Honor Flight South Florida not too long ago celebrated its twenty fifth flight transporting 72 veterans on an all-inclusive journey to Washington, D.C. to go to the World Conflict II Memorial, the Korean Conflict Veterans Memorial and the Vietnam Veterans Memorial on the Nationwide Mall, Arlington Cemetery and the US Marine Corps Conflict Memorial. The volunteer-led group was additionally honored on with a proclamation by Broward County Mayor Michael Udine for the hub’s dedication to serving veterans in South Florida, commemorating the group’s milestone twenty fifth mission to the nation’s capital. Veterans on the flight have been welcomed house on the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood Worldwide Airport with a celebratory homecoming ceremony.
“Every of our missions have been particular in their very own means and we’re all the time so honored to have the ability to thank the veterans that be part of us on every of our flights, so to succeed in this milestone of 25 missions means quite a bit to us as a corporation and everybody who has been part of this journey with us,” stated Honor Flight chairman Mike Miskew. “Having the ability to set up a really memorable day for our veterans is what makes these missions so necessary.”
Based in 2011, Honor Flight South Florida is an unbiased hub of the nationwide Honor Flight community that serves veterans in Monroe, Miami-Dade and Broward counties. The native South Florida Hub organizes honor flights from Fort Lauderdale and Miami airports 4 to 5 occasions a yr, additionally internet hosting extra volunteer-driven occasions all year long.
Every November, the hub hosts its annual Rick Asper Memorial Golf Event to boost funds for upcoming flights scheduled for the next yr. Honoring the late Rick Asper, founder and chairman of Honor Flight South Florida, the annual golf event is likely one of the hub’s key fundraisers and social occasions benefitting the group’s programming for the next yr.
The Rick Asper Memorial Golf Event, slated for November 4, 2022, on the Davie Golf and Nation Membership, is now accepting individuals and sponsors on-line at www.HonorFlightGolf.com. Single-player and four-player registration packages can be found for buy by October twenty eighth. Veterans, active-duty navy and first responders obtain a particular low cost for single-player registration.
For extra info on Honor Flight South Florida, upcoming occasions and volunteer alternatives, go to www.HonorFlightSouthFlorida.
To use to affix an upcoming Honor Flight, go to www.VetsFlyFree.com. Honor Flight South Florida is now accepting functions for veterans and guardians for 2023.
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About Honor Flight South Florida
Honor Flight South Florida is a 100% all-volunteer, non-profit group, devoted solely to honoring all veterans in Broward, Dade and Monroe counties. Honor Flight South Florida is an unbiased hub of the nationwide Honor Flight Community, whose mission is transport as many United States navy veterans as potential to Washington, D.C., to see the memorials of the respective warfare they fought in for gratis to the veterans.
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