ARLINGTON, Va. (August 18, 2021) – The Honor Flight Network resumed travel to Washington, DC today as 112 veterans traveled with Honor Flight’s Chicago hub to see the national memorials built in their honor. The group was comprised of veterans of World War II, the Korean War, and Vietnam War. The Honor Flight Network’s iconic trips—which are provided at no cost to the veterans—have been on hold since March 2020 as a COVID-19 precaution.
ARLINGTON, Va. (August 16, 2021) Media invited to ceremony welcoming veterans back to DC’s memorials – The Honor Flight Network resumes travel to Washington, DC this week after pausing its iconic trips for America’s veterans for nearly 16 months as a COVID-19 precaution. Honor Flight’s Chicago hub will transport 113 veterans to the nation’s war memorials on August 18 and host a brief ceremony at the National Mall’s World War II Memorial to mark Honor Flight’s long-awaited return.
Aaron Kassraie, AARP - After grounding all trips due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Honor Flight Network is returning to the sky Aug. 18 to fly veterans to Washington, D.C., to tour the memorials dedicated to their service. The nonprofit organizes and provides the service to veterans who would not otherwise be able to afford the trip.
WASHINGTON - The Honor Flight Network will resume veteran flights to Washington, D.C. in August. The program had to shut down operations in March of 2020 -- a difficult decision knowing that time is precious for many of the men and women they serve.
WASHINGTON — The Honor Flight Network, which sends veterans to tour war memorials in Washington, D.C., will restart flights in August after a 16-month suspension during the coronavirus pandemic. Flights will resume Aug. 16, said Carol Harlow, communications officer for the Honor Flight Network.
Kristen Powers (7News) -- Across the country, people have heard of Honor Flight. It’s an all-expenses-paid trip for America’s Veterans to Washington, D.C., so they can visit the memorials dedicated to honoring those who have served and sacrificed. The two founders of the Honor Flight Network, Earl Morse and Jeff Miller, have seen the impacts of the program first-hand and said it is much more than a trip.
Southfield (CW50) – Many of our nation’s veterans never have gotten the chance to visit the war memorials across the nation, which hold the names and dedications to their fallen brothers. The Honor Flight Network is a national network comprised of independent Hubs working together in furtherance of the Honor Flight mission.
ARLINGTON, Va. (7News) — More than a decade ago, the Honor Flight Network was born. A group flying aging veterans to Washington D.C. so they could see, and enjoy the war memorials that were built in honor of their service and sacrifice. For many, it is a very emotional trip.
Let Us Bring It To You. T-Mobile, Healium and Honor Flight Network Virtually Transport Veterans to D.C. Memorials with the Power of 5G
BELLEVUE, Wash. — It’s Military Appreciation Month, and we honor those who have served our country. T-Mobile (NASDAQ: TMUS) today announced it is teaming up with Healium to bring a virtual Honor Flight experience to veterans living in small towns across the country, transporting them with the power of Virtual Reality (VR) and 5G to visit the Washington D.C. war memorials from the comfort of their own homes.
ARLINGTON, Va. – The Honor Flight Network announced that its mandatory suspension of all trips will remain in place until at least August 15, 2021. Once trips resume, among other mandatory COVID-related safety measures, all Honor Flight participants will be required to be vaccinated to participate in an Honor Flight trip in 2021. Honor Flight is implementing these