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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

A Little USO Tour

The United Services Organization (USO) was founded 74 years ago, on February 4, 1941, with its purpose being to provide entertainment and recreational opportunities to servicemen and boost the morale of the troops. Although not a government agency,… Read More

OBON Project

I wrote in the newsletter last October about Mr. Stan Fagerstrom, who returned three Japanese flags he obtained during WWII and the closure that came with being able to do that. Two of the flags were not marked… Read More

Surprise, Surprise!!

AZ GIVE Team I love when opportunities come to me to accept donations and/or to speak. Recently Honor Flight Arizona was nominated for the Spring Cycle by the AZ GIVE Team. I don’t know who nominated us, but… Read More

A Special Flag, A Special Day

December 7th the American Legion Post 39 in Gilbert once again invited previous Honor Flight WWII Veterans Mr. Bunke, Mr. Reinig, Mr. Reinig’s brother, Mr. Kaspar, and other veterans and civilians, to participate in a flag ceremony for… Read More

Gilbert Days

Gilbert Days Parade – November 22nd – American Legion Post 39 invited a couple of our Veterans and their wives down to see the parade and be honored on a ‘red carpet’ as everyone passed by. I was… Read More

One Saturday Morning

Veteran’s Day Fundraiser at Chick-Fil-A at Arrowhead Mall, what an incredible experience!! For almost two weeks they had a special table out just for Honor Flight which included a donation box, posters, and pamphlets about Honor Flight Arizona…. Read More

Veterans Day

As I researched the history of Veterans Day I found that not only had the name been changed from one thing to another in the United States, but that the celebration, too, had changed from its initial intent…. Read More