Reunion Site:


Holiday Inn Dayton/Fairborn

2800 Presidential Drive
Fairborn, OH 45324

Phone: (937) 426-7800 (Mention Firebird Association)

Toll Free:





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June 6 -10, 2018






Any former member of the 17th Troop Carrier Squadron, any Firebird, and those who crewed or supported the C-130 ski model, including wives, families, friends, and fans of the above. This includes, but is not limited to, personnel from the 517th Airlift Squadron, 61st Troop Carrier Squadron, Navy VXE-6, and the 109th Airlift Wing NYANG. For other interested persons, please read membership requirements in By-laws found on the Firebird Assn. menu.

All primary registrants must be a member in good standing of the Firebird Association. If association dues have not been paid prior to the reunion, a biennial membership assessment of $20.00 will be added to reunion registration fees.

Please send dues to:
Bob Mattingly
1255 Circlewood Drive
Melbourne, FL 32935
(Make checks payable to: Firebird Association/Bob Mattingly

Click on an Area of Interest:






Reunion Committee: 

 If you have comments, suggestions, or requests regarding the reunion, please feel free to contact the following members of the reunion committee. Click on the blue name(s) of your choice.

Ken Pribyla President

Bob Mattingly - President

Dick Dodge Board Member

J.C. Arrington Membership and Newsletter Editor

Alan Anderson Past President

Warren Miller Recording Secretary

Honi Garvin Board Member

J. C. Arrington - Treasurer



Stay Tuned:

Please visit this page often. Many changes will be made between now and June 2018.



Please reply by May 1, 2018, if you plan to attend the "Firebirds Fairborn Fracas." We need you there!




Pages Last Modified:

January 30, 2018

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