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15-17 January 2010, Battle of the Bulge Tactical, Camp Clark, Nevada, MO
G Co, 137th Infantry Regiment, 35th Infantry Division, a unit of the WW II HRS, will host a Battle of the Bulge tactical battle at the Missouri National Guard training site, Camp Clark, in Nevada, MO from 15-17 January 2010. This event is open to all ETO reenactors.
Camp Clark is located on the southeast side of Nevada, MO. Nevada is 75 miles south of Kansas City, MO and 61 miles north of Joplin, MO. Take the Camp Clark exit off of US 71 Highway in Nevada and follow the signs to Camp Clark. The training area is one square mile of rolling hills, woods, creeks, and trails. The site is infantry friendly and open to light wheeled and tracked vehicles. Vehicles must stay on the trails or in designated areas.
Event Fee: $20
Heated barracks with showers and latrines will be provided on Friday and Saturday night. The barracks rooms have bunk beds with mattresses and pillows. You need to bring your own sheets, blankets, or sleeping bags. A continental breakfast will be served Saturday morning and a hot meal will be served on Saturday evening after the battle. The barracks and meals are included in the registration fee.
USO Club/Caf?: There will be a club/caf? open both Friday and Saturday nights offering snacks and non-alcoholic beverages. The Missouri National Guard prohibits the consumption of alcoholic beverages on post, including the barracks and the club. The club will have 40?s music, tables for card games, and an assortment of snack food items. Your registration fee gets you $5 worth of ?script? to spend at the club. There are also several bars and taverns located in the town of Nevada for those so inclined.
Registration will open at 1400 hours on Friday, 15 Jan 10 and close at 0800 hours on Saturday, 16 Jan 10. A picture ID is required to gain access to the base.
Pre-Registration is not required but is highly encouraged to guarantee a bunk in the barracks. A pre-registration form is available at our unit?s web site: www.137thinfantry.org. Barracks space is limited to 172 bunks.
Vendors: Limited indoor vendor spaces are available for no charge. Tables and chairs will be provided.
Safety and Authenticity Inspection will be held at 0830 hours on Saturday, 16 Jan 10. WW II HRS safety and authenticity rules will apply.
The battle will go from 0900 to 1600 hours on Saturday, 16 Jan 10 only. Participants must be cleared out of the barracks by 0900 on Sunday, 17 Jan 10.
Point of contact for more information: Dave Hruska