US Air Force 

Special Mission

Briggs 5k Run

U.S. Air Force

Calverton, NY - 05/26/2024


Mission applies to the following Region(s):


About the Mission:

Dashan Briggs and 6 fellow crew members of Jolly 51, their helicopter, were killed in action on March 15, 2018, while on a mission in Iraq. The Deshan Briggs Foundation holds a 5k run and 1-mile walk to raise funds in his name for student scholarships. The ceremony ensuing remembers the fallen heroes and then awards the runners. Patriot Guard Riders has been requested to stand a flag line for the beginning of the run and for the ceremony.

Primary Staging Date and Staging Time:

05/26/2024 at 7:30 am

Staging Location:

Calverton Enterprise Park
Burman Blvd.
Calverton, NY 11933


Lead Ride Captain and Contact Info:

Mike Osip
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Special Covid-19 Mission Guidelines:

Updated 15, May 2024

The CDC has changed its COVID-19 protocol recommendations for 2024, updating them to reflect the changing severity and transmission of the virus. Please click here for the latest information and continue to practice common sense distancing protocols while in enclosed locations.

Special Information:

This is the old Grumman location. The entrance is the traffic light east of Calverton Cemetery. The run site is the first roadway on the left off the entrance road. This is the Eastern runway. Upon turning into the entrance, members will make the first right onto the taxiway and proceed to the first left leading onto the runway. We will be parking down by the show mobile. See RC Mike for instructions. Please bring your flags. Water will be on site.

Is there a Second Stage to this Mission?


Submitted by:

Pete Jepson SRC Region 9

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BM - 5/23; MER



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