Date: Friday, August 1st
Venue: McColl Theatre / ImaginOn
Address: 300 E. Seventh St., Charlotte
Tickets: $50 to $95
The 82nd Airborne Division All American Chorus will be performing a once in a lifetime concert inside Imaginon's McColl Theater on Friday Aug. 1, 2008 .
Prior to the event, there will be a reception on the outer concourse of the theater from 7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. with complimentary hors d'oeuvres and beverages. Also, there will be a Special Forces Detachment Alpha Team display showcasing all the equipment which is used on a combat mission. The Charlotte Fire Department will attempt to have a live satellite link to members of the 82nd serving in Iraq.
When asked by a reporter "Why would anyone want to jump out of a perfectly good airplane," General Maxwell D. Taylor replied, "Well, I really don't like to jump out of airplanes, but I sure like hanging around the people who do!"
Come out and see first hand why General Taylor made this comment about paratroopers by meeting and enjoying time with the All Americans! Charles H. Swannack, Jr. Major General , U.S. Army (Retired), 42nd Commanding General of the 82nd Airborne Division and President of the Military Family LifeStyle Charitable Foundation, Inc.
Only adults 21 and older will be admitted.