On the weekend of January 25 – 28, 2013, the first annual Swett Warriors Weekend Gala was held at the Cosmopolitan hotel in Las Vegas! Our wounded warrior friends enjoyed 4 amazing day’s in Las Vegas to include helicopter rides over the strip thanks to Sundance Helicopters, Beetles Cirque du Soleil, an amazing Gala [...]
On the final day of Snowball Express VII, the children enjoyed a talent show they put on for all the families hosted by the Texas Music Project. That evening was the grand finale, and thanks to David Hira and his team of entertainers, it was a very memorable evening for our families!
The Snowball families enjoyed a fun day starting with the Children’s Medical Center Holiday Parade followed by rides and games at Six Flags over Texas!
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.
During Sky Ball X week, the Airpower Foundation along with American Airlines, were proud to host a luncheon with the American Fallen Soldiers Project to present a portrait of a true American hero to an AA Employee and his family.
The Airpower Foundation was proud to host a free concert for 3,000 military and their families on Friday night of Sky Ball week with Gary Sinise & the Lt. Dan Band. Opening acts included Jenna Jentry, and Corine Chapman. In addition to the musical entertainment, Armed Forces Insurance presented the Military Spouse of the [...]
The Airpower Foundation, along with American Airlines was proud to partner with Military.com & NCOA to co-host a career expo designed to place separating and retiring veterans and spouses in direct contact with companies and corporations seeking individuals with military training and experience.
The Airpower Foundation, American Airlines, and MGM Resorts International treat wounded warriors to a four day Veteran’s Day weekend celebration in Las Vegas! American Airlines sent a brand new 737 to pick up 60 wounded warriors and a guest from Bethesda / Walter Reed Medical center, and flew them to Las Vegas where MGM Resorts [...]
THE SNOWBALL EXPRESS MEETS COWTOWN!! by: guest writer CAPT Bob Wood. USN (Ret) FWAPC Board Member Sunday, December 2, 2012, saw nearly 1,700 Snowball Express family members parade down East Exchange Avenue in the Fort Worth Stockyards to receive the cheers and heartfelt thanks of thousands of Fort Worth area residents. After a forty-plus bus [...]
Thanks to sky ball, and the generous support of our donors, the Airpower foundation was proud to donate $200,000 this year to support the Snowball Express! 9 American Airlines jets flew across the country to bring the children and surviving spouses of our fallen military heroes to Dallas for an amazing weekend of fun, and [...]
During Sky Ball week, some of our special guests visited local schools to showcase new cutting edge adaptive technology, and to educate children on the importance of math and science and how to be a good citizen and friend. In addition to meeting true American heroes, including Lucca who lost a leg to an IED [...]
Sky Ball X was the best yet! Thank you to all of our Sponsors, Volunteers and guests who all made sky ball possible, and allowed the Airpower Foundation to set a new record of $1.2 Million raised to support our nations active military, veterans, their families, and the families of our fallen military heroes. We [...]
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The Airpower Foundation is the nation’s oldest military support organization, 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.