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Envoy helps send soldiers to the Armed Forces Bowl

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Last December, Envoy and American Airlines partnered with the Armed Forces YMCA (ASYMCA) to charter two flights sending soldiers and wounded warriors plus their families to the Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl in Fort Worth, Texas.  Envoy provided Embraer 175 and 145 jets to charter passengers from Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri; El Paso, Texas (Fort… Read more »

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Women With Wings: DFW Operations – Part One

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From corner to corner lining every wall, desk and table, computer monitors light up the room of the Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) Virtual Control Center. The screens cover the room in a sky-blue hue while dozens of employees talk quietly over phones and headsets, and decipher the labyrinthine charts and diagrams on the glowing monitors.  In the… Read more »

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Unveiling the portrait of an American Fallen Soldier

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In the American Fallen Soldiers Project Gallery, sparkling tinsel hung from the ceiling like golden clouds harboring angels, bells and snowflakes. Over the speakers, a playlist of Christmas music peppered with patriotic songs softly filled the studio with holiday cheer. Gathered in the Addison, Texas gallery were family and friends of Army Sgt. Joshua Strickland,… Read more »

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Snowball Express XII with Envoy

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On Saturday, December 9, two special Envoy charters from Killeen-Fort Hood (GRK), Detroit and Pittsburgh, along with multiple mainline charters brought children from across the United States to Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) for this year’s Snowball Express celebration. Presented by American Airlines, Snowball Express provides an all-expenses-paid vacation for Gold-Star families of fallen U.S. service members. During… Read more »

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Behind-the-scenes: Envoy pilots in the limelight

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The sun was barely peeking over the horizon, beginning to shed light across the ramps and runways at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport (DFW). Inside the airport, shuffling through the crew lounge doors were two wide-eyed pilots reporting for duty. Only, on this morning, they were not preparing for flights but instead preparing for their moment… Read more »

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