Posted on December 18, 2014 by Fighter Country
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…..
Posted on November 25, 2014 by Fighter Country
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)
Posted on September 11, 2014 by Fighter Country
From the Desk of Fighter Country Partnership,
FCP’s main goal is to sustain the programs and services we have initiated over the past years. This goal hasn’t only been stressed by our Board of Directors; it is echoed loudly by the Senior Leadership at Luke AFB. We are proud of the expectations we have created, and within every new endeavor we approach, we will ensure it won’t negatively affect our current programs and services.
The programs and services FCP provides have become very standardized for all the right reasons. The programs are repetitive because we are consistently serving a new demographic due to the continuous turnover of families at Luke AFB. This is perfect from the base’s perspective, but at FCP, we don’t want to become complacent with our current menu of services.
As FCP maintains, we will now focus on growing Fighter Country Foundation (FCF). This has been a goal for many years, and we are now in a position to let FCP continue on its strong path and focus on FCF’s next mission supporting Luke AFB in a much larger way.
Posted on June 28, 2011 by Fighter Country
PATRIOT DAY CELEBRATION Last year’s 2nd Annual Patriot Day Celebration proved to be very successful with more than 3,000 citizens gathering to celebrate our heroes, their families and to salute our fallen soldiers. Approximately 3,000 blankets were collected for refugees in war torn Afghanistan delivered by signature sponsor, American Airlines. We were very fortunate to have 55 Corporate Sponsors, 7 National, 10 regional and 35 local vendors. Crocs Shoes Donated to 700 pairs of shoes to Airmens and Afghan families. In addition, we made history with the landing of a BlackHawk and Apache…
Posted on August 2, 2010 by Fighter Country
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Posted on November 29, 2009 by Fighter Country
Mission – To support the men, women and families of Luke Air Force Base. Fighter Country Foundation (FCF) is a 501(c) (3), not-for-profit corporation focused on the supporting programs and services at Luke that aid, support and honor Airmen and their families in need. Established in 2006, FCF has made a significant impact on the lives of servicemen and women stationed at Luke. We also support Luke Airmen currently deployed in Iraq, Afghanistan and throughout the world. We also support the families of any Luke Airmen killed in the line of duty and are proud to have raised more than…
Posted on May 16, 2009 by Fighter Country
FCP Annual Base Programs Each year, our valued members and corporate partners enable FCP to host many events designed to bring the community and the base closer together. The life of an Airmen and their family often rotates assignments every two years, so commonly a commander will change command of a squadron, group or wing level within 24 months. FCP supported events ease this transition by having many opportunities for social interaction between the community and the base. Many times this is where new commanders are first introduced to their surrounding communities. Also annually, Fighter Country Partnership and Fighter Country…
Posted on October 4, 2008 by Fighter Country
Steven Yamamori was the Executive Director and CEO of Fighter Country Partnership and Fighter Country Foundation. He worked with business and community leaders to renew our commitment to the largest fighter base in the world with a $2.17 billion dollar economic impact to our state. During Steve’s tenure as CEO he was responsible in raising over two million dollars for the organization. Steve began his professional career in advertising where he worked in account management and later as a copywriter for the Arizona Department of Health Services’ Tobacco Education Prevention Program. His work with local projects and companies around the…