Raymond Haerry was born November 28, 1921, in Patterson, New Jersey. After high school, he was accepted to Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), but ran away from home to join the Navy and landed in the middle of history. He was 18 years old when he enlisted in 1940. In September of that year, he […]
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The most decorated officer in the history of the 82nd Airborne division, James “Maggie” Megellas, will celebrate his 100th birthday on March 11, 2017. Our dear friend, and Maggie’s, Tony Orlando was able to make a stop in Dallas and the Airpower Foundation was honored to help support an early 100th birthday celebration in his […]
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 help sponsor a special trip to Walt Disney World for families with a member currently receiving treatment for cancer hospitalized at Ft. Belvior Medical Hospital. Envoy Airlines donated a special chartered aircraft to fly the families to Disney for the weekend. Walt Disney World rolled out the red carpet […]
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!
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 was proud to once again help sponsor Veterans Night with the Texas Rangers! We were honored to also have with us our dear friend and supporter John Ratzenberger, who cooked for all our Veteran guests before the game, and then threw out the ceremonial first pitch!
The 301st took a moment to reflect on and congratulate the superior achievements of its Airmen AND civilian family on Saturday, February 1, 2014. Award Categories were: Civilian, Airman, Noncommissioned Officer, Senior Noncommissioned Officer, First Sergeant, Company Grade Officer, Field Grade Officer of the Year. The Henry D. Green Volunteer of the Year Award was […]