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Fort D. A. Russell Days

F.E. Warren will host its annual open house, Fort D.A. Russell Days, July 19-21 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.

 

2024 Schedule for the 30th Annual Base Open House

Ft. D. A. Russell Days

Friday, July 19

9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., Friday through 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. FREE.

9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. – Muskets to Missiles Displays. See a UH-1N Huey helicopter, USAF fire trucks and USAF Security Forces vehicles.  Centennial Lake/Main Gate, F. E. Warren AFB. Follow signs, free parking. Free

9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. – F.E. Warren AFB/Ft D.A. Missile Trainer and Warren ICBM & Heritage Museum Tour, Tour U1 training silo and a Launch Control Center trainer. Transportation is provided.  Please provide picture ID for the tour, no cameras or large bags allowed. Must be able to do stairs or ladder.  Visit the Museum and learn about the Base’s rich heritage! Last tour bus leaves at 2:30 p.m. Centennial Lake/Main Gate, F. E. Warren AFB. Follow signs, free parking. Free

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. Free

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. Free

10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. - Food Vendors, bring your family and friends for a delicious meal. Centennial Lake/Main Gate, F. E. Warren AFB. Follow signs, free parking.  

11:00 a.m.  – Security Forces K9 Working Dog Presentation, Centennial Lake/Main Gate, F. E. Warren AFB.  Follow signs, free parking. Free

2:30 p.m. – American Revolution Historic Military Demonstration, Parade Field (Bleachers)/Main Gate, F. E. Warren AFB. Follow signs, free parking. Free

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. Free

 

Saturday, July 20

9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., Friday through 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. FREE.

9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. – Muskets to Missiles Displays. See a UH-1N Huey helicopter, USAF fire trucks and USAF Security Forces vehicles.  Centennial Lake/Main Gate, F. E. Warren AFB. Follow signs, free parking. Free

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. Free

9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. – F.E. Warren AFB/Ft D.A. Missile Trainer and Warren ICBM & Heritage Museum Tour, Tour U1 training silo and a Launch Control Center trainer. Transportation is provided.  Please provide picture ID for the tour, no cameras or large bags allowed. Must be able to do stairs or ladder.  Visit the Museum and learn about the Base’s rich heritage! Last tour bus leaves at 2:30 p.m. Centennial Lake/Main Gate, F. E. Warren AFB. Follow signs, free parking. Free

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. Free

9:30 a.m.  –Commanding Generals’ Mounted Color Guard, Witness a Mounted Calvary Tactics Demonstration. Parade Field (Bleachers)/Main Gate, F. E. Warren AFB. Follow signs, free parking.

10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.  Food Vendors, bring your family and friends for a delicious meal. 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.

10:30 a.m. – “The Leap Frogs” U.S. Navy Parachute Team. Witness active-duty Navy Seals jump down to the Parade Field. Parade Field (Bleachers)/Main Gate, F. E. Warren AFB. Follow signs, free parking.

11:00 a.m.  – Security Forces K9 Working Dog Presentation, Centennial Lake/Main Gate, F. E. Warren AFB.  Follow signs, free parking. Free

11:30 p.m. – EOD (Explosive Ordinance Disposal) Equipment Demo, Centennial Lake/Main Gate, F. E. Warren AFB.  Follow signs, free parking. Free

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.

2:30 p.m. – American Revolution Historic Military Demonstration, Parade Field (Bleachers)/Main Gate, F. E. Warren AFB Follow signs, free parking.  Free

3:00 p.m.  –The Trotters Cavalry Performance Demonstration of historical Cavalry Precision Riding Drills, followed by a Ft. D. A. Russell Days Historic Military Demonstration, Parade Field (Bleachers)/Main Gate, F. E. Warren AFB.  Follow signs, free parking. Free

3:30 p.m. – Ft. D. A. Russell Days Historic WWII Military Demonstration, Parade Field (Bleachers)/Main Gate, F. E. Warren AFB.  Follow signs, free parking.  Free

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.  No experience required and people of all ages dance together! Centennial Lake/Main Gate, F. E. Warren AFB.  Follow signs, free parking. For more information please contact 773-2980. Open to the public.  Free

 

Sunday, July 21

9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., Friday through 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. FREE.

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. Free

9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. – Muskets to Missiles Displays. See a UH-1N Huey helicopter, USAF fire trucks and USAF Security Forces vehicles.  Centennial Lake/Main Gate, F. E. Warren AFB. Follow signs, free parking. Free

9:00 – 2:30 p.m. Warren Spouses’ & Balfour Beatty Communities Historic Homes Tour and Warren ICBM & Heritage Museum 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. Free.

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. Free

9:00 a.m. – Histoiic Colonial Church Service. Sarsaparilla Saloon, Public invited. Open to the public.  Centennial Lake/Main Gate, F. E. Warren AFB.  Follow signs, free parking. Free    

9:30 a.m.  – Commanding Generals’ Mounted Color Guard, Witness a Mounted Calvary Tactics Demonstration. Parade Field (Bleachers)/Main Gate, F. E. Warren AFB. Follow signs, free parking.

10:00 a.m. – EOD (Explosive Ordinance Disposal) Equipment Demo, Centennial Lake/Main Gate, F. E. Warren AFB.  Follow signs, free parking. Free

10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.  Food Vendors, bring your family and friends for a delicious meal. Centennial Lake/Main Gate, F. E. Warren AFB. Follow signs, free parking.  

10:30 a.m. – “The Leap Frogs” U.S. Navy Parachute Team. Witness active-duty Navy Seals jump down to the Parade Field. Parade Field (Bleachers)/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.

11:00 a.m.  – Security Forces K9 Working Dog Presentation, Centennial Lake/Main Gate, F. E. Warren AFB.  Follow signs, free parking. Free

12:30 p.m. – EOD (Explosive Ordinance Disposal) Equipment Demo, Centennial Lake/Main Gate, F. E. Warren AFB.  Follow signs, free parking. Free

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. Free.

Please note: This is a tentative schedule and is subject to change!