Veterans Honor Flight to Resume Flying September 28

Veterans Honor Flight of Southern Illinois has announced that Flight 7 will transport 87 of our area’s honored veterans to Washington D.C. on Tuesday, September 28, 2021. Originally planned for May 5, 2020, Flight 7 has been postponed several times due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. With the latest guidance from the CDC and relaxing […]

Flight 6 Announced

Veterans Honor Flight of Southern Illinois is proud to announce the 6th mission to Washington D.C. will depart on Tuesday, October 1, 2019 from Veterans Airport in Marion. Veterans Honor Flight is currently seeking a flight sponsor to help in funding this flight. Anyone interested in sponsoring should email

Flight 3 Important Dates

The following dates are subject to change: February 16, 2018 – Application Deadline (Veterans & Guardians) March 24, 2018 – Guardian Training April 7, 2018 – Veteran Medical Evaluation April 24, 2018 – Flight Day   Flight Slotting & Guardians: Veterans will be slotted on Flight 3 on February 20, 2018 and we will begin […]

VHF Announces 3rd Flight Honoring Area Veterans

Veterans Honor Flight of Southern Illinois celebrated its Inaugural Flight on April 25, 2017, honoring 55 veterans with a trip to Washington DC. With a goal of flying once per year, Veterans Honor Flight immediately began preparations for a second flight. Due to overwhelming support from the Southern Illinois community, Flight 2 was funded early […]

Parking Locations for Flight 2 Welcome Home

Veterans Honor Flight of Southern Illinois and Rides Mass Transit District have teamed up to provide transportation to and from several parking locations to Veterans Airport of Southern Illinois for the October 17 Honor Flight Welcome Home event. “Due to the overwhelming response from the public in welcoming our Veterans home after the Inaugural Flight […]

Flight 2 Important Dates

Guardian training 2 September 2017 10 AM Veterans Airport All guardians who have not previously attended Guardian Training with Veterans Honor Flight are required to attend. Any guardians who have already received training are also welcome and encouraged to attend. Guardians who have not completed training will not be permitted to accompany veterans on Flight […]