honor flight

honor flight

Honor Flight Central Florida Trip - September 27, 2014

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75 Veterans of World War II, Korea, and Vietnam, were taken at no expense to visit the Washington DC memorial. Vets, family members, and volunteer guardians all worked together to bring our American warrior heroes a day they will never forget. Watch this video to get a sense of what Honor Flight is about and why this program is so important to those whose sacrifices allow us the freedom and liberty we enjoy today. Honor Flight Network is a non-profit organization created solely to honor America's veterans for all their sacrifices. We transport our heroes to Washington, D.C. to visit and reflect at their memorials. Top priority is given to the senior veterans – World War II survivors, along with those other veterans who may be terminally ill. Of all of the wars in recent memory, it was World War II that truly threatened our very existence as a nation—and as a culturally diverse, free society. According to the Department of Veterans Affairs, an estimated 640 WWII veterans die each day. Our time to express our thanks to these brave men and women is running out. MISSION STATEMENT: Transport America's veterans to Washington, D.C. to visit those memorials dedicated to honor their service and sacrifices. GOAL: Helping every single veteran in America, willing and able of getting on a plane or a bus, visit THEIR memorial. PRIORITY: Top priority is given to America's most senior heroes — survivors of World War II and any veteran with a terminal illness who wishes to visit THEIR memorial. The program will naturally transition to Korean War, Vietnam War and all other veterans who served, on a chronological basis. ELIGIBILITY: All men and women serving stateside or overseas. PHILOSOPHY: Since America felt it was important to build a memorial to the service and the ultimate sacrifice of her veterans, the Honor Flight Network believes it's equally important that they actually get to visit and experience THEIR memorial. MOTTO: “We can’t all be heroes. Some of us have to stand on the curb and clap as they go by.” - Will Rogers Visit the Honor Flight Website and help out where you can. http://www.honorflight.org