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The Heart of Southwest Airlines comes from our Freedom to Fly. Celebrating 50 years of operation, Southwest expressed support of our veterans by revealing our newest specialty aircraft, Freedom One, taking its first flight with Southwest Pilots and Flight Attendants who all served in the military. Southwest is honored to be among Viqtory Media's 2020 Gold Military Friendly Employer, Military Friendly Supplier Diversity Programs, Military Friendly Brand, Military Friendly Spouse, one of the 2021 Best of the Best Veteran-Friendly Companies by U.S. Veterans Magazine, 2020 Military Times' Best for Vets: Employers, and the 2019 Hire Vets Medallion Award by the Department of Labor. We honor veterans and their incredible Warrior Spirit. Our colors may be blue, red, and yellow, but our support is for the red, white, and blue!