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Brushy Creek Area Honor Flight is coming back!
Posted: Jan 28 2013 by ppowers

The Brushy Creek Area Honor Flight is announcing another Honor Flight. This flight will target the remaining World War II Veterans who could not go on one of the previous Honor Flights and will include Korean War Veterans. Veterans of the "Forgotten War" Korean War veterans must have had one day of active duty between June 1,1950 and January 31,1955. Participating Honor Flight Veterans will leave Fort Dodge Regional Airport on a date to be announced and fly to Dulles airport in Virginia and be transported to Washington,D.C. to visit their memorials. These memorials will include the World War II, Korean War, Vietnam War,and Lincoln Memorials. Following a visit to the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier to witness the changing of the guard the veterans will be transported to the Iwo Jima Memorial. The veterans will then leave Dulles airport to arrive back home in Fort Dodge later that evening. All World War II and Korean War Veterans will fly free and must be accompanied by a guardian who must pay for that privilege and experience. Each flight approximates $100,000 and organizers will announce the exact date of the flight when donations approach that figure. Brushy Creek Area Honor Flight is a 501c (3) corporation and is seeking donations for this upcoming flight. Donations are deductible and are greatly appreciated. Donations made payable to Brushy Creek Area Honor Flight and mailed to 320 South 12th Street, Fort Dodge,Iowa 50501. Ideally if a donor chose to send a World War II or Korean War Veteran it would sure lighten the load. A donation of $600 would provide a veteran with a "trip of a lifetime",however all donations of any size are most appreciated. Applications for both the veterans and guardians may be acquired from any participating Veterans Affairs office either in person or by downloading on line or from any board member or by calling 515-576-0671 and an application will be sent out. All applications must be completed in full and be received after January 1,2013. All qualifying veterans will be chosen for this flight on a first come first served basis. A limited number of seats for this flight will be available.

The Brushy Creek Area Honor Flight is announcing another Honor Flight. This flight will target the remaining World War II Veterans who could not go on one of the previous Honor Flights and will include Korean War Veterans. Veterans of the "Forgotten War" Korean War veterans must have had one day of active duty between June 1,1950 and January 31,1955. Participating Honor Flight Veterans will leave Fort Dodge Regional Airport on a date to be announced and fly to Dulles airport in Virginia and be transported to Washington,D.C. to visit their memorials. These memorials will include the World War II, Korean War, Vietnam War,and Lincoln Memorials. Following a visit to the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier to witness the changing of the guard the veterans will be transported to the Iwo Jima Memorial. The veterans will then leave Dulles airport to arrive back home in Fort Dodge later that evening. All World War II and Korean War Veterans will fly free and must be accompanied by a guardian who must pay for that privilege and experience. Each flight approximates $100,000 and organizers will announce the exact date of the flight when donations approach that figure. Brushy Creek Area Honor Flight is a 501c (3) corporation and is seeking donations for this upcoming flight. Donations are deductible and are greatly appreciated. Donations made payable to Brushy Creek Area Honor Flight and mailed to 320 South 12th Street, Fort Dodge,Iowa 50501. Ideally if a donor chose to send a World War II or Korean War Veteran it would sure lighten the load. A donation of $600 would provide a veteran with a "trip of a lifetime",however all donations of any size are most appreciated. Applications for both the veterans and guardians may be acquired from any participating Veterans Affairs office either in person or by downloading on line or from any board member or by calling 515-576-0671 and an application will be sent out. All applications must be completed in full and be received after January 1,2013. All qualifying veterans will be chosen for this flight on a first come first served basis. A limited number of seats for this flight will be available.

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