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 […]
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 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.