Fighter Country Partnership President and Executive Director Ron Sites thanks Fry’s Food Stores for their Generous Hearts campaign benefiting USO, Arizona Heroes to Hometowns, Packages from Home and Fighter Country Foundation.
Video short about the 100th F-35, AF-41 including comments by General Robin Rand, Commander AETC, Lorraine Martin EVP & GM of the F-35 Program, Orlando Carvalho, EVP Aeronautics at Lockheed Martin and Brigadier General Michael Rothstein, Commander, 56th Fighter Wing.
Fry’s Food Stores in Arizona has selected Fighter Country Partnership – Fighter Country Foundation as one of the organizations to benefit from the Courageous Hearts campaign. Between February 3, 2014 through March 2, 2014 visit any of the 119 Fry’s Food Stores to purchase your COURAGEOUS HEART and help give back to the people that have sacrificed so much for this country – our United States military personnel, retirees, veterans, and their families!
FCP Visions Winter 2013 is now available as a digital download. This issue discusses a rebirth of “Luke Days 2014″, the open house air show at Luke AFB, the arrival of AF-41, a reflection of Dorothy Rowe and more.
Five Cardinals players took a tour of Luke Air Force Base on Nov 6th to kick off Salute to Service week ahead of annual thanks to military. It wasn’wasn’t a surprise to see Andre Roberts among them. The fourth-year wide receiver played collegiately at The Citadel and his parents each spent more than 20 years in the military. Despite the background, Roberts was still awed by what he saw inside one of the hangars. “I’ve’ve heard of a lot of these things before, coming from a military school, and I’I’ve been on military bases, but I’I’ve never seen an F-16 like,…
Acting Secretary of the Air Force Eric Fanning visited Luke Air Force Base on Nov. 5 to speak to Luke AFB Airmen and preside over the retirement ceremony of a civil servant in the 56th Comptroller Squadron, Dorothy Rowe, who retired after serving 70 years — the longest tenure of any civilian in the Air Force.
Fanning also met with wing leadership, toured the base and held an all-call attended by about 400 Airmen, during which he covered a broad range of topics, including sequestration and sexual assault.
About 150 people attended the retirement luncheon, including Glendale Mayor Jerry Weiers and other community leaders.