Latest Blog Posts: Together We Fly

D-Day Squadron: 2018

Every airplane tells a story, both as you approach it, through its lines, its condition, its patina of paint, as well as in flight, by the weight of the cargo and mission it has borne. Every airplane that flew during the Normandy Invasion, on D-Day, June 6, 1944, executing any number of the individual missions…

Airlift Uplift

This is the way it should feel. This is the way it *did* feel. And it was good to get that feeling back. I had plans to go to Wichita last weekend to take care of lingering business in town, and to see some of the warm and wonderful friends that I’ve made there. I…

We’ve Got Your Six

The formation of ten wheelchairs lined the jet bridge as we disembarked in Dallas after the flight from Paris. After ten hours folded into an economy seat, I no longer felt the need to complain about my minor aches and fatigue upon seeing that reminder. For each chair in that lineup represented a man who…

Tolling of the Bells

The church bells rang for more than 15 minutes this morning at 9 am in Cherbourg, France. They rang out across the harbor as it woke for the day. They rang out across the hills that top the peninsula and out across the sea. They rang so clearly I swear you might have heard them…