Legion Post 170 is seeking WWII and Korean War veterans interested in the
Honor Flight Chicago, which honors those who served and provides a no-cost
opportunity--funded by private donations--to visit the memorials in
available by contacting Trina Hess at (219) 926-1443.
complete the application and a medical form, after which the Honor Flight
team works to issue invitations three to four weeks before the flight date.
Scheduled flights are on Wednesdays: April 9, May 7, June 4, July 2, and
July 30. Additional dates will be found on
requirement to pass through security is a valid government-issued state
identification (driverís license, state ID, passport). It is recommended
that you bring two daysí worth of medications with you.
at Midway Airport at 8 p.m.; travel through Washington, D.C. on luxury
buses; participate in a short ceremony at the memorial honoring the fallen.
Wheelchairs will be
available for all veterans and oxygen with a doctorís prescription. Trained
support personnel will also be on hand for every veteran on the flight.