The Mission Statement


Advocate for air and space power and honor those who flew and fly in defense of our nation.


  • To Place Nation Above Self (Patriotism)
  • To Be Worthy of the Trust and Confidence of a?Fellow Daedalian (Personal Integrity and Character)

The Objectives of the Daedalians

The above tenets are the basis for the following objectives of the Daedalians:

  • Support the current Total Force (Active Duty, Guard, Reserve and Civil Air Patrol);
  • Educate Americans to the advantages of air and space power;
  • Promote the rewards of a career in military aviation to young Americans;
  • Honor the legacy of our Founder Members and all who have flown in defense of our nation;
  • Encourage and recognize improvements in flight safety, weapons development, combat support and the overall effectiveness of air and space power;
  • Recognize exceptional performance by military aviators; and
  • Actively recruit qualified new members to perpetuate the traditions and prestige of the Daedalians?and accomplish its stated objectives.


We will inspire tomorrow’s military aviators to selflessly serve the Nation.