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At 86, retired Marine continues to lead so veterans’ sacrifices are not forgotten

Harry Hope 1953

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.

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Honor Flight has special significance for Valley Park veteran

Three Brothers Take Honor Flight Together

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!”

“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…

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“My heartfelt thanks to Greater St. Louis Honor Flight crew for the opportunity you gave me to visit our nations Capital and most importantly our own World War II Memorial. I certainly enjoyed the entire day which was full of pleasant surprises. It is nice to know that many people in the USA appreciate what we did 66 years ago and take the time to say ‘Thanks’.”

– John E. Critzas

Gunner, A Co. 714th Tank Battalion, 12th Armored Division

“I want to offer my most sincere thanks to all the volunteers who so freely gave their time. You provided the lucky Veterans who flew that day the most pleasurable, perfect, and memorable day we will ever experience.”

– Robert Lumley Sr.

“Last year my father had the thrill of a lifetime when Veterans from his assisted living facility went on the Honor Flight. It was one of the best days of his life and he felt truly honored.”

– Laine Boyd

Power of Attorney for Victor Norber