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Our chapter has over 800 members in the San Diego area. Our purpose is to be the force behind the force in our local community.

We support the people and the missions of the local Air Force units in San Diego. We also support retired Air Force members locally providing a valuable link to the Air Force and its global mission.

Our members are a positive force in the community supporting local schools and students. We meet the last Tuesday of every month, usually at Filippi's Pizza.

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Steak BBQ

You asked us to do something different so we've offering a new event. On 31 July we will have available for your social and dining pleasure a night at the San Diego Mission Bay Boat and Ski Club located at 2606 North Mission Bay Drive, San Diego (Pacific Beach). It is to the immediate right of the new Mission Bay foot bridge that goes to Campland, located past the Mission Bay Golf Course and behind De Anza Trailer Park.

The menu for 31 July: Three sizes of prime rib steak (outstanding quality and quantity) are available that you self BBQ ~ petite ($12), regular ($15), Captain's cut ($18). Comes with all the fixings that are put on your plate after you cook your steak. For those who do not want steak, there are other options available (that are subject to change). They are: Hamburger/cheeseburger and fries, Philly cheesesteak and fries, Grilled chicken salad, all for the price of $8.00 each. Other optional items are: Chicken Tenders (changing to chicken tempura) and Fries ~ $7; Bacon Cheddar Fries ~ $6; Greek Fries ~ $6; Garlic Fries ~ $5; Onion Rings ~ $5; French Fries ~ $5; Jalapeno Poppers (6 ea) ~ $5.

Please know that this is an informal boat club; not fancy, with one cook who does an outstanding job. Do not expect all the food to be prepared at once nor do not expect all of us sitting to eat at the same time. Much of the service is self serve.

The location is superb and the parking is plentiful. Bar prices are well under what you would pay elsewhere as is the food. No need for fancy dress; shorts, slacks, shirt with sandals/flip flops are just fine. There are three BBQs available for use; you can bring your drinks outside while you cook, etc.. We get our own utensils and clean up afterwards.

Music starts at 7:30pm. Arrival can be 5:00 p.m. or later, suggested 5:30 p.m.. Have a drink, order your food when you want, and we'll try for a common seating area inside. It is a fun place. Large outside area near water. Nights can be chilly.

Please inform Jack Porath (jporath1@roadrunner.com) of quantity coming AND how many are ordering the steak (to ensure stock is on hand). Have questions? Call him at 858.366.8630

Upcoming Events



Friday 31st - GENERAL MEMBERSHIP SOCIAL (1730) @ San Diego Boat & Ski Club


Saturday 1st - Nominations for 2015-2016 Officers Due

Thursday 27th - EXCOM Meeting (1800) @ Filippi’s Pizza Grotto, Kearny Villa Road.


Sunday 6th – Air Force Appreciation Day at the Padres (1310).

Saturday 19th - EVENT: Air Force Birthday BBQ at Chula Vista Veterans Home (1100)

TBD – AFA National Convention and Aerospace Technology Exposition

Tuesday 22nd - GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING (1800) @ Filippi’s Pizza Grotto, Kearny Villa Road. Speaker TBD. Annual Officer Elections for 2015-2016.

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