Jun
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Thu 07:00
Location: Maxwell Club--Daedalian Room
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Gen (ret) Chuck Horner - Commanded all U.S. and allied air forces during the Gulf War Gen (ret) Walter Kross - Director of Operations and Logistics, Transportation Command Maj Gen ...
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We had 13 in attendance for the annual business meeting. The Provost Marshal, Col (ret) Rich Giordano, inducted two new members: Lt Col (ret) Peter Brambir (navigator)...
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There were 18 of us gathered at the Oak Grove Inn for lunch with WWII veteran Col Dale Scott. Col Scott told us his story of flying 50 B-25 combat missions in North Af...
Welcome to Founders Flight Flight # 1!

The Order of Daedalians was established in 1934 at Maxwell Air Force Base to honor World War I pilots: the first to participate in aerial combat in the service of the United States during a time of war. Founders’ Flight #1 continues this legacy of service by providing a forum to connect military pilots of all eras and by serving the local aviation community through its scholarship and award programs.

Founders’ Flight usually meets on the third Thursday of the month from August to May at Maxwell AFB and at other venues around the River Region of Central Alabama. If you would like information on Founders Flight, please contact the flight via email: foundersflight@gmail.com

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Col (USAF, Ret) THOMAS B. KRIEGER (1925 - 2017)

KRIEGER, Thomas B, USAF Colonel Retired, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, March 28, 2017. He was preceded in death by his parents, Ellsworth and Catherine Krieger; his sister, Pearl Powers; infant daughter, Wendy Ann; granddaughter, Hadley May; and grandson, Thomas O’Neal Till. He is survived by his devoted wife, Deborah Wise Krieger and daughters, Kathryn Pennington (Lee), Lisa Till (Keith), Leslie Wise Hoffman (Brad), Jessica Wise Graham (Eric), and sister, Ginny Heidloff, eight grandchildren, nine great grandchildren, and his beloved dog Buddy.

He served thirty-one years in the United States Air Force during World War II, Korea and Vietnam, He was awarded the Legion of Merit, Distinguished Flying Cross and numerous other medals and decorations. He received his Ph.D from Florida State University and worked at Troy University in Montgomery School of Nursing as Director of Admissions. In 2004 he received the Montgomery Area Council of Aging Senior Achievement Award.

Recent CFIP Solos

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Pat O'Mara
Montgomery Catholic
Solo Date: Jul 31, 2015
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Alex Mote
Prattville HS
Solo Date: Jul 31, 2015
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Riley Tormey
Solo Date: Oct 13, 2016

Current CFIP Flyers

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Johnny Montgomery
Stanhope-Elmore HS