Author Archives: Evan Youngblood

VHF Announces Fully-Funded 5th Flight Set for May 14

On February 1, Veterans Honor Flight of Southern Illinois chairman Bryan Questelle announced Mission 5 — the 5th flight to Washington D.C. honoring our nation’s veterans — would be departing Marion on May 14, 2019. Making the flight possible was an $83,000 donation from Mary Nell Chew of Carbondale. Ms. Chew originally applied to be […]

Military Appreciation Day – Sparta High School

SAVE THE DATE:FEB. 2, 2019 Sparta High School will be hosting our 4th Annual Military Appreciation Night! Proceeds will be donated to Honor Flight! Lets see how many Veterans we can send on a Flight to DC for this incredible trip! Corporate sponsorship opportunities available! Contact Sparta High School for details. Shirts are also available, […]

SI Made 2019

Mark your calendars! Come see how we have it made in Southern Illinois during the “Southern Illinois Made Expo” on Saturday, July 27 and Sunday, July 28 at The Pavilion, 1602 Sioux Drive in Marion. Proceeds from this event will benefit Veterans Honor Flight of Southern Illinois. For application information, please visit

Chef Clash in the Arena

Date: June 1, 2019; 6pm – 9pm Location: SIU Arena, Carbondale We need sponsors for this event. If you’re interested in a sponsorship, email Visit the Facebook Event Page Chef registration is not yet open.  

Vogler Ford-Lincoln Donates to VHF

Veterans Honor Flight of Southern Illinois wishes to thank the Vogler Motor Company for its generous contribution to Veterans Honor Flight of Southern Illinois. On Saturday October 20th, Vogler hosted a test drive campaign where each test drive given generated a donation to Veterans Honor Flight through the Lincoln Driven to Give Program. Vogler Sales […]

Welcome Home Celebration Parking Information

Veterans Honor Flight of Southern Illinois to team up with Rides Mass Transit District for Oct. 16 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 Oct. 16 welcoming home event in […]

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 […]