On February 28th, 2017, The Airpower Foundation was proud to partner with the Gary Sinise Foundation and American Airlines to present a special sendoff celebration at Grapevine High School for the beginning of Soaring Valor. Students and WWII veterans traveled on a donated American Airlines aircraft with an all volunteer flight crew to New Orleans to […]
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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 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 […]
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. […]
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 proud to attend the 70th anniversary of D-Day and help sponsor a special celebration in the town of Picauville France to honor our brave WWII veterans who landed there 70 years ago on that day, June 6th, 1944. Many WWII veterans were also in attendance at the special ceremony.
The Airpower foundation, along with American Airlines, and their Veterans Initiatives Team, were proud to host a special leadership briefing given by Brigadier General Clay Hutmacher. We were also honored to have Gary Sinise in attendance, along with America’s Tenor, Steve Amerson. Please enjoy the photos below from the briefing and Gary’s visit to American […]
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 […]
Maggie’s War is a compelling documentary of some of the most epic battles during WWII as told by the most decorated officer in the history of the 82nd Airborne division, Lt. Col. Jim “Maggie” Megellas. In this film Maggie takes you on his journey through each of the battles on the fields where they actually […]
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 […]