The Winged Commandos™ WWII Living History Group, Inc. was started in 2007 as a living tribute to the Allied glider pilots of the Second World War.
The name Winged Commandos was used in WWII as a general nickname for glider pilots in the U.S. at South Plains Army Air Field, Lubbock, Texas and other U.S. Army Air Forces training facilities.
Events in November
November 14 Saturday
EVENT: Silver Wings Ball, Hangar 25 Air Museum, Big Spring, Texas. Fundraising event to benefit the Museum. Tickets, $25 per person. Event location is the Big Spring Country Club. Cocktail Hour 6:00pm-7:00pm. Silent auction, appetizers, cash bar, dancing, live music. For ticket info call the Museum 432-264-1999. [MAP]
November 15 Sunday
MEETING: Winged Commandos™ training meeting, 2-4 PM, Silent Wings Museum, conference room, Lubbock, Texas. New recruits and new members encouraged to attend.
November 21 Saturday
DANCE LESSON: East Coast Swing and other WWII-era dances. 7-8 PM, Just Dancing! Professional Dance Studio, Memphis Place Mall, 3801 50th Street, Lubbock, Texas, 806-795-1511. W.C. Group lessons, $10 per couple. [MAP]
November 28 Saturday
40'S THEME DANCE: 8PM -11PM, Just Dancing! Professional Dance Studio, Memphis Place Mall, 3801 50th Street, Lubbock, Texas, 806-368-3754. Come dressed in period civilian and military clothes if you like! $10.00 per couple at the door. [MAP]