The Airpower Foundation, along with our partner, American Airlines, was proud to sponsor a freedom celebration event along side the Irving High School Junior ROTC program to inspire students across the DFW Metroplex with messages of patriotism, sacrifice, and over coming severe challenges to succeed in life. We were honored to have in attendance Medal [...]
The “Salute to the Warrior” celebration was a great success and included a celebrity double header; made up of celebrities as well as former and current professional athletes from Major League Baseball and the National Football League. Some of the athletes who participated were Patrick Crayton, Cory Procter and Isaiah Stanback formerly of the Dallas [...]
Snowball Express is the largest recipient of the funds raised through American Airlines Sky Ball, and this year the Airpower Foundation was honored to present the organization with a check for $130,000 to help bring nearly 1,800 children and surviving spouses to North Texas to create hope and new memories for the children of our [...]
This was the fifth year in a row in which the Airpower Foundation was proud to sponsor the Salute to the Troops wounded service member Veteran’s day weekend trip to Las Vegas along with our good friends at American Airlines, MGM Resorts International and the USO. This annual trip includes a special [...]
The Airpower foundation was honored to host a send off dinner the evening before the departure of the Kilimanjario Warriors. Through the fundraising efforts of American Airlines Sky Ball XI, the Airpower Foundation was able to fund a trip for these wounded service members to climb the mountain. They are a [...]
The Airpower Foundation was honored to help sponsor a welcome dinner reception for the families and friends of the American Airlines flight crew members who passed on September 11, 2001. They were all in town for a special ceremony at the C.R. Smith museum for the return of a pair of Flight Attendant [...]
The Airpower Foundation was proud to sponsor a special screening of the movie Lone Survivor at LOOK Cinema’s in Dallas. Photos by Rob Kyker and Jonathan Silverberg.
The Airpower Foundation was proud to join CW5 (Ret.) Gary Linfoot and his wife Mary as Gary was the first paralyzed veteran to walk at the Statue of Liberty thanks to his new Ekso Skeleton device which he received at American Airlines Sky Ball XI this past October. The purchase of the Ekso Skeleton device for [...]
The official American Airlines Sky Ball XI, in support of the Airpower Foundation portraits! A big thank you to Alin Bijan who generously donated his time to take these amazing photos! http://www.makingfilms.com/ Sky Ball XI Was the most successful to date and we thank all of our sponsors, partners, distinguished guests, and our nearly 1,000 [...]
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.