[av_textblock size=” font_color=” color=” custom_class=’news-title’] AEF Highlights from Memorial Day Weekend – 2013
[/av_textblock] [av_textblock size=” font_color=” color=” custom_class=”] Traditionally, Memorial Day weekend is a major event for the American Eagle Foundation. This year was no exception.

Al Cecere and ambassador Bald Eagle Challenger appeared on Fox & Friends TV Show on Saturday morning, May 25.  Video is shown below.

After finishing up with the TV interview, AEF staff and Challenger then flew to Charlotte to participate in opening ceremonies at the Coca Cola 600 race on Sunday evening (May 26).

Flying Delta!

No eagle gets better care than Challenger! Delta Airlines always gives him VIP treatment.

Flying high!

A brilliant blue sky, a spectacular Bald Eagle – a perfect performance by Challenger at the Coca-Cola 600 at the Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, NC.

American Eagle Foundation's Al Cecere and bald eagle

American Eagle Foundation’s Al Cecere and bald eagle “Challenger” pose for photo with Illinois Governor Pat Quinn and various members of our courageous US Armed Forces at US Cellular Field in Chicago (5-27-13)


Challenger soars over US Cellular Field during National Anthem.

With Jake Peavey

American Eagle Foundation’s Al Cecere and bald eagle “Challenger” talking eagles with White Sox ace pitcher Jake Peavey (5-27-13)

They all arrived safely home on June 1.

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