MISSION 11 - Sept 17, 2016


 

A very special Mission will take off at 6am on Sept 17, 2016.  We will be escorting 68 WWII and Korean War Veterans to visit their memorials in D.C.  As we Honor Our WWII and Korean War Veterans, All of us will also be Honoring Our Nation's Police, Firefighters, and other first responders.  On this 11th mission, we will pay tribute to those who lost their lives on 9-11 as we visit the Pentagon Memorial.

Our treasured Veterans will depart RSW at 6:00 am for a one day trip to our nation’s capital. While in Washington, in addition to witnessing the changing of the guard at Arlington, will visit the WWII Memorial, the Korean War Memorial, and the Vietnam Memorial.

Naples area Honor Flight travelers will assemble at Naples Airport on Sept 17th at 3:30 am. They will travel by bus to RSW with escorts from the Collier County Sheriff’s Department. Fort Myers travelers will meet at RSW at 4:30 am. The return flight will land at approximately 8:45 pm. More than 1,000 family members, local Service Members, local Law Enforcement and community well wishers are expected at the RSW Welcome Home ceremony. Another Welcome Home will take place at Naples Airport at 10:00 pm. All are welcome!

Help us salute our treasured Veterans on their final mission: Honor Flight. Share the patriotic, feel good story of the year!

Email CollierCountyHonorFlight@gmail.com for additional details.