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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 […]

Welcome Home Celebration – October 1, 2019

The Welcome Home Celebration for Flight 6 begins at 5:00pm. Veterans are scheduled to arrive home from Washington D.C. at 8:10pm. Food and fun are available for the whole family starting at 5pm! Parking Parking at Veterans Airport is extremely limited. Please park in our satellite parking locations: Cornerstone Church, Marion (old Walmart building) Community […]

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 contact@veteranshonorflight.org.

Flight 5 Deadlines

Veterans Honor Flight of Southern Illinois announced Flight 5 will depart on Tuesday, May 14, 2019. Flight 5 is made possible by a donation from Ms. Mary Nell Chew. Veteran Application Deadline: March 22, 2019 Guardian Application Deadline: March 22, 2019 Guardian Mandatory Training Date: April 13, 2019 Veteran Medical Evaluation Date: April 27, 2019 […]

VHF Announces Fully-Funded 5th Flight Set for May 14

On February 1, Veterans Honor Flight of Southern Illinois chairman Bryan Questelle announced Mission 5 — the 5th flight to Washington D.C. honoring our nation’s veterans — would be departing Marion on May 14, 2019. Making the flight possible was an $83,000 donation from Mary Nell Chew of Carbondale. Ms. Chew originally applied to be […]

Vogler Ford-Lincoln Donates to VHF

Veterans Honor Flight of Southern Illinois wishes to thank the Vogler Motor Company for its generous contribution to Veterans Honor Flight of Southern Illinois. On Saturday October 20th, Vogler hosted a test drive campaign where each test drive given generated a donation to Veterans Honor Flight through the Lincoln Driven to Give Program. Vogler Sales […]

Welcome Home Celebration Parking Information

Veterans Honor Flight of Southern Illinois to team up with Rides Mass Transit District for Oct. 16 welcoming home ceremony Veterans Honor Flight of Southern Illinois and Rides Mass Transit District have teamed up to provide park-and-ride services to and from several locations to Veterans Airport of Southern Illinois for the Oct. 16 welcoming home event in […]

Flight 4 Deadlines

Veteran Applications: August 24, 2018 Guardian Applications: August 24, 2018 Guardian Training: Sat. September 15, 2018 Veteran Medical Evaluations: Sat. September 29, 2018

VHF Announces 4th Flight Honoring Veterans

“It’s nothing short of amazing to be able to announce this…” Chairman Bryan Questelle stated as he announced Veterans Honor Flight of Southern Illinois will make it’s fourth flight to Washington D.C. this fall honoring veterans across Southern Illinois. “With the sponsorships from Wal-Mart, Peoples National Bank, Pass One Hour, and many others we can […]

Flight 3 Welcome Home Celebration Parking Information

Veterans Honor Flight of Southern Illinois to team up with Rides Mass Transit District for April 24 welcoming home ceremony Veterans Honor Flight of Southern Illinois and Rides Mass Transit District have teamed up to provide park-and-ride services to and from several locations to Veterans Airport of Southern Illinois for the April 24 welcoming home […]