The FAD sponsors an Annual Conference and Military Ball
each year; the location varies. The annual meeting and election of officers are held during the Conference. Speakers and seminars are held on Saturday, followed by a banquet, Grand March and Military Ball. The 2010 Conference was held in Minot, ND, and the 2011 Conference was held in Aberdeen, SD. The location for the 2012 event will be announced following a FAD meeting at Fort Sisseton, SD, in June 2011.