Displays & equipment requests
Please note that requests may not
interfere with our operational mission, our mission must come first!
All requests must be submitted no
more than 90 days and no less than 30 days in advance of the scheduled event.
Requests will be evaluated using DoD Directive 5410.18, Public Affairs Community Relations Policy (PDF) , Army Regulation 360-1, The Army Public Affairs Program (PDF) , Air Force Instruction 11-209, Aerial Event Policies and Procedures, and Air Force Instruction 35-105, Community Relations . Please review them if
you have questions on if we can support you or your event. In general, public, patriotic events such as Memorial Day, Veterans Day and 4th of July celebrations are authorized events. All other requests must be reviewed on a case by case basis.
To request recruiting displays, including booths, rope courses, wrestling mats, kruisers, golf carts and climbing walls, visit: http://state.nationguard.com/pennsylvania and contact a locate recruiter.
Requests for Non Aviation Assets
(color guard, band, marching unit, static display of non-aviation equipment, etc.)
Fort Indiantown Gap may be able to provide military support for some events that are open to the public, in accordance with DoD Directive 5410.18, Public Affairs Community Relations Policy and Army Regulation 360-1, The Army Public Affairs Program as well as Air Force Instruction 35-105, Community Relations. Requests are made through the Pennsylvania National Guard Joint Force Headquarters.
Complete a DD2536(PDF). Do not submit the request to National Guard Bureau, please submit requests to the Pennsylvania National Guard Joint Force Headquarters, by scanning and emailing to: email@example.com or faxing to 717-861-2748 or through U.S. Postal Service to: MSCA, BLDG 0-47 Fort Indiantown Gap, Annville PA 17003
Aerial Support in Public Events
Requests for Pennsylvania Army National Guard Aircraft
Aerial support may or may not be available in support of public events, and are available on a very limited basis. Requests for Pennsylvania Army National Guard flyovers are made through the Pennsylvania National Guard Joint Force Headquarters. Complete a DD Form 2535 (PDF). Do not submit the request to National Guard Bureau, please submit requests to the Pennsylvania National Guard, by scanning and emailing to: firstname.lastname@example.org or faxing to 717-861-2748 or through U.S. Postal Service to: MSCA, BLDG 0-47 Fort Indiantown Gap, Annville PA 17003.
Requests for Pennsylvania Air National Guard
in aerial events is based on aircraft availability, operations tempo, and
airfield suitability. The Pennsylvania Air National Guard has
KC-135 Stratotankers and
EC-130J Hercules. Civilians seeking fixed-wing aircraft to participate in aerial events must gain approval
from both Secretary of the Air Force, Public Affairs and the Pennsylvania Adjutant General. The
following steps will assist in requesting Aerial Event participation:
1.) Aerial event organizer completes
with all the pertinent information as it relates to the event.
2.) Aerial event organizer coordinates and
seek assistance from the local Federal Aviation Adminstration Flight Standards District Office for section IV of the DD2535.
3.) Aerial event organizer uploads the
information from the completed
the Secretary of the Air Force, Public Affairs, Aerial Events website . They
will review the request and ensure that it fulfills requirements for receiving aerial support. Upon
approval, the event will be listed on the website. In
accordance with requirements, accommodations should be made to allow for
Pennsylvania Air National Guard recruiting at the event. The website also contains contact information for requesting Aerial Demonstration
Teams (USN Blue Angles, USAF Thunderbirds, etc) under the “links” tab.
4.) Aerial event organizer requesting the fixed-wing support must
submit the DD2535 to the PANG-J33 (email@example.com or
717-861-8193) as a Community Support Request.
5.) From this point all other actions are internal
to the Pennsylvania Air National Guard and should result in approval or denial within 2-4 weeks. Civilians should keep in mind that the Pennsylvania Air National Guard is an operational reserve force. While participation is desirable, it can only be accomplished in accordance
with aircraft regulations (i.e. runway minimums and airfield suitability) and
suitable operational tempo.