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D-Day Squadron Participates and Helps Lead FORCE-CON 2022 - SUPERHERO MILITARY FORCES UNITE

3-Day Military Convention to Honor Veterans in all Art Forms


SAN DIEGO, CA – September 23-25, 2022, Operation Call-To-Service presents the inaugural 3-Day military convention and Art Festival involving action/adventure, animation, film, comics and literary works.  The event is inspired by the POW/MIA historical fiction story, “Purple Foxes United,” which involves female heroines that join together to save their brothers in arms.  Many of the characters highlighted in the project are based on our real-life heroes and Honor Flight San Diego alumni veterans. 

The venues will include the USS Midway Museum with a special presentation of “Into Flight Once More” on Friday, September 23, Presented by the Tunison Foundation, DC-3 Society, Benovia Winery & Sound Off Films. The documentary highlights the D-Day Squadron and their courageous 2019 mission to cross the Atlantic for the 75th Anniversary of D-Day -an amazing feat to participate and celebrate the end of WWII in Normandy, France. The film is narrated by Academy Award nominated actor and veteran advocate Gary Sinise.

Saturday, September 24, the legendary Hotel del Coronado, will host the largest flyover of vintage DC-3’s part of the D-Day Squadron that served in WWII, among other monumental campaigns. Elite parachutists from across the globe will jump onto the beaches of Coronado with Wounded Warriors and WWII veterans that are able to participate.

The Art Festival and “Meet the Heroes” segment will be held on Sunday, September 25. One of the featured artists and United States Navy Chief Petty Officer Joe Pisano will unveil one of his panels of “The Art of Immortalizing Heroes.”

Force-Con 2022 is expected to be the largest superhero military convention involving all service branches and art forms. World renowned artists, best-selling authors, epic gamers and award-winning filmmaker’s will all take part in this 3-Day extravaganza coming to San Diego September 23-25, 2022.

Force-Con 2022 will benefit many veteran organizations including Honor Flight San Diego to fund their next flight taking veterans to DC to visit their memorials.

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Tickets for the “Into Flight Once More” evening presentation on Friday, September 23, 2022, can be purchased at  VIP seating is limited.  Please purchase your tickets early to reserve your exclusive red-carpet experience.  Watch the film trailer here:

If you have any questions, please call (757) 721-7767 or visit The Military Aviation Museum is located at 1341 Princess Anne Rd, Virginia Beach, VA 23457.