Tampa Bay Military Information – 1 February 2017

Spotlight Event

USF Department of Military Science Golf Scramble

Get your team together and come out to support the USF Suncoast Battalion at Bay Palms Complex, MacDill AFB. The Professional Philanthropy Network is hosting its January Happy Hour in support of USO Central Florida! Kick off the New Year by celebrating our military at World of Beer on January 18th! 100% of the proceeds go to our local service members and their families through USO Programs and Services.

Friday, February 17th
7:30 am Registration
9:00 a.m. Shotgun
Bay Palm Complex
1803 Golf Course Avenue – MacDill AFB

$65 Entry Fee
Includes Breakfast appetizers, 18 holes/cart,
goody bag, Lunch, 1 raffle ticket and a small
bucket of range balls

For more information contact
Virgil Dugo (321) 914-8553 or visit http:/tinyurl.com/gnwxjef


SOF for Life programs: helping prepare transitioning personnel above what the government provides.  Global SOF Foundation hosts an online portal in which current and former SOF personnel can upload their resumes to be viewed by Global SOF Foundation corporate partners for employment opportunities. The second SOF for Life program is run by The Honor Foundation,:a rigorous 12-week transition program for SOF that are 12 – 18 months out from leaving military service, either through retirement or separation.


Rough Rider’s St. Patrick’s Day Pub Crawl

Saturday, March 11th from 3pm-11pm – Volunteers needed to help run it! (asking organizations to staff individual bars, staff/volunteers can participate in the fun for FREE)

  • Attempt to break world record of most people in a pub crawl (Kansas City set record in 2013 at 4,885 people- Philadelphia and Savannah both have attempted and failed, now it’s Tampa’s TURN!)
  • All money raised will go to support VA Haley’s Veterans Recreational Support Therapy Program
  • Participants must visit 10 pubs- drinking alcohol is NOT required
  • 30 Bars are participating
  • Entry is $15
  • Website to be published by 17 January for registration and specific details
  • Any questions, Please contact Billy Hogan- hoganbilly@live.com 727-641-4124