The Airpower Foundation was proud to partner with American Airlines, MGM Resorts International, The Gary Sinise Foundation, Terry Fator, USO Metro, Greyhound, Sundance Helicopters, Smith & Wollensky, The Fremont Street Experience, NCOA, Friends of Freedom, and many additional partners and supporters to present Salute to the Troops 2016! For the 8th year in a […]
The Airpower Foundation was proud to help sponsor Veterans Night with the Texas Rangers along with American Airlines. We were honored to have Medal of Honor Recipient, Don “Doc” Ballard to join us as he threw out the first pitch along with Lee Greenwood who also sang God Bless the USA and the National […]
The Airpower Foundation was honored to host a special visit to Hurlburt Field, visiting the men and women of our U.S. Air Force Special Operations Command. Special guests included Medal of Honor Recipient, Bob Patterson, and Vietnam Purple Heart Recipient, Mr. Dave Roever. A big thank you to our partner, Envoy, who once again […]
The Airpower Foundation was proud to sponsor a special Flying Aces reunion weekend honoring our nations WWII era Ace Fighter pilots for a weekend of activities, including a lunch and tour of American Airlines’ Operations center, Flight Academy, and Flight Attendant training center on Friday. Saturday included a special black tie gala with Mr. Ross […]
The Airpower Foundation was proud to host some of our sponsors, volunteers, and military families, along with Medal of Honor Recipient Don “Doc” Ballard, for an amazing few days of visiting Navy units in San Diego. Visits included a tour of the USS Midway Museum, The USS Makin Island, the USS Alexandria, and to the […]
The Airpower Foundation was proud to host many members of the military, families, supporters, and volunteers at the 2016 Airpower Expo Air Show hosted at the NAS Fort Worth JRB! The air show featured numerous amazing aviators and was headlined by the always inspiring, Blue Angels!
In honor of Black History month, the Airpower Foundation and American Airlines presented the screening of, The Luft Gangster: Memoirs of A Second Class Hero on February 3, 2015 at Grapevine high school in the morning, Colleyville Heritage High School in the afternoon, and an evening viewing at the C.R. Smith Museum, Fort Worth, Texas. […]
American Airlines Sky Ball XIII, in support of the Airpower Foundation, held its most successful Sky Ball event to date! The Foundation has set a new fundraising record of $2.2 million dollars, which will provide much needed support to our nation’s military, veterans and their families. The organization hosted 3 days of events honoring our […]
From Nov 13th through Nov 17th of 2015, American Airlines Veterans Initiatives, MGM Resorts International, the USO, and the Airpower Foundation hosted 80 Wounded Veterans and their significant other to a four day Veteran’s Day weekend celebration in Las Vegas for our 7th Annual ‘Salute to the Troops’. For the seventh year in a row, […]
The Airpower Foundation was proud to join our partner, American Airlines, for a special honor flight from the Oshkosh EAA Air show to Washington D.C. with 105 Vietnam Veterans. The Veterans were treated to a day in DC visiting the Vietnam Wall, the American History Museum, and then a stop at Arlington National Cemetery before […]
The Airpower Foundation was proud to sponsor the second annual Celebration of Freedom at Irving High School, along with our partners at American Airlines, honoring all who served in Vietnam. The evening included special presentations by Vietnam Veteran Allen Clark, who lost both legs due to a mortar attack, and Ken Cordier who spent […]
The Airpower Foundation was honored to join American Airlines, Boeing, and the USO to sponsor a special luncheon in conjunction with a week of activities in recognition of Medal of Honor Day 2015. 27 Medal of Honor Recipients were flown on a special American Airlines chartered aircraft from NY to Washington DC where we hosted […]
The Airpower Foundation was proud to sponsor a special recognition ceremony for the 301st as they took a moment to reflect on and congratulate the superior achievements of its Airmen AND civilian family on Saturday, February 7, 2015. Award Categories were: Civilian, Airman, Noncommissioned Officer, Senior Noncommissioned Officer, First Sergeant, Company Grade Officer, Field Grade […]
The Airpower Foundation receives many funding request that are reviewed by the Board of Directors each month. Requests come from the numerous local military installations and support organizations from across the country. These grants are made possible by the generosity of our Sky Ball sponsors.
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The Airpower Foundation was founded by the nation’s oldest military support organization, The Fort Worth Airpower Council, to be a nationwide non-profit dedicated to supporting active duty, reserve and National Guard families. The Foundation also supports projects for children who have lost a parent in the war, wounded warriors and veterans.