SPOKANE, Wash. – The Inland Northwest Honor Flight has given more than 600 local veterans an all-expense paid trip to Washington, D.C. to see the memorials built in their honor. The trips are solely made possible through donations.
This 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.
Nicole Holland is organizing the event. She is a military volunteer for Horizon Hospice with a special place in her heart for veterans. Her father and both her grandfathers served for our country. Holland also attends the Inland Northwest Honor Flight returns at the Spokane International Airport so that she can thank local veterans in person.
“It’s such a humble generation and they don’t ask for anything,” Holland said. “For me, it’s just so important that we give back to them and that we recognize, really, the sacrifices they went through and the freedoms that they’ve ensured in our country.”
Honor Flight: The Movie will show Saturday, Jan. 18 at 3 p.m. at Turning Point Open Bible Church at 11911 N. Division.
Tickets may be purchased in advance online by clicking here or at the door for $5. Veterans get in free.