FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
NORTHWEST IOWA & SOUTHEAST SOUTH DAKOTA – March 1, 2017 – Midwest Honor Flight, a national hub through the Honor Flight Network, has been approved to begin taking applications for veterans from Northwest Iowa and Southeast South Dakota. These veterans have the opportunity to visit D.C. on the inaugural flight, known as Mission 1, tentatively scheduled for August 22. Midwest Honor Flight is looking for World War II veterans and veterans from the Korean War and Vietnam War interested in taking a flight to Washington D.C., free of charge. Priority will be given to WWII veterans followed by terminally ill of any conflict, Korean, and Vietnam.
This first chartered flight is scheduled to take over 100 veterans along with guardians, volunteers, and administrators to Washington, D.C. to honor these veterans for their service and sacrifice to our nation at no cost to the veteran. Our Mission is to transport America’s Veterans to Washington, D.C. to visit those memorials dedicated to honor the service and sacrifices of themselves and their fellow veterans.
From Aaron Van Beek, Director of Midwest Honor Flight, “We are excited to start this journey of taking our American heroes to visit their memorials dedicated to their service and sacrifice in our nation’s capital - Washington, D.C! This is only possible however by the support of community members, organizations, and businesses. Veterans do not pay a single cent for their trip. That's why donations are vital to our organization.” Midwest Honor Flight - IA & SD is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing veterans from Northwest Iowa and Southeast South Dakota with honor and closure. All donations are tax deductible.
To donate towards Midwest Honor Flight or to learn more about the organization, visit www.midwesthonorflight.org or contact Aaron Van Beek, President & Director of Midwest Honor Flight, at (712) 463-2020 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Donations can be sent to the address below as well. Find Midwest Honor Flight on Facebook and follow on Instagram and Snapchat. Thank you for giving our American veterans one final tour with HONOR!
Midwest Honor Flight
PO Box 22
Sioux Center, IA 51250
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