Congratulations to Mike Carroll on his Retirement

January 16, 2020 Admin 0

Please join us in wishing Line Maintenance AMT Mike Carroll a very Happy Retirement!

Mike retired from American Airlines on Wednesday, January 15th, 2020. He began working with Piedmont Airlines before the mergers with US Air and American and witnessed many changes, mergers and moves over his 33 year career.

Mike, you are always welcome to come back and visit us at the local lodge. We hope you enjoy this next chapter in your life to the fullest. Best of luck to you and yours!


Community Service Committee Feeds Teachers at Renaissance West

January 14, 2020 Helena Thornton 0

The Community Service Committee sponsored a “Feed the Teacher Day.”

The teachers of Renaissance West STEAM Academy was very grateful for the lunch provided by the Community Service Committee.

Not only do we take care of the kids but we take care of the teachers as well! Because without them who will teach our children….

In Solidarity, LL 1725 Community Service Committee 

Some Photos from the event:

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Congratulations to Todd Duggins on his Retirement

January 13, 2020 Admin 0

Please join us in wishing a very Happy Retirement to Victory Lodge member Todd Duggins!

Todd worked in Stores at the Offsite Facility. He began his career with Piedmont Airlines and worked through the many mergers to finish out his 35 year career with American Airlines.

Todd, please know that you are always welcome to visit and participate in Local Lodge activities. We hope you’ll come back and see us sometime and enjoy this next chapter in your life to the fullest.

Todd Duggins (on the left) receiving his Retirement Watch and Pin from CLT Maintenance & Related Grievance Committee
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Shop Stewards & Grievance Committees Sworn in.

January 13, 2020 Admin 0

One of the highlights, every year, of the January business meeting is the swearing in of new Shop Stewards. This year also saw the swearing in of the new Grievance Committees for Fleet Service and Maintenance & Related.

As our lodge grows in membership so do the numbers of shop stewards. We are proud of all our new and returning stewards who have dedicated themselves to serving our members in every capacity that they are able.

Likewise the swearing in of new Grievance Committees is an important milestone every two years. Our Grievance Committees count on the support of all … Read More...

Congratulations to Bob Csanyi on his Retirement!

January 8, 2020 Admin 0

Join us in wishing our very own Bob Csanyi a Happy Retirement!! Bob retired January 2, 2020 with 35 years of service. Bob started his career with Piedmont Airlines.

Bob is also a recipient of the Charles Taylor Master Mechanic Award which honors mechanics with 50 years in aviation.

Bob, you are welcome to come back and see us at the lodge anytime. Enjoy your retirement and we wish you the best!

L – R: Kenny Geis – CLT Grievance Committee, John Bidoglio – CLT Grievance Committee, Bob Csanyi, Joe Behan – CLT Grievance Committee

Happy Holidays from Victory Lodge 1725

December 23, 2019 Admin 0

The Officers and Staff of Victory Lodge 1725 would like to wish every one of our members the Happiest of Holidays. 

If you are traveling over the holidays we hope you get to your destination safely. 

If you are one of our many members who will be working through the holidays, we recognize your sacrifice. Please know that you are the backbone of our local and we appreciate you.… Read More...

Roger Thompson Receives Retirement Watch

Congratulations to Roger Thompson on his Retirement!

December 4, 2019 Admin 0

Congratulations are in order for Roger Thompson on his retirement. Roger retired Tuesday, December 3, 2019 with a ceremony at the Charlotte Heavy Maintenance Hangar. He worked as a Lead Mechanic on 2nd Shift in the Composite Shop.

Roger began his career in aviation maintenance in 1967 and went to work for Piedmont Airlines in 1973. He received the Charles Taylor Master Mechanic Award in 2017, having completed 50 years as a mechanic. He retired with 52 total years in aviation, with 46 of those years being with Piedmont Airlines, USAir, US Airways and American Airlines.

Roger, we hope you …

Happy Thanksgiving

November 27, 2019 Admin 0

We would like to wish all the members of Victory Lodge 1725 and their families a very Happy Thanksgiving.

What are we thankful for here? We are thankful for YOU! Our members are our union and our local.

If you are traveling this holiday please be safe and save us a piece of pumpkin pie!


Victory Lodge 1725 Executive Board & Staff.