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Veterans Honor Flight of Southern Illinois completed the twelfth mission to Washington DC today, with 89 veterans being honored. Upon the return at the Welcome Home Celebration held at Veterans Airport of Southern Illinois, the Board of Directors announced Mission 13 is scheduled for Tuesday, September 10, 2024. In addition, it was announced the Allan and Wanda McCabe Family Foundation has provided full financial support for Mission 13.  Allan McCabe flew on his Honor Flight - Flight #3 on April 24, 2018. He was a U.S. Army veteran serving his country during the Korean War from 1950 to 1952. Allan and his wife Wanda were lifelong residents of the Marion area. They were educators in the Marion Community Unit Two School District. In addition they were very successful farme [...Read more]
Veterans Honor Flight of Southern Illinois welcomes everyone to join us on May 7 at Veterans Airport to welcome home 88 Veterans who are being honored on Mission 12. Festivities begin at 5:30pm. Mission 12 is expected to land at Veterans Airport around 8:30pm. The public is invited to bring signs to welcome our heroes home. Food Trucks Bring the family early for dinner! Cone To Table  Flippin Crepe Honey Beez Snowballz The Fry Guy  Venezi Wood Pizza  The Caribbean Hut Crazy Asian Eats  Kids Activities Bouncy Houses Face Painting Snow Cones Cotton Candy Games Parking Due to crowds, off-site parking is available at Cornerstone Church in Marion. T-Street Shawnee and Jackson County Mass Transit provides shuttle servi [...Read more]
Veterans Honor Flight of Southern Illinois is deep into plans for a 13th Mission to Washington DC. Planned for the Fall of 2024, Mission 13 will aim to transport 85 veterans to DC to see the memorials built in their honor. Veterans Honor Flight currently has over 500 veteran applications on file, waiting for selection. In order to streamline the process for Mission 13, applications received after April 21, 2024 will not be considered for Mission 13, but will instead be kept active for consideration for future missions. Veterans who apply are kept active in the system until they are selected to fly or notify Veterans Honor Flight to remove them from selection. Applications are available online by going to the Veteran Application page. Veterans Honor Flight selects veterans from [...Read more]
Sept 10, 2024
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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