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Honor Flights

WWII Veterans Bust A Move To 'Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy' At Airport

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 06.18.2015 | Fifty

After a visit to Washington, two World War II veterans couldn't help but dance to the old war tune "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy" at the capital's Reagan N...

I Am Honored

Enid Borden | Posted 12.17.2013 | Impact
Enid Borden

There are moments in one's life that stand apart from the rest. There are magnificent highs and terrifying lows. But then there are those other moments when you know that something seemingly ordinary turns out to be, well, extraordinary.

Dear Vets, Forget the Monuments, They're Gunning for Your Social Security

Mary Bottari | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Mary Bottari

As the government shutdown marches on and the dangerously real deadline of the federal debt limit approaches, it is increasingly clear that the fight over "Obamacare" is merely an opening salvo.

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 Generati...

'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 Flight Submitted for Academy Award Consideration

Zach Dean | Posted 01.20.2013 | Impact
Zach Dean

World War II veterans are dying at the rate of one every 90 seconds and Honor Flight is racing against the clock to honor them. Honor Flight flies veterans, at no cost to them, to Washington D.C. to see their war memorials.

Honor Flight Hits Home Run at Miller Park; Breaks Guinness World Record (PHOTOS)

Zach Dean | Posted 10.17.2012 | Impact
Zach Dean

A world record breaking crowd of 28,422 people filled Miller Park honoring United States veterans with their presence at the premiere of the Honor Flight documentary: Field of Honor: A Salute to the Greatest Generation.

Honor Flight Film Breaks World Record, Fills Stadium

Clay Broga | Posted 08.16.2012 | DC
Clay Broga

You didn't have to go to London to see a world record broken this summer. On Saturday, 28,422 people packed Miller Park to watch the world premiere of the documentary Honor Flight, setting a new record for largest attendance at a film screening.

Some Thanks He Got: Boy Fined For Helping WWII Vets

Posted 08.10.2012 | Money

If it's true that no good deed goes unpunished, then a Washington state 12-year-old who has raised more than $25,000 to help aging World War II vetera...

Chicago, Miller Park Welcomes You! (VIDEO)

Zach Dean | Posted 07.06.2012 | Chicago
Zach Dean

Flight flies veterans, at no cost to them, to Washington D.C. to see their war memorials. For many of the vets, this is the last chapter of their lives... for some, it is their final paragraph.

'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...