HALYARD MISSION Foundation

The goal of the Halyard Mission Foundation is to educate, commemorate and increase awareness of the Halyard Mission, the rescue of over 500 US airmen during WWII, and the role the Serbs played in the success of the mission.

 

PROJECTS

 

 

Development of permanent memorial site

Annual ceremonies dedicated to commemorating the Halyard rescue mission

 

Signs marking historically significant locations related to the Halyard mission

 

Provide funds for further education of students 

 

Identify and recognize families that assisted with the rescue of American and allied airmen

 

Produce documentaries, animations, and other films dedicated to telling the story of Operation Halyard

 

Conduct research to further the understanding of Operation Halyard.
Finding families of rescued airmen

Work in partnership with communities where the rescue mission took place 

OUR VISION

The goal of the Halyard Mission Foundation is to educate, commemorate and increase awareness of the Halyard Mission, the rescue of over 500 US airmen during WWII, and the role the Serbs played in the success of the mission. By doing this we hope to promote historical ties between the US and Serbia which are based on values of freedom and democracy. We share an important history, and that is an important story to tell.

 
ALEKSANDAR VUČIĆ
PRESIDENT OF SERBIA
KYLE SCOTT
US AMBASSADOR
JOHN CAPPELLO
HALYARD MISSION
FOUNDATION

ABOUT US

JOHN CAPPELLO
PRESIDENT

Lt. Col. John Cappello retired from the United States Air Force (USAF) in 2014 after serving over 24 years.  He served as the USAF Attaché to Serbia and Israel. He is a Command Pilot having accumulated over 3,000 flying hours.

Email: john@halyardmission.org

DANIEL SUNTER
FOUNDER

Worked as a journalist and editor at BK TV, British Institute for War & Peace Reporting,  The Economist, Euro-Atlantic Review, Balkan Intelligence, producer at EAI Productions and consultant at Cook Communications and Channel 4. 

Email: dan@balkansecurity.org

BOJAN DRAGICEVIC
FOUNDER

Worked as author of Arsenal documentary series, executive producer at EAI Productions projects in Slovenia, Norway, Serbia, USA, Lebanon, Cyprus, United Kingdom, Bulgaria, Hungary, Montenegro and Czech Republic.

Email: bojan@halyardmission.org

MILOS TRAJKOVIC
OFFICE MANAGER

Lawyer, Independent Assistant at Public Attorney’s Office of the City of Belgrade. Worked in Public Prosecutor's office in Vranje and as an Independent Lawyer. Previously worked at USAID, as Program and Administrative Assistant

Email: milos@halyardmission.org

MILOS BOJANIC
RESEARCHER

Amateur historian, author of several articles on WWII, published in scientific journals. Researched through archival data, and created database with names of more than 5500 airmen that were shot down over Yugoslavia.

Email: milosb@halyardmission.org

 
 

CONTACT

HALYARD MISSION FOUNDATION

OUR ADDRESS

Halyard Mission Foundation

Đorđa Radojlovića 21
11000 Belgrade
Serbia

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Halyard Mission Foundation

817 26th Place South

Arlington, VA 22202
USA 

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Email: john@halyardmission.org

Tel:  202-876-4868

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