MISSION 8 - April 23, 2016


 

Spring is in air, and our wonderful Veterans will be in the air for our first flight of 2016 on April 23rd.  We will be escorting 65 WWII and Korean War Heroes to Washington, D.C.

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 April 23rd 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 10:00 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 11:00 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.