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Live Fire Demo Returns to APG in 2017!
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 18, 2016 8:18 am
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I just got this response to my annual post checking in on the status of the armed forces day live fire demo on the APG facebook page:

"Mr. Baumgardner, there will not be a live fire this year however, we are in the planning phase of incorporating a live fire into our 2017 Centennial Celebration. Make sure you continue to follow us for more information as we get closer to #APG100."

Circle your calendars!

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This looks like the page to watch www.apg100.net/
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 18, 2016 1:40 pm
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Neil,
Thanks for sharing. If they do have Live Fire Demo, hope it's for the general public, not just an APG internal event. I'd really like to go there again to see what AFVs they show. Rick
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Will let you know as soon as I know it - although its a year away...
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PostPosted: Wed Feb 22, 2017 3:33 pm
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Neil,
Any updates on the APG live fire? Years ago they had live fire in mid-May. I'd really like to see this happen, and be available to all. Thanks, Rick
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PostPosted: Wed Feb 22, 2017 10:23 pm
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It used to be at the Armed Forces Day open house

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PostPosted: Wed Mar 01, 2017 9:04 am
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I went to the last one they had back in 2012

www.youtube.com/watch?v=p-cX10QhO2Y
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 11, 2017 7:36 pm
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APG just released the info on this year's live fire

www.facebook.com/event...357004277/
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PostPosted: Sat Apr 22, 2017 11:45 am
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I was at Ripken stadium this morning at 6:30am to get the Live Fire show tickets. Hope all other interested folks got theirs too. Really looking forward to seeing this event! Rick

10am session for me.


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I'll be at the 2pm session!
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 26, 2017 8:55 pm
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- Rick_Eshleman
Hope all other interested folks got theirs too. Really looking forward to seeing this event!

Super interested, but we were at the beach visiting my parents when the tickets were released, and I'm working the weekend of the event anyway. Disappointed to say the least. Have fun, guys!
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PostPosted: Mon May 01, 2017 8:01 pm
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FYI, I have a few spare tickets for the 2pm session if anyone is interested.
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PostPosted: Tue May 02, 2017 2:12 pm
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Also, I've 2 tickets for the 10 am session.

They are still available today! 5-6-17.
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PostPosted: Sat May 20, 2017 1:12 pm
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A great show this morning! Met Bob Smart and his son. Hope that Neil has a good time at the afternoon show. Partial list of AFVs there: 5 M1A2 Abrams, Stryker MGS, 4 other Stryker variants, Various Hummer vehicles, M9 ACE, 3 M88A2 Armored recovery vehicles, and loads of engineering vehicles, and trucks. I took several hundred photos, which will be posted on flickr this week, I'll repost here when they are there. There was also a Russian T72 MBT and BMP-2 there.


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My son Tom and I just happened to sit on the bleacher row below Rick. Tom had his GI ball cap with nametag on the back otherwise Rick and I wouldn't have made contact. Rick thanks for the tickets, I didn't make it up to Aberdeen on ticket handout day so I really appreciated the offer

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