Send a Veteran to Washington D.C

Honor Flight Columbus is helping veterans reach war memorials at no cost to them.

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Collectively, over 21 million veterans served in both World War II and the Korean War. Of those individuals, there were an estimated 500,000 casualties, and another 800,000 wounded. As of 2013, the estimated amount of living veterans from both of these wars was 3.3 million, around 15% of all veterans combined from these two wars.

What's even more eye opening, is the fact that our World War II veterans are dying at a rate of approximately 492 per day. Now just think about how many of those individuals haven't been given the opportunity to visit memorials dedicated to their important service to our country.

That's where Honor Flight comes in. Active since 2005, The Honor Flight Network has one primary goal: Honor our nation's senior veterans with a trip to Washington, D.C. to visit their war memorials at no cost to them. Since the Columbus network's establishment in 2007, 3,679 veterans from World War II and the Korean War have been flown to their respective memorials, and overall, the Honor Flight network has flown 138,817 veterans.

The goal of the Honor Flight Columbus network this year is to fly 492 veterans. To achieve this goal, Honor Flight is asking you to help sponsor a veteran, and give them this once in a lifetime opportunity. The cost of sponsoring a veteran is $500. For more information on how you can help volunteer or donate, visit The Honor Flight Columbus Website. All 3 of our locations will also be accepting donations at any register.