Pete Wilson

Flying Leathernecks Gala

May 14

The Flying Leatherneck Historical Foundation will host the Honorable Pete Wilson, former governor of California, at its annual gala, which honors the current and continuing service of Vietnam veterans with the theme, “Vietnam Remembered: A Tribute to those who Served.” Proceeds will provide critical funds to support the Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum, as well as education programs in collaboration with the Character Development Center at University of San Diego. The evening begins with a reception at the Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum at 5:30pm, where guests can view the largest collection of vintage Marine Corps aircraft in the world. Dinner will follow at the MCAS Miramar Commissioned Officers Club at 7pm. Philanthropist John Thornton is the honorary chair. 858.693.1723, flyingleathernecks.org/annual-gala

Pete Wilson

Pete Wilson