Welcome All Alaska Nike Vet's

Alaskan Nike Vets Reunion 2017

 Colorado Springs CO.

 Oct.10 to Oct. 12

As voted on at our 2016 reunion in Tucson our 2017 reunion will be in Colorado Springs, Colorado.  We will be staying at the Clarion Hotel 314 W Bijou Street, Colorado Springs, CO 80905. Our Starting date is Tuesday 10/10/17 and head for home on Friday 10/13/17. We asked before for input on the items below on what we should be looking into for a activity for our group. Sad to say we had very few responses from the group. So here we go again please look over the suggested activities and respond to reunion@a-2-562.org with your input. As you can see the event schedule is "WIDE OPEN"  so with your help it can be completed!!!

Alaska Nike Vet’s Reunion

Colorado Springs CO. Oct. 10 - 12


Here are a few of the many exciting things we can choose from in Colorado Springs.  Please take some time to review them and let us know where your interests are.

You may wish to check the “Reunion Page” at www.a-2-562.org  as further info will be posted there when it’s updated.


Air Force Academy   www.usaf.mil www.academyadmissions.com

World war II aviation museum www.worldwarIIaviation.org  tours only done on Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday

Peterson air force museum  www.petemuseum.org will need  a base pass “sign-up beforehand.

Pikes Peak www.Pikespeakcolorado.com  Links to “Pioneer Museum”

Cog Railroad cograilway.com  Ride up to top of Pikes Peak cost $40.00 a person

Royal Gorge Bridge royalgorgebridge.com 1 Hour trip from Colorado Springs cost is $22.00 a person one of the world’s highest suspension bridges.

Jeep Tours coloradojeeptours.com  Various tours pricing ranges from $60.00 to $ 133.00 per person.

Cumbres & Toltec Railroad coloradomountaintrain.com  This is a 241 mile / 4 Hour trip from Colorado Springs ride on the train and return by bus is a full day tour in the fall cost is about $100.00 a person.

The Broadmoor Seven Falls sevenfalls.com   This is very close to Colorado Springs but appears to be very pricy place lots of different “up-scale” Dinning and Hotel options for a view of the waterfall

Cripple Creek visitcripplecreek.com  A lot of history here about 1 hour from Colorado Springs, free transportation offered by a Casino but days not ones that will work for us.  

Garden of Gods gardenofgods.com  Mostly Nature stuff appears to be low key they do have a café with a lunch menu could be a place to kill a ˝ day and a reasonable cost.



Event Schedule

Tuesday Oct. 10

Registration in the AM

Wednesday Oct. 11



Thursday Oct.12   TBA


Thursday Night Banquet: TBA