The Hooligans originated in the late 1990's when
Russ McDonald got the idea for the name "Hooligans"
from a book listing nose art for fighter groups in
WWII. John Workman and Russ founded the group as the
"Grey Haired Hooligans, but that was later changed
when one of the team members (a female) refused to
be associated with grey-haired anything! The team
then became The Hooligans. The motto of the team became, "If it makes them
smile, it's worthwhile."
The number one goal of the Hooligan Flight Team is
to honor veterans, especially WWII vets. We feel
honored whenever we receive requests to fly for
events that honor our veterans. We have had so many
flights honoring our vets, it's difficult to name