Members of the American Legion Post 19 of Gardner KS participated as Guardians on the Honor Flight on Tuesday November 8th. In total, Honor Flight flew 54 WWII Veterans and 50 Guardians to Washington D.C. for the day to visit the Memorial built in their honor.
It was a privilage and an honor for us to be able to take part in this very memorable event.
Honor Flight Network of Kansas City departed on its first charter flight with 54 heroes to Washington, DC on Tuesday, November 8th from KCI. Top priority is given to the senior veterans – WWII survivors along with those other conflicts that may be terminally ill. Honor Flight Network of Kansas City has taken over 300 veterans in 10 flights after this charter flight is completed.
Honor Flight Network of Kansas City is a 501-(c)(3) organization. Honor Flight operates solely on donations from both private and corporate sponsors. 100% of ALL MONEY collected goes to defray the cost of flying these American heroes to Washington DC. There they will spend a day touring the many monuments dedicated to our nation’s veteran heroes. NO MONEY IS EITHER SOLICITED OR ACCEPTED FROM OUR VETERAN HEROES WHO PARTAKE IN THIS PROGRAM. Checks can be made to The Honor Flight Network of Kansas City/Kendallwood Hospice and sent to 8559 Line Creek Parkway, Kansas City, MO 64155
HONOR FLIGHT NETWORK™ – our way of paying a small tribute to those that gave so much; to take a memorable, safe, and rewarding FLIGHT with HONOR!!! www.honorflightkc.com
Look for American Legion Riders 2nd Annual Honor Flight Breakfast coming up in February 2012!