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From Car Mechanic to CEO and Command Pilot

Don Carruth hasn’t always flown high. He left school after the tenth grade and spent the early part of his career as a Volkswagen mechanic in Midland, Texas. In 1969, his boss, Richard Stovall, introduced Don to flying. Don earned his license a year later, but “I couldn’t afford to fly much then.” [Pictured...

Mission Central Newsletter | March 2019

Mission Central March 2019 MISSION CENTRAL  |  MARCH 2019 The monthly newsletter for members of Angel Flight South Central Angel Flight Log STORIES FROM THE SOUTH CENTRAL SKIES Celebrating 300 Missions with the Organization That Pushed Him to Fly Scott Young had long dreamed of learning to fly and owning his own...

Celebrating 300 Missions with the Organization That Pushed Him to Fly

Scott Young had long dreamed of learning to fly and owning his own plane. When he saw an article about Angel Flight in a magazine, he knew he'd found his reason to finally fulfill the dream. Now one of Angel Flight South Central's most beloved pilots—and Southeast Texas wing leader—Scott has flown 300 missions for AFSC and plans to fly at least 200 more.

Mission Central Newsletter | February 2019

Angel Flight Log STORIES FROM THE SOUTH CENTRAL SKIES After Years Serving Others, Rudy Moreno Receives Much-Needed Care from Angel Flight Rudy Moreno (pictured above, center) has spent his whole career taking care of others. When he learned in summer 2018 that he had stage-four Non-Hodgkin lymphoma, he learned what it was like to be...

Your grocery bill can support Angel Flight

Did you know that if you live in northeast Texas you can set up your Kroger Plus Card to make donations to Angel Flight South Central?  Through its Community Rewards program, Kroger will make a donation to a local organization of your choice every time you shop in their store. AFSC could earn up to $32,000 a year...

Mission Central Newsletter | Dec 2018-Jan 2019

Angel Flight Log STORIES FROM THE SOUTH CENTRAL SKIES A bird's-eye view of 2018 Happy New Year, everyone! As we launch into 2019, we wanted to review some of our stats and achievements over the past year. Among the highlights this year: Air Charity Network's induction into the International Air & Space Hall of Fame....

Mission Central Newsletter | November 2018

Angel Flight Log STORIES FROM THE SOUTH CENTRAL SKIES From skydiving photographer to Angel Flight pilot Mike Sisemore has been an adventurous pilot for nearly 50 years, filming skydiving world records and flying to remote destinations for camping with his wife, Pat. Several bouts with cancer led the Sisemores and their trusty...

A life in flight leads to a life of giving back

Mike Sisemore has been an adventurous pilot for nearly 50 years, filming skydiving world records and flying to remote destinations for camping with his wife. Several bouts with cancer led the Sisemores and their trusty basset hound into a new adventure: flying cancer patients to the lifesaving treatment they need.

Mission Central Newsletter | October 2018

"Thank you for helping to save his life" When your 72-year-old husband learns he has stage 4 cancer and you have to travel nearly 900 miles for treatment, there are many emotional and logistical hurdles suddenly in your path. Anne Gonzales had at least one of those hurdles removed when she found Angel Flight.... READ ANNE'S...