Flyovers, Static Displays, Band, Color Guard Requests

 STATIC DISPLAY REQUESTS & NATIONAL GUARD CIVIL SUPPORT

Static Vehicles Display

**PLEASE NOTE: These requests require a 30 day lead time in order to facilitate the required approvals**

Whether it’s a band, color guard, guest speaker or military vehicle display, military personnel and vehicles always turn heads at parades, military appreciation days and other ceremonies across the country. Citizens and community organizations can request a military band, color guard, exhibits or guest speakers to support their local event.

In order to request a static display, you must submit a DD form 2536 to the Kentucky National Guard Public Affairs Office  (PAO@Kentuckyguard.com). The Kentucky National Guard Public Affairs Office retains eligibility rights for all static displays. Your local National Guard recruiter can assist you with submitting the DD 2536 as well.

Download a blank DD FORM 2536, 2016 edition (PDF format).

Here’s an Example DD2536 form.

**If you do NOT get a response email… we never received the request. Please call at 502-607-1713 or 502-607-1898

AVIATION STATIC DISPLAY REQUESTS

**PLEASE NOTE: These requests require a 60 day lead time in order to facilitate the required approvals**

Static UH-60

If you would like to request a UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter, LUH-72 helicopter or C-130 Hercules airplan static display at your event, you must submit a DD Form 2535 (same form as below for a flyover) at least 60 days prior to the event.

Here’s an example of how to fill out a DD 2535: DD2535 Example (PDF format).

Download a blank DD Form 2535, 2016 edition (PDF format).

If this request is for an Army Helicopter, please submit  to PAO@Kentuckyguard.com.

If this request is for the C130 airplane, the request needs to go through http://www.airshows.pa.hq.af.mil/PublicSite/Index.cfm?fwa=home. Once you receive notification of eligibility, please forward that number to PAO@Kentuckyguard.com.

You must fully substantiate how your event and how the Kentucky National Guard would benefit from having a static display. (NOTE: you do not need FAA approval on page 2 for an aviation static display, which is a part of the DD form 2535.)

**If you do NOT get a response email… we never received the request. Please call at 502-607-1713 or 502-607-1898

FLYOVER REQUESTS

**PLEASE NOTE: These requests require a 90 day lead time in order to facilitate the required approvals**

Kentucky Guard FlyoverAnyone can request a Kentucky National Guard Army or Air flyover for their particular event. CURRENTLY, DoD HAS EMBARGOED ALL ARMY and AIR AVIATION ASSETS FOR FLY OVERS. An Exception to Policy (ETP) must be requested through the Dept of Defense to facilitate such requests. Please contact the Public Affairs Office for specifics.

A public affairs flyover is a single straight and level flight by not more than four of the same type military aircraft from a single service over a predetermined point on the ground at a specific time and not involving aerobatics or demonstrations. The event must meet Dept. of Defense and appropriate service public affairs criteria and be approved by the Federal Aviation Administration prior to the aviation support occurring.

In order to request a Kentucky Air Guard (C-130 Hercules) flyover, please visit: http://www.airshows.pa.hq.af.mil/PublicSite/Index.cfm?fwa=home.

For a Kentucky Army Guard (UH-60 Blackhawk) flyover, you must request the flyover through the Kentucky National Guard Public Affairs Office via a DD Form 2535 – See below -and send to PAO@Kentuckyguard.com. This will then go to the Department of the Army for consideration.

Once you are approved, you may contact the Kentucky National Guard via the Public Affairs Office PAO@Kentuckyguard.com  Please note, while waiting on your eligibility, coordination can be done concurrently. Once your request is approved, you are “eligible” to have the military participate in your event, but it is not guaranteed. It’s based on mission requirements, aircraft availability and weather among other factors.

Here’s an example of how to fill out a DD 2535: DD2535 Example (PDF format).

Download a blank DD Form 2535, 2016 edition(PDF format).

**If you do NOT get a response email… we never received the request. Please call at 502-607-1713 or 502-607-1898