Korean War veteran Harry Hope always carries a few Tootsie Rolls in his pocket, a small but powerful reminder of one of the most horrific experiences in his life.
Saturday’s Greater St. Louis Honor Flight to Washington D.C. was a family affair for three brothers, who got to make the memorable trip together.
“It was a wonderful trip,” says Clarence Friedman, the middle brother of the three. “It was fast. We got to see an awful lot. There was nothing to stop us!”
Over half of the flags planted on Art Hill this fall to commemorate the 15th anniversary of 9/11 are available. Read more on KPLR 11.
Bishop DuBourg High School has an authority on an important era in U.S. history — World War II — although Wil Heimberger isn’t a teacher or a visitor from that era. Read more on St. Louis Review.
News 4’s Steve Savard traveled with a group of 22 area veterans as they visited the Capitol for a day trip to see memorials created in their honor. Read more on KMOV 4.
When Anthony Saputo arrived at Utah Beach off the coast of France in late 1943, he and his U.S. Navy comrades were instructed to dig foxholes as an advance team looked for signs of the enemy leading to the D-Day invasion June 6, 1944. Continue Reading on St. Louis Review.
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.
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…
Talking about Honor Flight Network. Read more…
St. Louis Attorney John Newsham gave his dad a special gift for Veterans Day this year. Read more…
View a slide show on how the St. Louis WWII veterans are remembered 60 years later with Honor Flight.