online at or, or by calling (414) 902-4000. Parking is $10. No admission charge for kids younger than 2. Proceeds will help fund future SSHF flights.
INFO: Go to, or call the event hotline at (262) 238-7741.
Event Highlights
3:30 p.m.: Parking lot opens for tailgating, with World War II re-enactors, live music and air show pilot autograph booth.
4:30 p.m.: Stadium opens, visitors can view the “Pillars of Honor” WWII memorial model and a “Best of Stars and Stripes Honor Flight” art show.
6:30 p.m.: Program begins with patriotic tribute to veterans, including the U.S. Navy Leap Frogs parachuting into Miller Park. World premiere of Stars and Stripes Honor Flight documentary film on high definition video board.
9 p.m.: Closing ceremony, with fireworks and flyover.

2012 Milwaukee Air and Water Show
The Milwaukee Air & Water Show presented by Marcus Hotels & Resorts will take place from Bradford Beach to McKinley Beach along Milwaukee’s Lakefront August 11 & 12, 2012. Headliner performers for this year’s show include the Black Diamonds, America’s premier civilian jet demonstration team, F-22 Raptor, the world’s only operational fifth-generation fighter aircraft, U.S. Navy Leap Frogs Parachute Demonstration Team, U.S. Marine MV-22 Osprey Tilt Rotor Demonstration Team, U.S. Navy F/A-18 Super Hornet Demonstration Team, U.S. Navy P-3 Orion, a U.S. Air Force B1B Bomber, U.S. Coast Guard HH-65C Rescue Helicopter and many other military aircraft. Other exciting acts include the Lima Lima Aerobatic Flight Demonstration Team, Matt Chapman, Bill Stein, Firebirds X-Treme, Rob Holland and Mike Wiskus.
Tickets for General Admission, Center Point Reserved, Flightline Club and other ticket packages are now on sale online at: Marcus Hotels & Resorts is the official hotel partner of the air show and hotel packages are now available at:


This site uses Facebook comments to make it easier for you to contribute. If you see a comment you would like to flag for spam or abuse, click the "x" in the upper right of it. By posting, you agree to our Terms of Use.

Suburban News Roundup

E-mail Newsletter

Your link to the biggest stories in the suburbs delivered Thursday mornings.

Enter your e-mail address above and click "Sign Up Now!" to begin receiving your e-mail newsletter
Get the Newsletter!

Login or Register to manage all your newsletter preferences.

Community Watch

» Homestead teacher is stepping down under deal Updated:  03:21 PM

» River Lane Inn in Brown Deer sold to Pastiche owner Updated:  11/25

» Whitefish Bay Holiday Stroll coming on Friday 11/25

» Bomb squad examines grenade found in Brown Deer house 11/25

» Inspired by Popp, Homestead seizes fifth state football title 11/25

» Sport Shorts: Nov. 26, 2015 11/25

» Shorewood robbery suspects face charges 11/25

» River Lane Inn will become Pastiche 11/25

» Woodland champion Shorewood girls basketball team looks for third title 11/25

» Homestead girls basketball team has high expectations 11/25

» Highlanders rejoice over state football title 11/25

» Shorewood School District raises $1 million for STEAM programs 11/24

» Crews battle house fire in Brown Deer; 2 cats killed Updated:  11/23

» Cats, guinea pig die in fire 11/23

» Mequon woman reported missing 11/23

» Homestead wins fifth state football title, 28-12, over Waukesha West 11/20

» Build-your-own pizza place coming to Shorewood next year 11/20

» Shorewood families want to host Syrian refugees 11/20

» Updated state championship game rankings of area prep football teams and players 11/19

» Homestead football team faces uphill title fight against West 11/18

» Wolf and Zortman fill in each other's gaps well 11/18

» Apartments, assisted living pitched in Mequon development 11/18

» Mequon-Thiensville's Demond Means says MPS role won't interfere with his day job 11/18

» Hayes helps Brown Deer/USM swimming team set two program records 11/18

» Oak Leaf Trail extension links Milwaukee to Ozaukee County Updated:  11/18

View All Posts Got a tip? Welcome rss




Local Business Directory