2014 for the F-35 program was all about momentum, maturity and meeting milestones. The enterprise was expanded with maintenance and training depots stood up around the U.S. including our very own Luke Air Force Base.
Video courtesy of Lockheed Martin.
Fry’s Food Stores is happy to announce another fun Courageous Hearts pin-up fundraising campaign, honoring our heroes. This campaign will take place February 1, 2015 and will run through February 28, 2015. Fighter Country Foundation has proudly been selected as one of the recipients to receive funding from this campaign.
Purchase a Courageous Heart to show your support. Dedicate your Heart to someone in uniform – past or present – or to a military family!
We encourage everyone to visit their local Fry’s Food Store to buy a heart to help support our United States military personnel, retirees, veterans, and their families!
From the Desk of Fighter Country Partnership,
During a recent “year in review” meeting I was asked what I was most proud of this year and I sat there silent. The more dumbfounding thing is that as I sat there in silence, I was literally saying to myself, “why are you not speaking, FCP has done more than ever.” My simple response was that it has been another great year and we have been able to sustain the success we have had over the past four years since I had the opportunity to lead FCP.
I was still frustrated with myself because I couldn’t immediately highlight some of the fantastic functions we were a part of. Luke Days Open House and Air Show, Mission Support Group’s Start Small – Save Big Finance Expo, expanding our Blue Blazer Squadron, building stronger relationships with FCP supporters, welcoming a new Wing Commander and 4 Group Commanders…..
FCP Visions Winter 2014 is now available as a digital download. This issue reviews the success of 2014 & expectations for 2015, issues for returning female veterans, upcoming community events & an Honorary Commander feature for Mr. Danny Ortega.
In order to enjoy FCP Visions Winter 2014 Web Edition you will need Adobe Acrobat Reader or equivalent application that will display the PDF file format. Click here to download FCP Visions Winter 2014 (you may need to right click and “save file as”).
This publication is made available with permission of Pueblo Publishers, Inc.
Daniel Ortega has been a Phoenix resident since 1981. He attended elementary through high school eventually finishing at Arizona State University. Along with his wife Chelley, he is raising two sons and resides in central Phoenix.
In Daniel’s professional career, he is a commercial real estate broker with Colliers International specializing in retail properties. Mr. Ortega serves on the board of Northrise University Initiative which is a non-profit organization that raises funds and institutional partnerships for Northrise University, the first private Christian university in Zambia.
On Friday, January 2, 2015, the Cactus Bowl will host one team from the Big 12 and one team from the Pac-12. We want to make sure our veterans and active duty military members and a guest of theirs have the chance to attend to give thanks for all their dedication to our country.
– For $65, you can send both a veteran and their guest (2 tickets total) to the game, which also includes a parking pass.
– For $250 you can send 5 veterans and their 5 guests (10 tickets total).
– For $1,300 you can send 20 veterans and 20 guests (40 tickets total)