Year: 2016

Honoring American Heroes

Warm reception awaits more than a dozen Kirkwood World War II veterans on return from nation’s capital. Continue reading the story on the Webster-Kirkwood Times Online…

The Greater Saint Louis Honor Flight Organization presents a special screening of the documentary, “Honor Flight, One Last Mission” at Chaminade’s, Skip Viragh Center for the Performing Arts on Saturday, April 6th at 6pm

Saint Louis, MO, Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013— Our nation loses nearly 900 veterans every day. Many of these men and women never had the chance to see the national memorials that were built in their honor. It is the mission of The Greater Saint Louis Honor Flight Organization to ensure that our local American heroes get this opportunity.

KSDK St. Louis Channel 5 Profiles Greater St. Louis Honor Flight

“Honor Flight” film to remind Americans of WWII veterans’ sacrifice

This Memorial Day, the producers of “Honor Flight” are reminding Americans to remember the sacrifice so many have made to preserve this country’s freedoms. Read more…

Interview with National Honor Flight Chairman Jim McLaughlin

Talking about Honor Flight Network. Read more…

St. Louis son gives father a special Veterans Day gift

St. Louis Attorney John Newsham gave his dad a special gift for Veterans Day this year. Read more…

St. Louis Post-Dispatch Interactive Slide Show

View a slide show on how the St. Louis WWII veterans are remembered 60 years later with Honor Flight.

Sen. McCaskill welcomes Missouri veterans to World War II Memorial

26 St. Louis World War II vets on year’s last Honor Flight to D.C.

Funding the Mission

A gift to Greater St. Louis Honor Flight is a wonderful way to honor those who sacrificed so much for our great nation. We are enriching veterans’ lives, but we cannot do it without your help. We welcome and appreciate your support of the mission of Greater St. Louis Honor Flight and we offer opportunities to give at any level.

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Testimonials

“It was a WOW kind of day that I will never forget. We kept so busy that I never had time to get tired. Then when I did get in bed - I was still so excited that I couldn't go to sleep thinking about all that I saw. I just can't put into words how great that trip is.”

– Donald E. Albert

Vietnam War Veteran, US Army 1968-1971, 96th Mission - November 2, 2021

“In my 92 years of life, travels, and experiences, I have done a lot of things. In my humble opinion, this trip was A-1! Thank you for letting me ride along!”

– Robert L. Walkling

WWII and Korean War Veteran, US Marine Corps 1944-1952, 93rd Mission - November 2, 2019

“The Honor Flight is God's blessing because there is nothing else compared to it, nothing.”

– Marshall Phillips

WWII Veteran

“I am so glad I went because getting these feelings out I believe will help me settle the Vietnam War that has been buried in my mind for 52 years. Over the years I have asked God how to deal with this issue and I believe he has answered my prayers through your organization.”

– Kenneth W. Riese

Vietnam Veteran