Latest Blog Posts: Together We Fly

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…

Before I Sleep

Tonight is the night that most of our young men won’t go to sleep. The ones who are already queuing for the airplanes that will carry them into war certainly won’t sleep for a day or more. Or they will sleep forever. The ones who wait for their ships to sail before sunrise won’t sleep…