Archive for March 2015

Enrollment date announced!

Registration for active duty fishing participants and family members for Military Appreciation Day 2015 in Morehead City, NC. will begin on April 13, 2015 

Please check the Enroll page on that date to sign up. We will also have several professional kayak guides offering trips that day, please select if you are interested in that option, get to the fishing faster!

Remember we have numerous land based activities for family members and you to take part in as well:

Family Activities 9: am to 4:30 pm

  • Kids dock side fishing derby.
  • Kids coloring books and sidewalk chalk.
  • Family boat rides.
  • One hour family fishing trips in nearby harbor.
  • Carrot Island Wild Pony boat tour.
  • Pirate Revenge ship where kids get to dress like pirates and shoot water cannons at a smaller renegade pirate boat.
  • “Island Life” themed scavenger hunt on Sugarloaf Island (includes USCG licensed Captain ferry ride)
  • Horse and carriage rides.
  • Bounce house and dunk tank.
  • Free hot dog and hamburger lunch.
  • Free snacks – popcorn, cotton candy, snow cones.
  • Free face painting.
  • Corn hole and other games.
  • Park with slides and swings.
  • Live music with three bands.
  • DJ at City Park.
  • Selfie assistant volunteers will help use your device for taking your picture.



Countdown to all MAD 2015 Events

Tidewater VA, August 29
Southport NC, September 19
Lewes DE, October 10
Charleston SC, November 14

Changes to MAD event registration process announced.

Military Appreciation Day Inc. (MAD) is changing our  Guest registration process to make it easier for our guests to sign up for MAD events across the country.

Based on feedback from past participants we have decided to simplify our registration process.  Going forward MAD will no longer collect any information other than guests name, email address and phone number.  This information will be housed on secure servers prior to the event and we will continue to purge all information immediately after the event to ensure confidentiality.

Information collected by MAD is never used or shared by anyone external to the organization except to confirm event participation.

This new registration process will make it easier for our guests and ensure that data security remains a top priority.


Thank you,

Scott Krieger

Volunteer for MAD 2015 Tidewater, Virginia

The Tidewater Chapter has scheduled their 2015 event for August 29!

Registrations for Boats and Volunteers are now open.

See the Tidewater Chapter Page for more information.

Volunteer for MAD 2015 Charleston, SC

The newest Chapter of MAD in Charleston SC has set the date of their first annual event

November 14, 2015

Boat registrations are open. See the Charleston Chapter Page for more information