Monthly Archives: January 2014

Marching Forward In ’14

Welcoming Four New Blue Blazers

2014 BBS Annual MeetingOn January 14, 2014, the Blue Blazer Squadron welcomed four new members to its ranks during the annual meeting and induction ceremony at the Westin Kierland Resort in Scottsdale.  The new BBS members include:

  • Mark Hutchins, Director of Catering, Wigwam Resort
  • Rob Ginis, General Manager, Avondale Toyota
  • Pete Bolton, Executive Vice President and Managing Director, Newmark Grubb Knight Frank
  • Bradley Wright, President, Nations Wright

Pete and Brad are both past board members of Fighter Country Partnership.

Welcome to these four new Blue Blazers!

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BBS Rides High in the Fiesta Bowl Parade

BBS float the American Flag in the 2013 Fiesta Bowl Parade
FCP’s Blue Blazer Squadron and families pose for a photo at 41st Annual Fiesta Bowl Parade in Phoenix, AZ

The Annual Fiesta Bowl Parade in downtown Phoenix represents one of the Valley’s most treasured traditions of the holiday season. People by the thousands lined the streets early in the morning to get a good seat to see the floats, marching bands, action heroes, equestrian groups, clowns and large balloons in the annual parade. Fighter Country Partnership and the Blue Blazer Squadron were honored to support the 56th Fighter Wing and guide the American flag balloon down the parade route to introduce the representatives from Luke Air Force Base. This is FCP’s sixth year participating in the Fiesta Bowl Parade.

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