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Fort D. A. Russell Days

July 24 - 25

F.E. Warren will host its annual open house, Fort D.A. Russell Days, July 24-25 to provide community members an opportunity to learn about the base’s mission and history.

All events during the two-day open house are free to the public and include historic military presentations, living history and period-style dances.

People interested in attending any of the events may access the base through Gate 1 off of Randall Avenue. All adults must have a photo I.D. and all vehicles are subject to random checks by security forces personnel. Free, designated parking is available for all attendees.

 

Access

24 July: Gate 1 will be open and available to the public from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

25 July: Gate 1 will be open and available to the public from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

 

2021 Schedule
Base Open House 27th Annual Fort D. A. Russell Days / Muskets to Missiles

Saturday, July 24

9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., Saturday and Sunday – Free shuttle bus will be running from Cheyenne Frontier Days grounds to F. E. Warren AFB.  Catch the bus in front of the CFD grounds Main Entrance. Visitors can ride free between each venue. Last bus to CFD grounds leaves F. E. Warren AFB at 3:30 p.m.

9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. – Living History Camp Presentations/Demonstrations, Centennial Lake/Main Gate, F. E. Warren AFB. Follow signs, free parking.

9:00 a.m.- 2:00 p.m. – Camp Carlin Supply Run, a “stick” mule race for 5-8 year old children delivering supplies to historic forts. Centennial Lake/Main Gate, F. E. Warren AFB. Follow signs, free parking.

10:30 a.m. - Buffalo Soldiers of the American West Presentation highlighting mounted Cavalry riding and weapons drills as well as educating the public about the African American Cavalry regiments of the U.S. Army.  Parade Field (Bleachers)/Main Gate, F. E. Warren AFB. Follow signs, free parking.

1:30 p.m. - Buffalo Soldiers of the American West Presentation highlighting mounted Cavalry riding and weapons drills as well as educating the public about the African American Cavalry regiments of the U.S. Army.  Parade Field (Bleachers)/Main Gate, F. E. Warren AFB. Follow signs, free parking.

3:00 p.m.  –The Trotters Cavalry Performance Demonstration of historical Cavalry Precision Riding Drills, Parade Field (Bleachers)/Main Gate, F. E. Warren AFB.  Follow signs, free parking.

5:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. - Period Style Dance.  Historic period clothing or western attire preferred but not required.  Dance instruction will be provided and is for the whole family. Centennial Lake/Main Gate, F. E. Warren AFB.  Follow signs, free parking. For more information please contact 307-773-2980. Open to the public. 

Sunday, July 25

9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., Saturday and Sunday – Free shuttle bus will be running from Cheyenne Frontier Days grounds to F. E. Warren AFB.  Catch the bus in front of the CFD grounds Main Entrance. Visitors can ride free between each venue. Last bus to CFD grounds leaves F. E. Warren AFB at 3:30 p.m.

9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. – Living History Camp Presentations/Demonstrations, Centennial Lake/Main Gate, F. E. Warren AFB. Follow signs, free parking.

9:00 – 2:30 p.m. Warren Spouses’ & Balfour Beatty Communities Historic Homes Tour.  National Register Historic buildings will be on display for visitor viewing.  Transportation is provided.  Please provide picture ID for the tour, no cameras or large bags allowed.  Last bus leaves at 2:30. Centennial Lake/Main Gate, F. E. Warren AFB. Open to the public. Follow signs, free parking.

9:00 a.m.- 2:00 p.m. – Camp Carlin Supply Run, a “stick” mule race for 5-8 year old children delivering supplies to historic forts. Centennial Lake/Main Gate, F. E. Warren AFB. Follow signs, free parking.

10:30 a.m. - Buffalo Soldiers of the American West Presentation highlighting mounted Cavalry riding and weapons drills as well as educating the public about the African American Cavalry regiments of the U.S. Army.  Parade Field (Bleachers)/Main Gate, F. E. Warren AFB. Follow signs, free parking.

2:00 p.m.  –The Trotters Cavalry Performance Demonstration of historical Cavalry Precision Riding Drills, Parade Field (Bleachers)/Main Gate, F. E. Warren AFB.  Follow signs, free parking.

 

Please note:

This is a tentative schedule and is subject to change without notice!

All events are free of charge except as noted!