Jonna Doolittle Hoppes is the founder and executive director of The Doolittle Foundation, an organization dedicated to making US military history available to students. She is currently involved in developing lesson plans for teachers in public, private and home school settings and in setting up programs that link veterans with local schools. Her lectures are focused on encouraging veterans to record their individual histories.
Ms. Doolittle Hoppes is the author of three books. Calculated Risk: The Extraordinary Life of Jimmy Doolittle is a memoir of her famous grandfather, aviator Jimmy Doolittle and his equally extraordinary wife, Joe. Her second book, Just Doing My Job is a collection of biographical stories from World War II.
The Wrong Stuff is a biography of General William Lyon, told in his own words. She is on the Board of Directors for the Air Force Historical Foundation and an advisor to the Flying Tiger Historical Foundation.