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Presented by Mississippi Gulf Coast Honor Flight
The Event Program
- Movie presentation of Honor Flight
Honor Flight is a heartwarming documentary about four living World War II veterans and a Midwest community coming together to give them the trip of a lifetime. Volunteers race against the clock to fly thousands of WWII veterans to Washington, DC to see the memorial constructed for them in 2005, nearly 60 years after their epic struggle.
The trips are called “Honor Flights” and for the veterans, who are in their late 80s and early 90s, it’s often the first time they’ve been thanked and the last trip of their lives. The 24-hour journey is full of surprises that deeply move all who are involved. It’s uncommon for World War II veterans to talk about the War, but the Honor Flight experience brings their stories out. Many veterans say, with the exception of their wedding day and the birth of their children, the trip is the best day of their life.
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Souvenir Book of Photos for One WWII Veteran
Enables one WWII veteran to receive a souvenir book of photos from the WWII Memorial along with other keepsake items and honors our veterans by helping to pay for their trip.
WWII Hat and T-Shirt for One Veteran
Covers the cost of a WWII hat and WWII t-shirt for one of our WWII veterans to wear during their Honor Flight trip with Mississippi Gulf Coast Honor Flight. Also provides one WWII veteran with a red, white and blue âHonor Flightâ yard sign to place in front of their house that says "Home of a WWII veteran."
Buses, Lunch, and Refreshments for One of our Veterans
Covers the cost of buses in Washington, D.C., lunch at the WWII Memorial and water/refreshments throughout the day for one of our WWII veterans during their Honor Flight trip with Mississippi Gulf Coast Honor Flight
20% of One Veteran's Honor Flight Trip
Covers 20% of the cost for one WWII veteran to go on an Honor Flight trip with Mississippi Gulf Coast Honor Flight
100% of One Veteran's Honor Flight Trip
Sponsors one WWII veteran to go on an Honor Flight trip with Mississippi Gulf Coast Honor Flight
Join the volunteers from the Mississippi Gulf Coast Honor Flight that support local World War II veterans for a special one-night-only screening of the documentary "Honor Flight." Click here to learn more about the Mississippi Gulf Coast Honor Flight non-profit.