In July 2019, the CAF Nominating Committee will choose candidates to run for five open slots on the General Staff. If you have someone you would like to nominate, please send the name(s) to Donna Blalack, email or to P.O. Box 764769, Dallas, TX 75376.
Recommendations are due by June 15, 2019.
Nominating Committee members:
Larry Lumpkin, Chair email
J. W. Don Johnson email
Archie Taylor, email
WW II-style Hanger Dance Organized by: Veterans Breakfast Club (of Western Pennsylvania)
office info/point of contact: Ellie DePastino, Executive Assistant; 200 Magnolia Place; Pittsburgh,PA 15228 webb: veteransbreakfastclub.com Phone: 412-623-9029 can be combined with a visitation display & rides during Sat. & Sun
Here is a collection of the news stories about the CAF D-Day Wing, and the aircraft/aircrews of C-53 D-Day Doll *and C-47 *That's All, Brother. If there are any stories not listed here that should be, please forward a link to firstname.lastname@example.org.
[General Aviation News - Dayton Trip Honors WWII...
Dallas, TX, March 19, 2019 - It is time to send in Individual Award nominations and recommendations for the CAF Hall of Fame! The national level awards program is intended to recognize contributions that have been extraordinary and have brought national recognition to the accomplishments of the individual. For award criteria and sample citations, please see CAFR 900-1 CAF Awards and Decorations. Nominations for Individuals are due by July 15th.
On February 29, 2020, the Commemorative Air Force will induct three or four...
Aircraft Type: Any Date: April 26, 2019 Location: KMOB, Mobile, Alabama Contact: Jacob Warye | Brand Ambassador/LST/Project Officer Signature Flight Support KMOB Mobile Regional Airport Cell: (334)-561-4057 ** Mobile Aviation Day ** My name is Jacob Warye and I am the Brand Ambassador and Military Liaison for our Signature Flight Support KMOB location and we are planning on hosting our first Mobile Aviation Day that provides the community an opportunity to be up close to modern day military aircraft and promote civilian and military aviation career interests while strengthening our...
Aircraft Type: Transport Date: March 8, 2019 Location: Greenwood, Indiana Contact: Roger Tomey (317) 881-0887 email@example.com ** Airport Day** Seeking Cargo/Liaison (C-47, C-45, L-5)
Aircraft Type: Any Date: June 1, 2019 Location: Argle, TX Contact: Jeff Hingen (817) 874-1924 CVMA236PRO@outlook.com ** Ride For the Veterans Fun Run ** Hello I am the Public relations officer for Combat Vets Association (501c19 non-profit) in Ft Worth. We are having a Ride for Veterans Jun 1. It will end in Argyle, TX at the corner of 377 & 407 and there we will have vendors, Auctions, Raffles and and a live band. All proceeds go to local DFW Veteran Charities to include, Ft. Worth Roll Call, DFW Canines for Veterans and Combat Veterans Association....
Aircraft Type: Any Date: Sept. 7, 2019 Location: Crawfordsville, IN (CFJ)
Contact: Lori Curless (765) 362-0707 firstname.lastname@example.org
** Crawfordsville Airport Day 75th Anniversary ** Would like to have any aircraft come in to help us celebrate our 75th anniversary (scheduled for Sept 7, 2019). Would encourage participation from any CAF aircraft which can also sell rides to the public throughout the week/weekend. Already have some other aviation participants confirmed including - EAA Young Eagle rides; helicopter rides; Civil...
Aircraft Type: Any Date: May 18, 2019 Location: Albuquerque, New Mexico
Contact: Joe Ritt email@example.com (808) 352-4992
The 58th Special Operations Wing and 377th Air Base Wing are hosting the 2019 Kirtland Air and Space Fiesta on 18 May 2019 in Albuquerque, New Mexico on the military side of the Albuquerque Airport. We saw several of your aircraft at the Minden-Tahoe Airshow in 2017, and would like to extend an invitation to you for our 2019 airshow.
Honor Flight Central Florida is holding a fundraiser called "Hot Rods For Heroes" at the ACE Cafe in downtown Orlando Fl. March 30, 2019 from 10:00 am to 2:30 pm. to honor our local veterans. At 12:00pm while the National Anthem is playing, we were wondering if a fly over of any type of military aircraft is possible. The local fire department will have two ladder trucks there displaying a huge American Flag between them. Last year we had over 100 custom hot rods, production cars and a Indy type race car on display. The following is the chart info Lat 28.546987 Lon -81.381098 street address...
CAF Unit Leaders, Operations Officers and Maintenance Officers, This Safety Stand Down video is MANDATORY VIEWING for all CAF pilots. Watching this video and submitting the attachment is required before your next flight in a CAF aircraft! All CAF Operations Officers and Maintenance Officers please ensure that this video is forwarded to all the pilots and Mechanics in your unit. All CAF members are encouraged to watch this important Safety Stand Down video - widest dissemination please. Thank You, V/R Jim Lasche VP of Safety Operations &...
Tuskegee Airmen pilot and notable record holder Lee Archer was born September 6, 1919 in Yonkers, New York and raised in Harlem. He was a graduate of New York University before he enlisted in the U.S. Army Air Corps in November of 1941.
Archer had aspirations of becoming a pilot, but at the time of his enlistment flight training had not yet opened to qualified black service members. Instead, he received training as a telegrapher and field network communications specialist and assigned to a post in Georgia. Then in December of 1942, Archer was accepted into the new aviation cadet training...
Join Tuskegee Airman Dr. Harold Brown and CAF Red Tail Squadron Leader Doug Rozendaal for a free LIVE webinar and conference call! Hear Dr. Brown’s inspirational story and learn how others can benefit from his extraordinary experiences.
February 28, 2017
7:00 p.m. Eastern Time
Please join us for this free event to talk with Tuskegee Airman Dr. Harold Brown, a pilot with the renowned 332nd Fighter Group of World War II. Dr. Brown is a true American hero who overcame many obstacles, including prejudice and...
Happy holidays everyone!
Just a quick reminder that the 12 Planes of Christmas fundraising campaign is now running. This fundraiser can be a great way to help with aircraft maintenance costs. Last year units used funds to cover the cost of aircraft’s annual, some received in-kind donations from paint to fabric and others were able to get some additional volunteer help.
You can see all the aircraft participating at www.supportcaf.org. The site is a great way to see what’s been going on with the units. In addition, the comments from donors about seeing the aircraft on tour, riding in...