PERSONNEL CHANGE FOR HONOR FLIGHT

March 21, 2021
After three plus years of extraordinary leadership, Dave Nichols is handing the reins of Honor Flight over to Dave Smith (above), founder of San Diego Honor Flight. David...
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A WARRIOR'S PASSING

March 14, 2021
Flags of Our Heroes was started by Dave Bauer, a Vietnam Veteran and long time Honor Flight supporter. He passed away a week ago and will be sadly missed by all who knew...
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BOB DOLE CALLED TODAY...

February 25, 2021
To my surprise, Senator Dole called today out of the blue to say that he was feeling pretty good given he had just had day one of his treatment. I think that he likes to...
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EXPANDED HONOR FLIGHT BOOK

December 20, 2020
I met Earl Morse and Jeff Miller in the Spring of 2005. My book on the new WWII Memorial was just out and so I was at the Memorial frequently. They would ultimately devis...
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CENTRAL MISSOURI NOVEMBER 12, 2019

September 20, 2020
LAST FLIGHT OF THE SEASON I met Central Missouri Honor Flight at the airport where once again the DCA Honor Flight Volunteers performed the miracle of fish and loaves by...
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FLIGHT OF CHAMPIONS: STARS AND STRIPES 10/19/2019 Part Four Homecoming

September 18, 2020
Homecoming It's hard to describe the intensity of easily 5000 plus people lined up in a gauntlet which it's a pleasure to run and run I did. By time everyone it was over...
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FLIGHT OF CHAMPIONS: STARS AND STRIPES 10/19/2019 Part Three

September 18, 2020
MAIL CALL We arrived back at BWI after another exciting United States Park Police escort. It's amazing how traffic disappears when you have a couple of motorcycles lea...
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FLIGHT OF CHAMPIONS: STARS AND STRIPES 10/19/2019 Part Two

September 17, 2020
Once aloft, the Green Bay Packers showed why they are so loved by their Wisconsin fans. As soon as the seat belt sign was extinguished, the Packers were out of their seat...
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FLIGHT OF CHAMPIONS: STARS AND STRIPES 10/19/2019 Part One

September 15, 2020
I heard that Stars and Stripes had been approached by the Green Bay Packers to do a special flight with retired Packers players as guardians. The Packers promised to get...
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SAN DIEGO MAY 5, 2019

June 12, 2019
There were ten plus Honor Flights coming into BWI this morning and so I found myself going through security multiple times as I tried to greet several flights. San Diego...
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HERDING CATS: COLUMBUS AND NEVADA

June 02, 2019
I was at the WWII Memorial to photograph Senator Dole yesterday. And while I intended to make a few frames and leave. Nevada and Columbus came in together and some four h...
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BLUE RIDGE HONOR FLIGHT 05-04-2019

May 13, 2019
This was Blue Ridge's first flight into BWI and they used Allegiant Airlines to save money. Not much of an inconvenience as the Park Police provided an escort down the BW...
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SUPER SATURDAY MAY 12, 2019

May 13, 2019
Too many hubs to plan anything so I decided to motorcycle around the Mall to see how many hubs I could catch. A bit random but it worked out nicely. At the WWII Memorial...
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BWI WELCOME 05-04-2019

May 12, 2019
Living in DC, it's much easier to get to Reagan Airport than BWI but I wanted to cover the ground crew there as well for future publication. Not being a morning person, I...
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HONOR FLIGHT SATURDAY 04/27/2019

May 02, 2019
Breezy winds kept the banners blowing and the spirits high on this beautiful day in April. There were ten hubs on the roster and i spent the day at the WWII Memorial and...
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