In July, the Lundell family of Kiron, Iowa, honored my father, Gail S. Halvorsen at the King Theater in Ida Grove, Iowa where the Lundells generously supported the showing of aviation masterpiece, “Top Gun: Maverick.” They dedicated it to dad, the Berlin Candy Bomber by placing his name on the marquee. Journalist, Doug Clough of… Continue reading The Lundell Family Honors the Chocolate Pilot at King Theater, Ida Grove, Iowa
Join Spanish Fork and the Halvorsen Foundation for a celebration of flight and speed. The Halvorsen STEM Fun Bus will be at the airport with fight simulators, STEM activities and much more. Flight and driving demonstrations throughout the day. Find out more!
The Halvorsen Foundation celebrated Spanish Fork Fiesta Days Candy Bomber Style… with the children. During the children’s activities event held at Library Park on Saturday, July 23rd, the Halvorsen Foundation set up a booth with a preview of the Halvorsen Heritage Center, flight simulators and hands on STEM activities. The Halvorsen STEM bus parked at… Continue reading The Candy Bomber Foundation at Spanish Fork Fiesta Days
If you ever wonder how much difference one person can make in the world all you have to do is look at the life and legacy of Col. Gail S. Halvorsen, The Berlin Candy Bomber. Thousands gathered in Provo and Spanish Fork on May 20th & 21st to celebrate the change he made in the… Continue reading Remember the Candy Bomber Event 2022
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Dear Friends of The CANDY BOMBER, The Candy Bomber, Colonel Gail Halvorsen, made his last flight February 16, 2022. This compassionate, humble patriot dedicated his life to humanity and making our world a better place. During the 1948 Berlin Airlift he showed the world a simple act of kindness, could change the course of history.… Continue reading Remember the Candy Bomber