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CoastLine: Melodie Homer on how losing her pilot husband on 9/11 shaped her life’s work

Melodie Homer was featured in a touching interview about LeRoy, Sept 11 and the foundation’s work. We welcome you to listen to this thoughtful podcast. https://www.whqr.org/show/coastline/2022-09-06/coastline-melodie-homer-on-how-losing-her-pilot-husband-on-9-11-shaped-her-lifes-work First Officer LeRoy Homer fought terrorists on United Airlines Flight 93 after… Read More

Focusing On Future Horizons

The LeRoy W. Homer Jr. Foundation recently selected its 19th scholarship recipient and hopefully you heard the news on one of the many communication platforms we use these days. Technology is always advancing. Looking back over more than… Read More

Protective Measures

Flight Attendants are now the front line for airline security. I recently witnessed this on a domestic flight. The pilot and first officer left the cockpit to use the bathroom on an Airbus 319. These planes have the… Read More

Steady Ahead

With March upon us many residents of the Northern Hemisphere are looking forward to the spring season and some relief from the cold and snowy weather of the past few months. Moving forward toward any goal requires focus,… Read More

Lest We Forget

Memorials, anniversary ceremonies, days of public service are all ways people remember Tuesday, September 11, 2001. Yet, in some ways, especially recently, lessons from that day seem to be forgotten. Take for example the airlines. After the attacks,… Read More

UPT Graduation, Vance AFB

I recently had the pleasure of attending undergraduate pilot training (UPT) graduation at Vance AFB in Enid Oklahoma. Courtney Schaer was a 2006 scholarship recipient from The LeRoy W. Homer Jr. Foundation. I was also in attendance when… Read More