Hudson Valley Honor Flight to resume D.C. flights from Stewart, Westchester

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WALDEN – Hudson Valley Honor Flight will be resuming flights to Washington, D.C. this fall. Flights are scheduled for Saturday, October 9, and Saturday, November 6. 

All participants must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

  The October 9 flight will depart from New York Stewart International Airport and the November 6 flight will depart from Westchester County Airport. 

Applications can be found at Priority is given to World War II and Korean War veterans; however, all veterans who have not yet participated in an Honor Flight are encouraged to apply.

  “We are beyond excited to get back to our mission of honoring our Hudson Valley veterans with the flight of a lifetime,” said Chairman Frank Kimler. “For safety purposes, Hudson Valley Honor Flight is following guidance from the National Honor Flight Network requiring all flight participants to be vaccinated for flights this fall.”

Hudson Valley Honor Flight provides a once-in-a-lifetime flight to Washington, D.C., where veterans are transported around the city by bus to visit war memorials, attend a dinner in their honor and then return home.

Each veteran is escorted by a personal guardian and the HVHF flight team for the day-long trip. Honored veterans fly free! Guardians pay a fee of $400.

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