Author Archives: Evan Youngblood

Flight 4 Deadlines

Veteran Applications: August 24, 2018 Guardian Applications: August 24, 2018 Guardian Training: Sat. September 15, 2018 Veteran Medical Evaluations: Sat. September 29, 2018

VHF Announces 4th Flight Honoring Veterans

“It’s nothing short of amazing to be able to announce this…” Chairman Bryan Questelle stated as he announced Veterans Honor Flight of Southern Illinois will make it’s fourth flight to Washington D.C. this fall honoring veterans across Southern Illinois. “With the sponsorships from Wal-Mart, Peoples National Bank, Pass One Hour, and many others we can […]

Flight 3 Welcome Home Celebration Parking Information

Veterans Honor Flight of Southern Illinois to team up with Rides Mass Transit District for April 24 welcoming home ceremony Veterans Honor Flight of Southern Illinois and Rides Mass Transit District have teamed up to provide park-and-ride services to and from several locations to Veterans Airport of Southern Illinois for the April 24 welcoming home […]

1st Annual Golf Scramble Fundraiser 2018

Information updated April 26, 2018. Day & Time:  The event will be held on Thursday, June 14th at Keller’s Crossing at Stone Creek.  Lunch will be served at 11:30 a.m. and the opening ceremony begins at 12:15 p.m., just prior to the shotgun start.  Rain date would be Thursday, May 17th.    Events Details: Veteran’s Honor Flight of Southern […]

Wheelchair Banner Deadline for Flight 3

Veterans Honor Flight of Southern Illinois has announced April 10, 2018 will be the last day for Wheelchair Banner purchases to be on Flight 3. Flight 3 is currently scheduled for April 24, 2018 and will transport over 65 veterans to Washington DC. Wheelchair banners directly help offset the cost of transporting our veterans and […]

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 […]

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 […]

Wheelchair Banners

” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]   Thank you to everyone who has contributed a wheelchair banner. You can get yours online by going to our Wheelchair Banner page.

Parking Locations for Flight 2 Welcome Home

Veterans Honor Flight of Southern Illinois and Rides Mass Transit District have teamed up to provide transportation to and from several parking locations to Veterans Airport of Southern Illinois for the October 17 Honor Flight Welcome Home event. “Due to the overwhelming response from the public in welcoming our Veterans home after the Inaugural Flight […]

Flight 2 Important Dates

Guardian training 2 September 2017 10 AM Veterans Airport All guardians who have not previously attended Guardian Training with Veterans Honor Flight are required to attend. Any guardians who have already received training are also welcome and encouraged to attend. Guardians who have not completed training will not be permitted to accompany veterans on Flight […]