Mission: Chad Watson

Dear Fellow Volunteers,I just recently completed my first mission. For those of you who havealready had the privilege of flying a mission, you know what it’slike. For those of you who are yet to fly or have not quite decidedif this is for you, let me tell you it was one of the most gratifyingdays …

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Mission: Wes Schubert

The following entry was written Katie Pribyl, one of our volunteer pilots from the General Aviation Manufacturers Association: Recently, my colleague, Greg Bowles, and I had the distinct privilege of flying our first VAC mission. We work for the General Aviation Manufacturers Association in downtown Washington, DC and we operate a new Cessna 182. I …

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Mission: Peter Johns

Here’s a note I received last week from one of our pilots, Bill Kendrick: Peter Johns was severely burned about a year ago in an electrical fire while serving on a US Navy carrier. He’s had surgery to reconstruct his face, and his hands are so disfigured that he has to wear gloves. Despite these …

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Mission: Andrew Love

Tuesday June 5th was a significant milestone for USMC Corporal Andrew Love. He walked 100 yards without a walker. The last time I saw him (about three weeks ago) was at the Minneapolis VA Medical Center where he was struggling to walk WITH a walker. The 100 yards he walked on Tuesday was through a …

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Having spent the better part of the last year developing the framework of the Veterans Airlift Command, and now having passed the 100 mission mark, I thought it might be good to begin to write more often about what we do . I have always thought it a good idea to communicate with our volunteers …

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