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NEWS
Walmart Continues Support of Veterans Honor Flight
Area Walmart stores continued their support of Veterans Honor Flight of Southern Illinois with a donation of $5,000 today. Walmart is one of many Southern Illinois businesses which support the donation-funded organization. With today’s donation, Walmart has donated $53,000 to Veterans Honor Flight in addition to providing supplies for flights and other events. “Partners like Walmart are what make our mission possible,” said Bryan Questelle, Chairman of the Board of Veterans Honor Flight of Southern Illinois. “They’ve been a great pa [...Read more]
Two Flights Planned for Spring 2020
Following the conclusion of Welcome Home celebrations from this fall's 6th flight, the Board of Directors of Veterans Honor Flight of Southern Illinois announced a big surprise for Spring 2020. Since the Inaugural Flight in April 2017, Veterans Honor Flight has been traveling to DC twice per year with one flight in the spring and one in the fall. While this means over 100 veterans travel to Washington DC per year, the group felt more area veterans needed to be served faster. For the first time ever, Veterans Honor Flight will fly twice in one season. Flight 7 is scheduled for Tue [...Read more]
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UPCOMING EVENTS
Date/Time Event
11/19/2019

Veteran's Day Dinner

Salem First Baptist Church, Salem IL

05/05/2020

Flight 7

Veterans Airport of Southern Illinois, Marion IL

06/09/2020

Flight 8

Veterans Airport of Southern Illinois, Marion IL

11/06/2020

O’Charley’s 5k On The Runway

Veterans Airport of Southern Illinois, Marion IL

WHAT IS HONOR FLIGHT?
This 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.