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IN THE NEWS

2017

Nov. 9, 2017, U.S. News, Veterans Receive Warm Welcome in D.C.

November 9, 2017, Orlando Sentenial, War memories stirred in veterans traveling to Washington

November 8, 2017, Honor Flight Fundraiser Breakfast - Buffalo Crossings Assisted Living

October 28, 2017, News Feed, Villages Honor Flight makes final trip of the year

October 18, 2017, Ocala StarBanner, VFW Village veterans take Flightless Honor Flight

October 14, 2017, Daily Commercial, Villages Honor Flight To Carry 1000th Veteran to D.C.

September 8, 2017, Villages Daily Sun. Villages Honor Flight Wet but Successful

September 4, 2017, Villages News, Residents encouraged to welcome home veterans traveling on Villages Honor Flight

August 22, 2017, Villages News, Villages Honor Flight's fourth flight for 2017 will be taking veterans to Washington D.C.

July 10, 2017, Villages News, Steeplechase to host breakfast fundraiser in support of Villages Honor Flight

June 13, 2017, Villages News, WWII Club donates $15,000 to Support VHF

May 27, 2017, Villages Daily Sun, Veteran thankful for letters of support which were part of last week’s Villages Honor Flight

May 24, 2017, Villages Daily Sun, Villages Honor Flight veterans receive rousing welcome home despite delay

May 19, 2017, Villages Daily Sun, 2017 Hurricane Preparedness Guide

Villages Honor Flight Photo Gallery by Villages Daily Sun, Senior Reporter Amy Correnti

May 2, 2017, Villages News,Villages Honor Flight elects new president, founder will serve as chairman of the board

March 8, 2017, Villages News, Quilting Guild of The Villages donates money to Villages Honor Flight, Villagers for Hospice

Jan 29, 2017, Villages News The Villages All-Star Band to perform music of World War II

 

2016

Nov 7, 2016, Villages News Villager on recent Honor Flight ‘can’t remember being so proud to be an American

Nov 11, 2016, Villages News, Show Barn Canteen Dance benefiting Villages Honor Flight

Nov 2, 2016, Villages News, Doo Wop Concert/Dance on Nov. 10 will benefit Villages Honor Flight

Nov 1, 2016, Villages News, Welcome home veterans returning home on Villages Honor Flight

Oct 26, 2016, Villages News, 97-year-old veteran will be model at upcoming Honor Flight fashion show

Oct 22, 2016, Villages News, Villages Honor Flight prepares to take 800th veteran to Washington D.C.

Oct 19, 2016, Villages News, 35 embark on Flightless Honor Flight at VFW Village Home for Veterans

Oct 14, 2016, Villages News, Villages Honor Flight takes to the road for Flightless Honor Flight in Fort McCoy

Oct 2, 2016, Villages News, Villages Honor Flight golf tournament raises thousands to honor vets

Sep 26, 2016, Villages News, Children provide uplifting performance for veterans on Flightless Honor Flight

Sep 15, 2016, Villages News, Villages Honor Flight says ‘thank you’ to one of its earliest supporters

Aug 1, 2016, Villages News, Oldest Vet Fly Honor Flight Passes Away age 99

June 2, 2016, Villages News, Villages Honor Flight needs experienced Guardians for upcoming flights

May 26, 2016, Villages News, Seneca Villas residents salute all their veterans with Honor Flight signs

May 19, 2016, Villages News, Veterans welcomed home after embarking on Villages Honor Flight

May 8, 2016, Villages News, Villager taking orders for signs to honor veterans at golf tourney

March 28, 2016, Villages News, Villages Honor Flight returning to the skies with first flight of 2016

March 20, 2016, Villages News, Tickets available for pair of concerts to benefit Villages Honor Flight

March 9, 2016, Villages News, VHA salutes Honor Flight as Volunteer Organization of the Year

March 6, 2016, Villages News, Villages Honor Flight to receive major award this week from VHA

March 3, 2016, Villages News, Village of Amelia residents overwhelmed by outpouring of support for second annual Salute to Honor Flight

Feb 26, 2016, Villages News, Residents encouraged to cheer on veterans Saturday on ‘Flightless’ Honor Flight

Feb 20, 2016, Villages News, WW2 History Club offers pair of concerts to support Villages Honor Flight

Jan 8, 2016, Villages News, Villages Honor Flight reunion brings veterans and Guardians back together

Jan 6, 2016, Villages News, Villages Honor Flight will be hosting ‘Grand Reunion’ on Friday

 

2015

Dec 5, 2015, Villages News, Concert to benefit Villages Honor Flight on Pearl Harbor Day at American Legion Post 347

Nov 8, 2015, Villages News, Tribute to Veterans set for Wednesday night at Brownwood Paddock Square

Oct 27, 2015, Villages News, Villages Honor Flight welcome home event set for Wednesday night

Oct 25, 2015, Villages News, Villages Honor Flight to transport its oldest veteran this week to Washington D.C.

Oct 11, 2015, Villages News, Honor Flight ventures into new territory with flightless adventure for veterans behind bars

Oct 10, 2015, Villages News, Purple Squad meets for breakfast in advance of Oct. 28 Villages Honor Flight

Sep 26, 2015, Villages News, Crowd, entertainers cheer on Saturday’s Flightless Honor Flight

Sep 26, 2015, Villages News, Korean veterans hold pre-flight breakfast briefing ahead of Oct. 28 Villages Honor Flight

Sep 21, 2015, Villages News, Residents encouraged to cheer on veterans on ‘Flightless’ Honor Flight

Sep 10, 2015, Villages News, Villages Honor Flight marks major milestone in latest trip

Sep 5, 2015, Villages News, Villages Honor Flight takes off Thursday; goes flightless later this month

Aug 23, 2015, Villages News, Villages Honor Flight veterans and Guardians gather for reunion

Aug 7, 2015, Villages News, Villages Honor Flight to fly 500th veteran to D.C. next month

May 16, 2015, Villages News, Blackston Financial offers sizable support for Villages Honor Flight

April 1, 2015, Villages News, Mickey Fanatics raise $6,000 in benefit for Villages Honor Flight

Mar 25, 2015, Villages News, Villages Honor Flight mission salutes Villager, volunteer Bob Kitt

 

2014

Nov 8, 2014, Villages News, WWII vet, his Honor Flight Guardian take in Brad Pitt’s ‘Fury’

Sep 27, 2014, Villages News, Villages Honor Flight soars during its first-ever ‘flightless’ adventure

Aug 19, 2014, Villages News, Villages Honor Flight seeking golfers for Nov. 22 fundraising event

Aug 9, 2014, Villages News, Alumni of Villages Honor Flight gather for reunion at Eisenhower

June 5, 2014, Villages News, Off Broadway Players donate $10,000 to four worthy area causes

May 17, 2014, Villages News, Blackston group donates $3,000 to support Villages Honor Flight

April 12, 2014, Villages News, CERT completes CPR-AED training for Honor Flight Guardians

Mar 23, 2014, Villages News, Villagers will perform ‘Cabaret’ to benefit Honor Flight, SOZO Kids

Mar 16, 2014, Villages News, Villager, father who fought in WWII prep for April Villages Honor Flight

Mar 10, 2014, Villages News, Villages Honor Flight receives $6,500 in donations

Feb 25, 2014, Villages News, Newest group of Honor Flight Guardians taking first step in journey

 

2013

Dec 22, 2013, Villages News, Villages Honor Flight to fly more veterans to D.C. in ’14

Dec. 14, 2013, Villages News,Veterans 4 presents $8,400 check to Villages Honor Flight

Dec 10, 2013, Villages News, Honor Flight receives $6,000 from Parady Financial Group

Nov 22, 2013, Villages News, WWII vet joins 5th graders in flag raising

Nov 8, 2013, Villages News, WWII vet may throw out first tourney pitch

Oct 19, 2013, Villages News, Check, check, check: Villages Honor Flight ‘a go’ for chilly Nov. 2 trip

Oct 12, 2013, Villages News, Villages Honor Flight golf tourney draws big crowd to first-ever event

Oct 5, 2013, Villages News, Congressmen from our area flock to greet members of Villages Honor Flight

Oct 2, 2013, Villages News, Villages Honor Flight to go on Saturday despite government shutdown

Aug 24, 2013, Villages News, World War II veterans to pair with Marines for Sept. 8 Villages Honor Flight

June 23, 2013, Villages News, Villages Honor Flight veterans receive patriotic welcome home in wee hours

 

2012

July 30th, 2012, Villages Daily Sun, Villages Honor Flight In Need of Guardians to Accompany Veterans

June 26th, 2012, Villages Daily Sun, Villages Couple Prepare For Honor Flight

May 31st, 2012, Villages Daily Sun, Veterans Share Experiences From Villages Honor Flight

May 25th, 2012, Orlando Sentinel, Villages Honor Flight to take 25 World War II veterans to D.C. to visit memorials 

April 9th, 2012, Daily Commercial, Villages Honor Flight

Jan, 2012, Talk of the Villages (forum), The Villages Honor Flight (thread)

Jan, 2012, Villages Homeowners Association, The Villages Honor Flight

2011

September 9th, 2011, Sumter Shopper, The Villages Honor Flight

August 8, 2011, Villages Daily Sun, Movement to create Villages branch of Honor Flight, send veterans to Washington finds plenty of support in area

July 5, 2011, Ocala Magazine, Honoring-Our-Veterans

June 17, 2011, Villages Daily Sun, WWII Vets Share Experiences to Wash, DC with Honor Flight

 

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