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October During WWII 1939-1945 Chronologically

The month of October has passed quickly and November is here. The month of October held many historical events occurring during the time of WWII. There were triumphs and there were tragedies. Below are listed some of those… Read More

Stan’s Story – Part 3

Last month we read about Stan’s service during WWII and three Japanese flags he obtained during that time. We learned more about him as he returns back to civilian life post discharge, his employment as a newspaper reporter,… Read More

George, the 50-Mile Cookie Man

All of us here at Honor Flight Arizona are shocked and saddened to learn of the passing of one of our best friends–George Vermillion. George somehow seemed to “adopt” Honor Flight Arizona several years ago after meeting our… Read More

Stan’s Story Part 2

I introduced you to Stan Fagerstrom last month with his story “It Was No Big Deal.” This month we begin to hear more about Stan’s life after WWII as a newspaper reporter, his early beginnings to becoming the… Read More

Remember September

There are many historical happenings surrounding the month of September. September 1, 1939, Adolf Hitler invaded Poland and began WWII. The United States would join in this battle following the attack on Pearl Harbor by the Japanese on… Read More

Signing the Geneva Convention

This article below, written by Nandor Laklia from the newsletter from gives us information on the Geneva Convention, signed 85 years ago on July 27, 1929. To receive newsletters from them please write to [email protected]. Signing the… Read More

Stan’s Story — Part 1

I hope you will enjoy reading part I of Stan’s story as much as I did as reflected in a conversation he had while on his Honor Flight. A decorated WWII Veteran, he is also known as “The… Read More

Schooling Our Children

Honor Flight Arizona is very grateful for teachers who school our children so diligently in the history of our country and the significance of the events that provided us with the freedoms we continue to enjoy. We thank… Read More

Neighbors Helping Neighbors Funds Ten WWII Veterans to Washington, D.C.!

Our sincere thanks to Pat Mazzarella of the Neighbors Helping Neighbors program in Scottsdale, Arizona for organizing a fund raiser on May 8th, 2014 for Honor Flight Arizona and raising enough funds to send ten World War II… Read More

Home of the Free, Because of the Brave

You’ve heard this saying before, I’m sure, and having just celebrated Independence Day, I know I will be forever thankful to those who have served this country from the beginning through the present and into the future, preserving… Read More