LAREDO, TX – The Washington’s Birthday Celebration Association (WBCA) has formally announced Major General Tracy Norris as the Air Show Marshal for the 2019 WBCA Stars & Stripes Air Show Spectacular Sponsored by Miller Lite. Along with the official announcement of Major General Norris, WBCA is pleased to announce the entertainment lineup and Early Bird promotion for the 21st annual WBCA Stars & Stripes Air Show Spectacular
“On behalf of the Texas Military Department, I am honored to serve as the 2019 Air Show Marshal. The Stars and Stripes Air Show is a vibrant community event that celebrates our Texan and national heritage. The Texas Military Department is proud to be a part of this enduring tradition and to serve Texans across the Lone Star State,” said Major General Norris.
Major General Tracy Norris received an Army ROTC scholarship and began her military career in 1986 after graduating from Florida State University with a Bachelor of Science in Anthropology. She went on to receive her Master of Science in Urban and Regional Planning, a Master of Strategic Studies from the U.S. Army War College, and a Master of Business Administration from The University of Texas at Austin. She has attended the Human Resource Management Qualification Course and is Dual Status Commander Certified.
Major General Norris’ previous assignment was the Assistant Deputy Adjutant General. She also served as the Commander of the 176th Engineer Brigade from July 2012 to April 2015. Prior to these positions, she was assigned as the Chief Facilities and Maintenance, Chief of Staff, 36th Infantry Division, and deployed to Iraq in 2010, in support of Operation New Dawn, where the 36ID commanded and controlled the nine southern provinces of Iraq. She currently serves as the Deputy Adjutant General for Army and the Commander of the Texas Army National Guard and was recently appointed by Governor Abbott to the Adjutant General of Texas.
With the naming of General Norris, she now becomes an official Ambassador for the 122nd Washington’s Birthday Celebration.
The WBCA Stars and Stripes Air Show Spectacular Sponsored by Miller Lite will take place during the 122nd Washington’s Birthday Celebration on Sunday, February 17, 2019 at the Laredo International Airport (Maher Entrance).
General admission tickets will be $10 for adults and free for children 12 and under. Additional sponsors include Falcon Bank. In-Kind Sponsor: Ringo’s BBQ.