The Airpower Foundation

The mission of the AirPower Foundation has grown since its formation in 1999, and is now a nationwide program dedicated to supporting active duty, reserve and National Guard families.

Latest AirPower Foundation News

Patriot Day

Patriot Day

Dear Patriot, On behalf of the Airpower Foundation, we remember those who perished on this day nineteen years ago at the Twin Towers, Shanksville, Pa, the Pentagon and those who were on the tragic flights. We are forever grateful for the brave first responders who ran...

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Happy Labor Day

Happy Labor Day

Dear Patriot, On behalf of the Airpower Foundation, we wish you and your family a Happy Labor Day! This weekend we honor America’s workers.  We salute those who provide goods and services, food and supplies, and those who take care of the well-being of our citizens....

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Fiske Hanley

Fiske Hanley

Dear Patriot, On behalf of the Airpower Foundation, we are sad to share the news of the passing of WWII hero, Fiske Hanley at 100 years of age.  Fiske served on a B29 bomber flying missions over Japan when his aircraft was shot down.  He was taken as a prisoner of...

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Happy 4th of July

Happy 4th of July

Dear Patriot, On behalf of the Airpower Foundation, we wish you and your family a very happy Forth of July!  As we celebrate the 244th birthday of our nation this holiday weekend, we remember and thank all of our military, veterans and their families from 1776 through...

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In This Together Now More Than Ever With Mike Elliott

In This Together Now More Than Ever With Mike Elliott

Mike elliott will be sharing his exciting stories of jumping with President George H.W. Bush for his 85th, 87th and 90th birthdays. Along with stories of taking a leap of faith with wounded service members he calls “Therapy in the Air” and stories of some of the many celebrities he has taken to jump out of a perfectly good airplane!

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Operation Airdrop Video

Operation Airdrop Video

Mike Elliott, President of the All Veteran Group and a retired U.S. Army Golden Knight, performed a parachute demonstration with his team over the city of Arlington, and a tribute on the ground in Fort Worth due to weather. Colored smoke traced the sky as they parachuted over the city of Arlington symbolizing the loving appreciation we all feel for our fallen military heroes, their families, our healthcare workers, and first responders.

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Operation Airdrop

Operation Airdrop

Mike Elliott, President of the All Veteran Group and a retired U.S. Army Golden Knight, will perform a parachute demonstration with his team over the cities of Fort Worth and Arlington. Featuring a sky-typing aircraft that will draw a 2-mile-wide heart in the sky over the cities, Mike and his team will skydive from 10,000 feet with thank you banners, military banners, and a 1,400 Sq. Foot American flag in tow.

Colored smoke will trace a heart in the sky over the cities as they parachute through the heart to symbolize loving appreciation for our healthcare workers, first responders, and our fallen military heroes.

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Now More Than Ever – Karalyn Martin

Now More Than Ever – Karalyn Martin

Dear Patriot, The Airpower Foundation is excited to announce our next online Sky Ball event series to benefit our nation’s military heroes and their families: IN THIS TOGETHER – NOW MORE THAN EVER.  Our next event will feature United States Marine Corps Sergeant,...

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Giving Tuesday Now

Giving Tuesday Now

Dear Patriot, Around the end of November each year, people all over the world come together and donate for GivingTuesday.  We are always awestruck by the sense of community created when millions of people collectively support charitable organizations on a single day....

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Live Concert With John Rich

Live Concert With John Rich

Dear Patriot, The Airpower Foundation is excited to announce an exclusive online Sky Ball event series to benefit our nation’s military heroes and their families: IN THIS TOGETHER – NOW MORE THAN EVER. Our inaugural event will feature John Rich of Big & Rich. The...

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The Heart Behind Sky Ball

Our premier fundraising event, Airpower Foundation Sky Ball, has raised over $20 million since its inception thanks to our generous sponsors. Sky Ball has grown from a single evening fundraising dinner, to a three-day weekend of events honoring our nation’s military and their families. Events over the weekend include educational outreach programs to local area schools, a concert for military and families Friday evening, culminating with the Black-Tie Sky Ball Gala hosted inside the brand new Globe Life Field with the Texas Rangers!  There simply is no other event in the country that matches the size and scope of Sky Ball.