MISSION 6 - June 20, 2015 - COMPLETE
This flight was funded through the tremendous support of Brenda Melton through her annual Celebrity Martini Glass Auction. This annual fundraiser is held to give back to our local Veteran community and we are proud to have Brenda as a dear friend.
Collier County Honor Flight continues 2015 flying season with Mission Six as it departs from RSW (Fort Myers International Airport) on Saturday, June 20th, 2015. Seventy treasured Veterans Allegiant Airlines at 7:30 am for a one day trip to our nation’s capital. While in Washington, the Veterans will witness the changing of the guard at Arlington National Cemetery and will visit the following memorials: World War II, Korea, Vietnam, Iwo Jima, and the Air Force Memorial.
Naples area Honor Flight travelers will assemble at Naples Airport on June 20th at 4:30 am. They will travel by bus to RSW with escorts from Patriot Guard Riders and the Collier County Sheriff’s Department. Fort Myers travelers will meet at RSW at 5:30 am. The return flight will land at approximately 10:15 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 11:30 pm. All are welcome!
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