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NEWS
Flight 3 Important Dates
The following dates are subject to change: February 16, 2018 - Application Deadline (Veterans & Guardians) March 24, 2018 - Guardian Training April 7, 2018 - Veteran Medical Evaluation April 24, 2018 - Flight Day  

Flight Slotting & Guardians:

Veterans will be slotted on Flight 3 on February 20, 2018 and we will begin notifying veterans on that date via mail. Veterans without a chosen guardian will be assigned a guardian after they have confirmed they can fly. Guardians selected will be notified prior to training on March 24. Guardian Training is free, but requires a ticket. Tickets will be available online at a later date to ensure adequate space for the guardians attending. Guardians must pay the $600 guardian fee at training to be able to fly. G [...Read more]
VHF Announces 3rd Flight Honoring Area Veterans
Veterans Honor Flight of Southern Illinois celebrated its Inaugural Flight on April 25, 2017, honoring 55 veterans with a trip to Washington DC. With a goal of flying once per year, Veterans Honor Flight immediately began preparations for a second flight. Due to overwhelming support from the Southern Illinois community, Flight 2 was funded early and flew on October 17, 2017, using a larger aircraft, 68 veterans were flown. The Board of Directors began planning for a third flight before Flight 2 even took off. After months of planning, the Board of Directors of Ve [...Read more]
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This is Honor Flight

The Honor Flight program is a nation-wide network dedicatied to providing all veterans who apply a free trip to Washington D.C. to visit memorials honoring their service and sacrifice. Veterans Honor Flight of Southern Illinois is an established 501c3 non-profit hub of the Honor Flight network. Our Executive Board governs the hub and we utilize volunteers in order to accomplish our mission.