FDVG/Carolinas Chapter To Begin Restoration Project On USS Yorktown

FDVG/Carolinas Chapter To Begin Restoration Project On USS Yorktown

FDVG/Carolinas Chapter to restore the A6 Intruder! We’re looking forward to getting our crew back on-board the USS Yorktown and get started on this restoration, Says Bill Parks, FDVG’s National Command Master Chief and Project Manager. The restoration crew...
Time capsule: Relics found in tailpipe of Edwardsville park’s plane

Time capsule: Relics found in tailpipe of Edwardsville park’s plane

EDWARDSVILLE — If you know Mike, tell him they’ve found his Frisbee. The Frisbee was among the things found in the tailpipe of the A-7E Corsair that sits on a pedestal in the Edwardsville Township Airplane Community Park. The jet, a U.S. Navy bomber that was first...
FDVG event raises over $60,000 for veterans

FDVG event raises over $60,000 for veterans

The Flight Deck Veterans Group and Cherrybend Pheasant Farm, in partnership with R+L Carriers, hosted the 2016 Operation Cherrybend event which raised over $60,000 on Saturday, Oct. 8. Net proceeds of this event will fund other veteran events including survivor...