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May Honor Flight trip dedicated to fallen Fairchild crew

May Honor Flight trip dedicated to fallen Fairchild crew The Inland Northwest chapter planned to escort 89 war veterans on Tuesday, May 27th for their flight to visit Washington D.C. memorials dedicated in their honor. Honor Flight leaders said 75 WWII veterans, 13 Korean War veterans and one Vietnam War
  • News
  • 5 months ago
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Heroes of Puget Sound Honor Flight return to Seattle

Heroes of Puget Sound Honor Flight return to SeattleA hero's welcome home for a group of World War II veterans, who returned to Sea-Tac on Sunday. The 32 veterans, all from Western Washington, just wrapped up an Honor Flight trip.
  • Northwest
  • 6 months ago
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Ben and Jerry's Free Cone Day to benefit Honor Flight

Ben and Jerry's Free Cone Day to benefit Honor Flight The Honor Flight program helps send veterans to see the memorials in Washington D.C.
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  • 6 months, 2 weeks ago
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Teen raises more than $3,000 at 'Honor Flight' nacho feed

Teen raises more than $3,000 at 'Honor Flight' nacho feedAround 170 people attended the nacho feed at the Chewelah American Legion hosted by Justin Peterson. The event raised money for World War II veterans in Washington D.C.
  • News
  • 7 months, 2 weeks ago
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8th grader's goal: raise $100,000 for Inland Northwest Honor Flight

8th grader's goal: raise $100,000 for Inland Northwest Honor FlightJustin Peterson’s original goal was to raise $600. He has raised $66,000 to send close to 100 veterans to Washington D.C. on a trip with donated Southwest Airlines plane tickets.
  • News
  • 8 months, 1 week ago
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Honor Flight movie shows Saturday to raise money

Honor Flight movie shows Saturday to raise moneyThis weekend, a volunteer hopes to raise more money for the flights with a special screening of Honor Flight: The Movie. The documentary follows a special group of veterans’ physical and emotional journey to our nation’s capital.
  • News
  • 9 months, 1 week ago
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Local survivors remember Pearl Harbor

Local survivors remember Pearl HarborThe local chapter of the national Pearl Harbor Survivors Association planned a special ceremony Saturday, on the anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor.
  • News
  • 10 months, 1 week ago
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Pearl Harbor book signing sells out before event begins

Pearl Harbor book signing sells out before event begins A crowd gathered at Auntie’s Bookstore on Monday morning as Pearl Harbor survivors helped raise money for Honor Flight. The group signed copies of ‘Radioman.’
  • News
  • 10 months, 4 weeks ago
Honor Flight

Pearl Harbor survivors sign books Monday for Honor Flight fundraiser

Pearl Harbor survivors sign books Monday for Honor Flight fundraiserThe Inland Northwest honor flight helped bring him and his brothers in arms back to see the memorial built in their honor.
  • Honor Flight
  • 11 months, 2 weeks ago
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First Vietnam veteran to go on Honor Flight dies

First Vietnam veteran to go on Honor Flight diesRoger Fleishour was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer three years ago. Honor Flight made an exception for him and made sure he got on the next flight to Washington D.C. in July.
  • News
  • 11 months, 2 weeks ago
Local

Final 2013 Honor Flight returns to Spokane

Final 2013 Honor Flight returns to Spokane A crowd gathered at Spokane International Airport Wednesday night to welcome 85 local World War II veterans back home. The flight took off on Tuesday, taking the veterans to Washington D.C. to see the memorials paying tribute to their service.
  • Local
  • 11 months, 3 weeks ago
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Final Honor Flight of 2013 takes off

Final Honor Flight of 2013 takes offDon “Tuffy” Morton, 89, was one of the many veterans heading to Washington D.C. to see the memorials dedicated to them.
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  • 11 months, 3 weeks ago
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Final Inland Northwest Honor Flight dedicated to Delbert Belton

Final Inland Northwest Honor Flight dedicated to Delbert BeltonThe flight is scheduled for Tuesday, October 29 at 8 a.m. The veterans will gather in the Alaska Airlines baggage claim area at the Spokane Airport at 5:45 a.m.
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  • 12 months ago
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Honor Flight CD "In Your Honor" makes Grammy list

Honor Flight CD "In Your Honor" makes Grammy list"In Your Honor" is on the list in the category of Best Engineered Album. Karl Bingle was the engineer.
  • News
  • 1 year ago
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Terminally-ill Vietnam veteran back from Honor Flight

Terminally-ill Vietnam veteran back from Honor Flight Bob Kelly, 59, thought he would never get a chance to see the Vietnam Wall or the Changing of the Guard at Arlington National Cemetery. Doctors diagnosed Kelly with terminal cancer last year in his bladder, lungs and bloodstream.
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  • 1 year ago
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Handwritten letters delivered to Honor Flight veterans

Handwritten letters delivered to Honor Flight veterans Veterans received a surprise about an hour before landing. Their friends and family wrote handwritten notes and letters. The letter told each of the men how much they were loved and how proud their loved ones are of their service to our country.
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  • 1 year ago
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World War II pilot visits memorial in his honor

World War II pilot visits memorial in his honor85 local veterans left Washington D.C. Wednesday afternoon after visiting the memorials built in their honor. KREM 2’s Randy Shaw went on the trip with the group and has one of the veteran’s story.
  • News
  • 1 year ago
Honor Flight

Gunner in World War II visits memorials in Washington D.C

Gunner in World War II visits memorials in Washington D.CGunner in World War II visits memorials in Washington D.C
  • Honor Flight
  • 1 year ago
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Honor Flight homecoming

Honor Flight homecomingHonor Flight homecoming
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  • 1 year ago
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Honor Flight veterans given heroes' welcome home

Honor Flight veterans given heroes' welcome homeThe World War II veterans were taken via Honor Flight to see the memorials built in their honor. The group stopped at all of the major memorials in DC during their two-day trip.
  • News
  • 1 year ago
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Nearly 90 veterans land in D.C. for Honor Flight

Nearly 90 veterans land in D.C. for Honor FlightNearly 90 veterans land in D.C. for Honor Flight
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  • 1 year ago
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Local Honor Flight veterans head to Washington, D.C.

Local Honor Flight veterans head to Washington, D.C. 85 World War II veterans are traveling on this latest Honor Flight. The idea that they may have served together and never met brought them together.
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  • 1 year ago
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Honor Flight holding BBQ fundraiser in Chewelah

Honor Flight holding BBQ fundraiser in ChewelahSupporters can support the cause by buying a five dollar barbeque cheeseburger lunch.
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  • 1 year, 2 months ago
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Reports: At least 24 dead in Spain train derailment

Reports: At least 24 dead in Spain train derailment A train traveling in northwestern Spain derailed Wednesday night, toppling passenger cars on their sides and leaving at least one torn open as smoke rose into the air.
  • Honor Flight
  • 1 year, 2 months ago
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Patriotic welcome greets Vietnam veteran battling terminal cancer

Patriotic welcome greets Vietnam veteran battling terminal cancer Fleishour was welcomed back at Spokane International Airport by many friends who had asked Honor Flight to take him on the trip early along with his son in uniform. His son saluted him.
  • News
  • 1 year, 3 months ago
Local

Vietnam vet with terminal cancer gets Honor Flight

Vietnam vet with terminal cancer gets Honor FlightThe Inland Northwest Honor Flight arranged a special trip for 66-year-old Roger Fleishour.
  • Local
  • 1 year, 3 months ago
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“In Your Honor” CD brings $22,978 to Honor Flight

“In Your Honor” CD brings $22,978 to Honor FlightThe CD was sold primarily at Rosauer’s store locations and nationwide on the internet, hitting the height of Number 6 in the United States on Amazon.com.
  • News
  • 1 year, 4 months ago
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Fundraisers benefiting Honor Flight

Fundraisers benefiting Honor Flight The proceeds from these events will go to Honor Flight to help pay for a veteran’s trip to Washington, D.C. to see the monuments built in their honor.
  • Honor Flight
  • 1 year, 4 months ago
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Honor Flight veteran thanks organizers and donors

Honor Flight veteran thanks organizers and donorsThe Lewiston man asked Honor Flight organizers if he could take ad in the newspaper showing his appreciation.
  • News
  • 1 year, 4 months ago
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Honor Flight fulfills the dreams of 95 Spokane veterans

Honor Flight fulfills the dreams of 95 Spokane veteransNearly 100 veterans traveled to Washington, D.C. last week to begin the first Inland Northwest Honor Flight Trip.
  • Honor Flight
  • 1 year, 5 months ago