The Missouri Athletic Club, is conveniently located Downtown St. Louis, MO, has rooms available for the evening of the 2018 Army Birthday Ball. See the Hotel Info page for details on reserving a room.
Who is hosting the Mid-America Army Birthday Ball?
The Mid America Army Birthday Ball is hosted by the commanders of the Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command, the Army Element of U.S. Transportation Command and the DISA Global Operations Command. The Ball is being presented by the Scott Army Booster Club, a private, non-profit organization not affiliated with, endorsed by, or a part of the U.S. Government. The Booster Club was established to foster morale and promote the general benefit of Army personnel assigned to Scott Air Force Base, their families, and the community.
What is the appropriate dress?
Military Dress: Army Mess Uniform/Army Service Uniform or service equivalent* Civilian: Semiformal or formal * Female service members should wear the uniform as above but may change into the civilian dress after the official portion of the Ball is complete.
Where should I park?
Parking is available at the Missouri Athletic Club Parking Garage, located at700 N 4th St Saint Louis, MO 63102, US, Phone: (314) 421-4740, as well as many other options nearby. The cost for parking is
Who is the guest speaker?
The 2018 Mid America Army Birthday Ball will present both a Guest Speaker and a Keynote Speaker. Speakers will be announced soon.
Will there be entertainment provided?
Music and entertainment will be provided throughout the event.
What time should I arrive?
The reception will start at 5:30 pm. The Ball will start at 7:00 pm.
What is included in the dinner menu?
House Salad of Mixed Greens with Tomato and Cucumber with Ranch and Balsamic Vinaigrette
Entrée Choices: Choice 1 – (Beef) Top Sirloin of Beef with a Demi Glaze, Swiss Cheese & Shallot Roasted Whipped Potatoes, Green Beans & Roasted Tomato
Choice 2 - (Chicken) Grilled Dijon Herb Chicken Breast with Brandy Cream, Swiss Cheese & Roasted Shallot Whipped Potatoes, Carrots, and Broccolini Choice 3 – (Fish) Grouper with Herb Cream Sauce, Rosemary Roasted Fingerling Potatoes, Asparagus & Roasted Tomato
Dessert: Army Birthday Cake cut and served w/ Starbucks coffee and Tazo Tea
All entrees served with Freshly Baked Rolls and Sweet Cream Butter; Regular or Decaffeinated Coffee
Will alcohol be served?
Cash bars will be open during the reception and will remain open throughout the dinner and Ball. All attendees are encouraged to drink responsibly and are reminded to drive responsibly.
How many people will be in attendance?
We expect approximately 250 guests to attend the event.
Will photography be available? Roaming photographers will capture the fun and excitement of the event. Photographs will be made available online, at no charge, following the event.
Where and when is the 2018 Mid America Army Birthday Ball?
The 2018 Mid America Army Birthday Ball will take place on Saturday, June 9, 2018, at the Missouri Athletic Club, downtown St. Louis.