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Valor Flight, Inc.
P.O. Box 1353
Madison, AL 35758
Office: (615) 545-0110
Email: valor1@valorflight.com
FaceBook: www.facebook.com/ValorFlight

Officers
President Stefan "Steve" Celuch
Vice President Roger McWhorter
Treasurer
John Ofenloch
Secretary
Herbert Wagenheim

Committee Directors
Volunteers To Be Announced
Guardians
To Be Announced
Medical Team
Spencer Howard
Veteran Team
Faye McWhorter

Historical Archiver Greg Black

Community & Support Organizations (Representatives)... We Thank You!!
Veterans of Foreign Wars
Disabled American Veterans 
American Legion (Thurman Hamby)
Military Officers Association of America (Robert P. Rolf)
North Alabama Veterans & Fraternal Organization Coalition (Beverly Lowe)
The Huntsville Times (Kenneth Kesner, Donna Wissman)
Clear Channel Communications (Shelana Dorn)
WAFF 48 News (Monica Rix)
Redstone Rocket (Amy Tolson)
Monaco Pictures (Marsau Scott)
US Airways
Elite Travel (Roger & Faye McWhorter)
Patriot Guard Riders - Alabama 
Veterans, Inc. (Brian Iglesias and Anton Sattler)
Huntsville Emergency Medical Services, Inc. (HEMSI)
GoRemote (Steve Cushman) - an award winning adventurer who is documenting the fate of a missing WWII bomber crew in New Guinea.  Mr Cushman will be a VIP on Valor Flight's inaugural flight.  Thank You for what you do in support of The Forgotten!

Do you have any questions, suggestions or comments about Valor Flight? Send them to us. We would love to know your opinion.

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NEWS RELEASES

Valor Flight, Inc.

Valor One - The Flight of The Not Forgotten

P.O. Box 1353

Madison, AL 35758

       

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                     

November 11, 2011                                                                                                             

 

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT

Stefan "Steve" Celuch, President 

(256) 653-5400  

email: valor1@valorflight.com

website: www.valorflight.com  

facebook: www.facebook.com/ValorFlight

 

Valor Flight flies 1st mission on November 12th, 2011

 

Watch: mission trailer  Call Sign: Valor One - The Flight of The Not Forgotten

 

What:  Valor Flight will fly over 100 Korean War veterans from the Huntsville, Alabama airport to Washington D.C. for a day of remembrance and gratitude for their service to our nation and fight for freedom in Korea.

 

When: Saturday, November 12th, 2011 - departure ceremony 6:00 am; arrival ceremony 8:15pm

 

Where: Huntsville International Airport - Huntsville, Alabama

 

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Valor Flight, Inc.
Valor One - The Flight of The Not Forgotten

P.O. Box 1353

Madison, AL 35758

       

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                     

September 29, 2011                                                                                                             


FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT

Stefan Celuch, President 

(256) 653-5400  

email: valor1@valorflight.com

website: www.valorflight.com   

Valor Flight on Alabama Public Radio today

"Veterans of U.S. combat in Korea often refer to this conflict as “The Forgotten War.  An Alabama based organization is making it a point to see the veterans from the early 1950’s are recognized  for their service.  As Alabama Public Radio’s Stan Ingold reports, the group “Valor Flight” has something special planned…"

Hear audio at:


Celuch said, "Thanks to Reporter Stan Ingold and Alabama Public Radio for your time and coverage on Valor Flight.  We are in the midst of preparing for our 1st mission on November 12th, and your wonderful piece on Valor Flight enables our mission to be heard by many and further embraced.   We thank you for what you do and respect your passion in helping us in the greatest cause... to progress understanding of the American Spirit".

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Valor Flight, Inc.
Valor One - The Flight of The Not Forgotten

P.O. Box 1353

Madison, AL 35758

       

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                     

April 16, 2011                                                                                                             

 

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT

Stefan "Steve" Celuch, President 

(256) 653-5400  

email: valor1@valorflight.com

website: www.valorflight.com  

facebook: www.facebook.com/pages/Madison-AL/Valor-Flight/147748875287533 

 

Valor Flight invited by Vets with Vettes for a fundraiser at Bridge Street Station

 

The Huntsville based Vets with Vettes and Corvette Owners Club are hosting the 7th Annual Charity Car Show. Valor Flight has been invited to showcase our mission and will have a tent setup from 8:00 am-2:00 pm to talk to people about our mission:  To fly Tennessee Valley Korean War Veterans to Washington, DC for a day of remembrance and gratitude.

 

What:  Valor Flight will have a table at the Huntsville based Vets With Vettes and Corvette Owners Club 7th Annual Charity Car Show. Proceeds will benefit local charities such as Wounded Warriors, Floyd Fann Veterans Home, Toys for Tots, and Valor Flight.

 

When: April 16, 2011, from 8:00 am to 2:00 pm.

 

Where: South parking area at the Bridge Street Town Centre.

 

The car show is open to all makes of cars, trucks and motorcycles. Trophies will be awarded for Best Paint, Best Interior, Best Motor, Best Wheels, Mayors Choice, and sponsors plaques. 

 

Viewers will see the Roush Fenway UPS #6 and Carl Edwards #99 Aflac NASCAR simulator.

 

WTAK 106.1 and a local TV station will interview auto club representatives about the show; the club will mention Valor Flight in the charities line-up.

 

Celuch said, "Many thanks to the Huntsville based Vets with Vettes for inviting Valor Flight to be part of their exciting car show.  Through your exciting event, we hope to raise awareness about our Valor Flight mission. Your veteran mission to raise needed money for various local charities through the beauty of automobiles is inspiring.  As Veterans, you all have served this Nation before and continue to do so with your charity work, and we at Valor Flight thank you for your continued service".

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Valor Flight, Inc.
Valor One - The Flight of The Not Forgotten

P.O. Box 1353

Madison, AL 35758

       

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                     

March 16, 2011                                                                                                             


FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT

Stefan Celuch, President 

(256) 653-5400  

email: valor1@valorflight.com

website: www.valorflight.com   

Valor Flight in the Redstone Rocket today, "Valor Flight fund-raiser goes to the movies"

See article at:

Celuch said, "Thanks to Reporter Amy Guckeen Tolson and the Redstone Rocket Team for coverage on our fundraising event, the award-winning film CHOSIN.  We are merely just beginning our quest, and through your eyes and pen, our mission becomes more known and embraced.  Your vocation is one of utmost importance, for through your eyes and pen, many will know of our mission.  For that, I thank you for what you do and respect your passion for the greatest cause... to progress the American Spirit".

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Valor Flight, Inc.

Valor One - The Flight of The Not Forgotten

P.O. Box 1353

Madison, AL 35758

       

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                     

March 10, 2011                                                                                                             


FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT

Stefan Celuch, President 

(256) 653-5400  

email: valor1@valorflight.com

website: www.valorflight.com   

TODAY, March 10th - Valor Flight Inc. presents CHOSIN at Monaco Pictures, an award-winning documentary of an epic battle for the fight of freedom

On June 25th 1950, those who wanted to take freedom attacked those who cherished it. During the winter of 1950, 15,000 troops were surrounded and trapped by 120,000 enemy soldiers in the frozen mountains of North Korea. Refusing surrender, the men fought 78 miles to freedom and saved the lives of 98,000 civilian refugees. The documentary are testimonials by the survivors of the Chosin Reservoir Campaign, and after 60 years of silence, they will take you on an emotional and heart-pounding journey through one of the most savage battles in American history. 

When: TODAY!! Thursday, March 10th with two showings: 5:30 pm and 7:30 pm. Seats are first come, first serve.

Where: Monaco Pictures Theater located at The Bridge Street Town Centre in Huntsville, Alabama

Donation: A minimum donation of $25 is suggested. Please mail your donations in advance or after the show to Valor Flight, PO Box 1353, Madison AL, 35758 or donate online via PayPal or credit card clicking using our Donate button located on our home page.  We thank you for your donation!

Celuch said, “Valor Flight is proud to present this film to our community as a way to introduce our cause and our mission, and a way to bring awareness and education about the Korean War, and of the great sacrifices endured by our American forces. We thank Veterans, Inc. for making this documentary and allowing us to show it as part of our fundraising events.”

Celuch said, “We thank Monaco Pictures Huntsville for donating one of their beautiful movie theater rooms to Valor Flight in order to host our fundraising screening event of CHOSIN. Your contribution to our mission is greatly appreciated.”


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Valor Flight, Inc.
Valor One - The Flight of The Not Forgotten

P.O. Box 1353

Madison, AL 35758

       

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                     

March 6, 2011                                                                                                             


FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT

Stefan Celuch, President 

(256) 653-5400  

email: valor1@valorflight.com

website: www.valorflight.com   


The Huntsville Times reports Valor Flight Fundraising with an award-winning movie at the Monaco, and a cruise to the Western Caribbean

Celuch said, "Thanks to Reporter Kenneth Kessner and The Huntsville Times for another great story, this will help bring awareness to the mission of Valor Flight and the exciting fundraising events we have in place today."

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Valor Flight, Inc.
Valor One - The Flight of The Not Forgotten

P.O. Box 1353

Madison, AL 35758

       

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                     

February 25, 2011                                                                                                             


FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT

Stefan Celuch, President 

(256) 653-5400  

email: valor1@valorflight.com

website: www.valorflight.com   

Valor Flight gets coverage on WAFF 48 News

See article at:

http://www.waff.com/Global/story.asp?S=14142893

Celuch said, "Thanks to Reporter Monica Rix and The WAFF 48 News Team for coverage on our inaugural story, this will help the mission of Valor Flight, and we look forward to share the wonderful stories we will uncover on our quest."

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Valor Flight, Inc.
Valor One - The Flight of The Not Forgotten

P.O. Box 1353

Madison, AL 35758

       

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                     

February 24, 2011                                                                                                             


FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT

Stefan Celuch, President 

(256) 653-5400  

email: valor1@valorflight.com

website: www.valorflight.com   

Valor Flight makes the front page of The Huntsville Times

See article at:

http://blog.al.com/breaking/2011/02/valor_flight.html

Celuch said, "Thanks to Reporter Kenneth Kessner and The Huntsville Times for our inaugural story, this will help the mission of Valor Flight, and we look forward to the wonderful stories we will uncover together."

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Valor Flight, Inc.
Valor One - The Flight of The Not Forgotten

P.O. Box 1353

Madison, AL 35758

       

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                     

February 19, 2011                                                                                                             


FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT

Stefan Celuch, President 

(256) 653-5400  

email: valor1@valorflight.com

website: www.valorflight.com 

Valor Flight partners with Carnival Cruise Lines for a Fundraising Cruise


Get your sunglasses and flip flops ready.  A 5-day Western Caribbean Cruise is being scheduled as a fundraising event for Valor Flight.  Coordinated through our authorized travel partner Elite Travel, the Carnival Triumph cruise ship will leave the port of New Orleans on September 17th, 2011 and head for ports of call of Progresso and Cozumel, Mexico. For details, contact Roger McWhorter of Elite Travel at (256) 340-1234. 

This affordable and relaxing cruise offers two cabin options: a window cabin for $597 or an inside cabin for $465 (rates are per person double occupancy). A non-refundable deposit of one hundred twenty five dollars ($125.00 check or cash) is required by March 15th, 2011.  These initial deposits are necessary to secure the 100 rooms held for the fall time cruise.  The second payment ($200) is due May 12th 2011 and the final payment is due July 10, 2011. Please send your Valor Flight Cruise deposit before March 15th to Elite Travel, 215 Grant Street SE, Decatur, Alabama 35601.

“Valor Flight wanted to kick off our fundraising with something fun and exciting and we believe that an affordable Carnival cruise will bring those qualities to the financial supporters of Valor Flight.  $100 of each ticket sold is tax-deductible and will be donated to the mission of Valor Flight. Have fun on your cruise and we thank you for your support,” said Stefan Celuch, President of Valor Flight, Inc.  

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Valor Flight, Inc.

Valor One - The Flight of The Not Forgotten

P.O. Box 1353

Madison, AL 35758

       

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                     

February 13, 2011                                                                                                             


FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT

Stefan Celuch, President 

(256) 653-5400  

email: valor1@valorflight.com

website: www.valorflight.com   

Valor Flight Inc. presents CHOSIN, an award-winning documentary of an epic battle for the fight of freedom

On June 25th 1950, those who wanted to take freedom attacked those who cherished it. During the winter of 1950, 15,000 troops were surrounded and trapped by 120,000 enemy soldiers in the frozen mountains of North Korea. Refusing surrender, the men fought 78 miles to freedom and saved the lives of 98,000 civilian refugees. The documentary are testimonials by the survivors of the Chosin Reservoir Campaign, and after 60 years of silence, they will take you on an emotional and heart-pounding journey through one of the most savage battles in American history. 

When: Thursday, March 10th for two showings: 5:30 pm and 7:30 pm

Where: Monaco Pictures Theater located at The Bridge Street Town Centre in Huntsville, Alabama

Donation: A minimum donation of $25 is suggested

Celuch said, “Valor Flight is proud to present this film to our community as a way to introduce our cause and our mission, and a way to bring awareness and education about the Korean War, and of the great sacrifices endured by our American forces. We thank Veterans, Inc. for making this documentary and allowing us to show it as part of our fundraising events.”

Celuch said, “We thank Monaco Pictures Huntsville for donating one of their beautiful movie theater rooms to Valor Flight in order to host our fundraising screening event of CHOSIN. Your contribution to our mission is greatly appreciated.”


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Valor Flight, Inc.
Valor One - The Flight of The Not Forgotten

P.O. Box 1353

Madison, AL 35758

       

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                     

January 26, 2011                                                                                                             


FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT

Stefan Celuch, President 

(256) 653-5400  

email: valor1@valorflight.com

website: www.valorflight.com                                                                                                  

                                                                                                 

Valor Flight Inc. announces Valor Flight – The Flight of The Not Forgotten

 

On 9/11 past, an outstanding veteran mission was completed by Honor Flight Tennessee Valley, successfully flying some 1300 WWII veterans to Washington, DC to see their memorial.  With that last flight, their mission ended.  A new mission is now at hand in the Valley called, Valor Flight.  Valor Flight, Inc. is a non-profit organization led by some of the previous board members of Honor Flight Tennessee Valley, and committed to carry forward the experience to the next generation of Korean War veterans living in the Tennessee Valley.

 

Call Sign: Valor One – The Flight of The Not Forgotten

Mission: To fly Tennessee Valley Korean War veterans who served in Korea, to Washington DC (at no cost to them) to their memorial and others for a day of remembrance and gratitude for their service to our Nation and courage in the fight for Freedom.  Target Flight Date is Fall 2011.

 

Stefan Celuch, 49, is the President of Valor Flight, Inc and is joined by former Honor Flight leadership John Ofenloch, acting as Officer & Treasurer, and Herbert Wagenheim, as Officer & Secretary.  Roger McWhorter, of Elite Travel, joins Valor Flight as Vice President and Director of Travel & Logistics.  

 

Celuch said, “To the Tennessee Valley Veterans of the Korean War, the Officers of Valor Flight, Inc are committed to bring the citizens of our communities together to honor you, with a day of gratitude and remembrance for your contribution to our Nation and fight for freedom.  We salute you and look forward to serving you - The Not Forgotten.”

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