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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From December 4th – 9th, The Airpower Foundation was honored to help support a trip to Pearl Harbor, along with American Airlines, the Gary Sinise Foundation, and the Greatest Generation Foundation, where 80 survivors were flown on an aircraft donated by American Airlines with an all volunteer flight crew to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of […]
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 […]
During the Air Adventure air show in Oshkosh WI, the Airpower Foundation was proud to join partner, American Airlines, to fly a group of Vietnam Veterans to Washington DC to visit their memorial for the first time.
The men and women we affectionately call The Greatest Generation are leaving us quickly, we lose over 1000 WWII vets every day now. Many of these fought WWII, came home and went to work rebuilding our nation. Few have been able to see the memorial built in Washington, DC to honor their service. The Airpower Foundation and American […]
WWII Freedom Flight We lose more than one thousand WWII Veterans every day, most just due to old age. Before they are all gone we need to honor their service, hear their stories and learn their lessons. To pay those lessons forward, the Airpower Foundation has joined with American Airlines to create WWII Freedom […]