30 March 2022 @ 5:30 p.m. (CST)
Lt Col (ret) Jessica Ruttenber volunteers as a Strategic Advisor on the Department of the Air Force Barrier Analysis Working Group Women’s Initiative Team. She is an influential and authoritative advocate on topics that influence women’s propensity to serve the Air Force. She is a former senior pilot with over 3,000 hours in the T-37B, T-1, KC-135R/T and C-21A. Here are just a few of the issues that her and her team are tackling...
One Size Does Not Fit All: Maternity Flight Suits, Body Armor, Height Waivers, Aircrew Equipment and Design.
Pregnancy and Maternal Bias
Performing Air Duties during pregnancy
Lactation Rooms/Shipping Breast Milk home while TDY
28 February 2022 @ 5:30 p.m. (CST)
Dr. Chris Shannon (Lt Col ret.), Assistant Professor at the Global College of PME, will speak to us about the history of the Tuskegee Airmen. Most of us are already familiar with the story of the Tuskegee Airmen and their accomplishments, but Dr. Shannon will provide us with a gritty side of the story that you may not have heard before. Come help us recognize Black History Month and honor the recent passing of Brig Gen Charles McGee .
18 August 2021 @ 11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. (CDT)
Our guest speaker was Maj Will "Fridge" Perry, a UH-1N and Mi-17 helicopter pilot with over 1700 flight hours. With the recent announcement that we will be pulling troops out of Afghanistan, Fridge's stories about training Afghan pilots in the the Mi-17 "Hip" were all the more relevant. He also recently served on the Air Force Global Strike Command staff working MH-139 requirements. It was recently announced that the 908th Airlift Wing here at Maxwell AFB is the preferred location for the new MH-139 training unit.
22 July 2021 @ 3:30 p.m. (CDT)
Maxwell Club, Daedalians Room
This is a special event you won't want to miss! Special guests Maj Gen Allen, Daedalians National Commander, and Dr. Kelly Stewart Harcourt, daughter of Maj Gen James Stewart, will join us in a presentation honoring the aviation career of Maj Gen James Stewart.
*Founders Flight would like to thank the work of our former Flight Captain, Col (ret) Paul "Voodoo" Nelson and recognize the vision of Friend of the Flight, Chaplain Andy Moser, for making this event possible.
27 January 2021 @ 4:30 p.m. (CST)
Maj Caitlin Reilly, 2018 Mackay Trophy recipient and 2019 Colonel James Jabara Award winner, spoke to us about the amazing events accomplished by her U-28 crew, DRACO 42. Maj Reilly is currently an ACSC resident student and Gathering of Eagles partner. We are extremely excited to hear her story!
8 April 2021 @ 1:00 p.m. (CDT)
Maj Gen (ret) Earl Peck will speak to us about his experiences planning Operation Menu during the Vietnam War and flying Chrome Dome missions during the Cuban Missile Crisis. This is an amazing opportunity to hear about our Air Force legacy and history firsthand and we are honored to have him as our guest speaker.