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Honor Flight Arizona Pays Tribute to a Very Special Friend

Volunteers, Board Members, and friends of Honor Flight Arizona mourn the recent loss of one of their most amazing, loyal friends and supporters–Gaye Platt of Houston, Texas. Gaye passed away suddenly and unexpectedly on July 14th. Gaye was… Read More

Honor Flight Arizona Statement on 2021 Resumption of Flights

After lengthy, detailed, and heartfelt deliberations, the Honor Flight Arizona Board of Directors has elected to postpone any flights until spring of 2022. This was not an easy decision to make. The decision was made in response to… Read More

Honor Flight Arizona Founder Retires From the Board

by Rick Hardina, Honor Flight AZ President Susan Howe, the founder of Honor Flight Arizona, recently announced that she will be retiring from the Board of Directors of the non-profit Veterans organization. For although she intends to remain… Read More

Remembering Volunteer/Guardian Gary Drumheller

by Susan Howe, Honor Flight AZ Founder It is with deep sorrow that we mourn the loss of Gary Drumheller, an amazing man who found many ways to let our Veterans know that they are loved and cared… Read More

While Honor Flight Arizona Takes a Pause, We Take Time to Look Back

by Rick Hardina, Honor Flight President Memories of special times spent with some very special people As most friends of Honor Flight Arizona have heard, our flights have currently been suspended due to the coronavirus outbreak. Although we… Read More

Remembering Volunteer Carol Taheny

It is with much sadness that Honor Flight Arizona announces the passing of our long-time Volunteer Carol Taheny. Carol lost her heroic 10-week battle with the Covid-19 virus on June 22nd in Phoenix, Arizona. Carol resided with her… Read More

Welcome to Our New Website!

Thank you for visiting our new website! If you read back through the old posts (dated before August 2017), you will notice blank spaces or boxes with an “x” in the corner to indicate a missing image. Unfortunately,… Read More

Embry-Riddle ROTC Cadets Fly on Honor Flight

This great article (“Embry-Riddle ROTC cadets attend one of the last Honor Flight trips geared solely toward WWII veterans”), written by Max Efrein of The Daily Courier, gives an ‘inside look’ at the experiences of a number of… Read More

Community Groups Hold Fundraisers

The spring flying season is in full swing and we have had some really wonderful times with those who helped raise funds for Honor Flight Arizona, enabling us to send up to 30 WWII Vets on each of… Read More

50 Flights of Honor!!

Honor Flight Arizona will have the privilege of flying their 50th mission out of Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport on November 9th, 2015, welcoming them home on Veterans’ Day, November 11th. Honor Flight AZ took its first baby step flying 11… Read More