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Veteran Honor Flights to Restart August 19

07/30/2021 12:38 PM | Anonymous

The mission of Honor Flight is to transport America’s veterans to Washington, D.C. to visit the memorials dedicated to honoring those who have served and sacrificed for our country.  Flights had been canceled during the COVID-19 pandemic but are scheduled to resume on August 19 bringing veterans from the Columbus Ohio area to Washington, DC.  

The Honor Flight Network is a national network of independent Hubs working together to show our nation’s veterans the appreciation and honor they deserve. Participation in an Honor Flight trip gives veterans the opportunity to share this momentous occasion with other comrades, to remember friends and comrades lost, and share their stories and experiences with other veterans. All honored veterans travel at no cost to the veteran.

​The Honor Flight Network is currently serving veterans from the WWII, Korean War, and Vietnam War eras and terminally ill veterans serving during any era.  It was formed in 2005 by Jeff Miller and Earl Morse.

While originally focused on honoring our nation’s World War II veterans, the Honor Flight Network now also honors those who served in the Korean War, Vietnam War, intermediary operations, and in special cases of terminal illness or injury, veterans from more recent service eras. Since its formation in 2005, the Honor Flight Network has taken more than 240,000 veterans to Washington D.C.  Today, the Honor Flight Network is currently comprised of over 125 hubs throughout the country dedicated to carrying out the Honor Flight mission and the Network, as a whole, serves over 22,000 veterans each year. 

If you are a Veteran and would like to experience an Honor Flight at no cost to you or if you know of someone who is a World War II, Korean War or Vietnam War veteran or a veteran with a terminal illness, please fill out an application and send it in on their behalf. And remember, every veteran flies free.

To contact your local Honor Flight hub directly, please use this contact information.

For further information, please contact Honor Flight National at 937-521-2400 or via email at applications@honorflight.org.

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