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Honor Flight scaling back on applications PDF Print E-mail
Written by Sentinel-Tribune Staff   
Tuesday, 02 July 2013 09:44
Honor Flight will be scaling back on the acceptance of veterans applications, beginning this month.
According to a press release sent Monday, the organization will be making the reduction due to the volume of veteran applications being submitted, and the number of veterans on their waiting list, which number more than 600 as of late June. Also a factor is the decrease in overall funding and an increase in the cost of each flight. The trips cost a little over $72,000 each.
The organization will continue to accept veteran applications from World War II veterans, but only those who have not already seen the World War II Memorial.
As of Monday, no further applications will be accepted from veterans of the Korean War, Vietnam War, and other conflicts.
The group has one more flight taking place this year, scheduled for Oct. 9. Two flights are anticipated in 2014.
The release additionally alerted veterans who have not yet applied that there are several other Honor Flight "hubs" in the state of Ohio, including:
•    Flag City Honor Flight, Findlay.
•    Honor Flight CAK, Akron/Canton.
•    Honor Flight Cleveland.
•    Honor Flight Columbus.
•    Honor Flight Dayton.
•    Honor Flight Tri-State, Cincinnati.
Information on these Honor Flight "hubs" can be found at: http://www.honorflight.org/programs/allregionalhubs.cfm.
Honor Flight Northwest Ohio may be contacted at (419) 410-7729 and This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
 

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