Naval Air Orientation Day and Wine Under Wings


Navy League Memphis' 2018 edition of our popular Naval Air Orientation Day and Wine Under Wings will be held this year in October.

Click on the picture above to see a slideshow of past year's event.

During the day from 10 AM to 4 PM, students from Memphis City Schools, Shelby County Schools and midshipmen from the University of Memphis, along with a large group of Navy Delayed Entry Program candidates, will have the opportunity to view front-line Navy and Coast Guard aircraft and talk to the crews about the aircraft missions and about how to become involved in Naval Aviation. Recruiters from the Navy Recruiting District Nashville will be available with promotional material. Vintage aircraft will also be available for viewing. Attendance is FREE.  If you, your school or other group is interested and/or has questions about this event, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  Read more about STEM Students Dream Big with Naval Aviation

For the evening, a military-uniformed sword arch from the University of Memphis Naval ROTC will provide a formal entrance for those attending our Wine Under Wings event. Later, our Millington Sea Cadet unit will smartly present colors to kick off the brief awards program portion of the evening. The local Memphis Knights will provided "big band" background music while guests may try tasty hors d'eouvres and sample dozens of great wines in the presence of vintage and military aircraft. Local treasures will be offered in a high-quality silent auction which benefits the Navy League Scholarship Fund and Memphis Sea Service Units.

Local business leaders, citizens, and military from the area Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard commands are invited to attend the festivities.







If you or your business would like to show your military appreciation by sponsoring a table or another aspect of this event, please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Event Venue Sponsor $5000**
Catering Sponsor $5000**
Event Set-up Sponsor $5000*
Printing & Promotion Sponsor $2500*
Band Sponsor $2500*

Naval Air Orientation Day Transportation Sponsor

Scholarship Sponsor (2) $1000
Wine Pull Sponsor $1000
Wine Under Wings Commemorative Glass Sponsor $650
Ice Sculpture Sponsor $500

Naval Air Orientation Day Lunch for Pilots, Recruiters & Volunteers


Naval Air Orientation Day Breakfast for Pilots, Recruiters & Volunteers


** Admiral Level Sponsor includes 2 guest tables at event (10 persons per table)

* Commodore Level Sponsor includes 1 guest table (10 persons per table) 

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