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It only takes a few minutes to get started. Is there a veteran in your life who would like a free trip to Washington D.C. to visit memorials honoring their service and sacrifice?

Upon the conclusion of Mission 11, the Board of Directors of Veterans Honor Flight of Southern Illinois announced the 12th mission to transport Veterans to Washington D.C. is scheduled for Tuesday, May 7, 2024. "The generosity of Southern Illinois just keeps coming," said Bryan Questelle, chairman. "Thanks to the donations made, we're able to continue our mission into 2024," he said. Mission 12 is expected to take 88 veterans to Washington. Veterans are selected based on conflict served and age. Veterans Honor Flight is currently selecting veterans born before 1947.  All veterans, regardless of type of service, are eligible for Honor Flight. Veterans can apply online or mail in an application to be considered for Honor Flight.  [...Read more]
Mission 11 is Tuesday, September 26, 2023. Schedule Rides Mass Transit busses from parking lot start at 5:00pm The Daniel Brothers perform at 6:00pm Whiskey & Rust perform at 7:00pm Welcome Veterans Home at 8:45pm (Flight lands at 8:30pm) About The Welcome Home Celebration The Welcome Home committee encourages the general public to bring Welcome Home banners and flags to the ceremony and wear patriotic attire. Multiple food trucks will be on site to provide dinner and snacks for the whole family. A portion of proceeds benefit Veterans Honor Flight. Veterans that have been on previous Honor Flights are also encouraged to come out in your red shirts and have VIP access at the Welcome Home Celebration. Food Trucks American Ice Cream Truck  Sweet Shish Kaba [...Read more]
Veterans Honor Flight of Southern Illinois will return to Washington DC on Tuesday, September 26, 2023. Veterans can register on our web site to be considered for the flight.  Mission 10 on May 9th, 2023, carried our  700th veteran. We expect our 800th veteran to be carried on Mission 11. [...Read more]
Sept 26, 2023
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What is
Honor Flight?

The Honor Flight program is a nation-wide network dedicatied to providing all veterans who apply a free trip to Washington D.C. to visit memorials honoring their service and sacrifice. Veterans Honor Flight of Southern Illinois is an established 501c3 non-profit hub of the Honor Flight network. Our Executive Board governs the hub and we utilize volunteers in order to accomplish our mission.

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