On March 1st, 2017, The Airpower Foundation hosted a special BBQ meal for all three shifts for the employees of American Airlines Hangar #5, the home of Sky Ball. Because of the incredible support of the hangar staff we are able to host Sky Ball at the hangar while they take it out of service […]
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Sky Ball has grown from a single evening fundraising dinner, to a three-day weekend of events honoring our nations military and their families. No other event in the country matches the size and scope of American Airlines Sky Ball. Last year the weekend began with the Medal of Honor Societies Bob Hope award Gala Thursday […]
American Airlines Sky Ball XIII, in support of the Airpower Foundation, held its most successful Sky Ball event to date! The Foundation has set a new fundraising record of $2.2 million dollars, which will provide much needed support to our nation’s military, veterans and their families. The organization hosted 3 days of events honoring our […]
American Airlines Sky Ball XII, in support of the Airpower Foundation, held its most successful Sky Ball event to date! The Foundation has set a new fundraising record of just over $1.9 million dollars which will provide much needed support to our nation’s military and their families. The organization hosted 3 days of events honoring […]
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 […]
CW5 (ret) Gary Linfoot received an iBOT Mobility device at Sky Ball VI, which forever changed his life after a tragic helicopter accident in Iraq left him paralyzed. In 2012 at Sky Ball X, Gary was able to stand and walk for the first time since 2008 as he walked across the sky ball […]
Tillman, the worlds fastest skateboarding Bulldog was a guest at Sky Ball X, and was inducted as an honorary Marine! On Friday, February 1st, his show, Who Let the Dogs Out, will premiere on the Hallmark Channel featuring his attendance at Sky Ball. Please see the links below to find the channel in your […]
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 […]
Sky Ball is the Airpower Foundation’s annual fundraising event to make a difference in the lives of our military families. October 26 & 27, 2012 the Airpower Foundation will celebrate its tenth anniversary Sky Ball. This year’s Sky Ball will celebrate the home coming of all who have served in Iraq, both military and contractors.