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Honor Flight Network

The Pearl Harbor Survivors Honor Flight

Dorian de Wind | Posted 11.23.2014 | Impact
Dorian de Wind

The attacks were devastating. America and Americans paid a much too heavy price. In all, 21 ships, including eight battleships, were sunk or damaged. In addition 188 aircraft were destroyed and 159 damaged. However, a much worse tragedy was the loss of life on that Sunday morning in Hawaii.

Honor Flight's Mail Call at 30,000 Feet

Dorian de Wind | Posted 08.23.2013 | Impact
Dorian de Wind

On April 26, an "Honor Flight" flew 35 World War II veterans from Austin, Texas to our nation's capital so that these members of the Greatest Gener...

'Vic Mathias' Honor Flight: Be on It!

Dorian de Wind | Posted 06.08.2013 | Impact
Dorian de Wind

One sad statistic that keeps making the news recently is how many World War II veterans leave us each year... and each day. The most recent statistics provided by the Veterans Administration (VA) tell us that an estimated 642 World War II veterans pass away each and every day.

'Honor Flights' Fly Vets To Memorial Sites Worldwide As A 'Thank You'

Posted 04.17.2012 | Impact

It's a small effort that's taken off. The Honor Flight Network started as a fundraising effort in 2005 to send veterans to Washington D.C. to visit...