77th Flight of Honor Austin brings 36 female veterans to Washington, DC

This will be Honor Flight Austin’s third all-women flight.

AUSTIN, Texas – This year marks the 10th anniversary of Honor flight Austin. However, this particular trip is special as it is the third all-women flight.

Thirty-six female veterans of the Korean Conflict, Vietnam War and Cold War will embark on Honor Flight Austin’s 77th voyage to Washington, DC

Honor Flight Austin is an organization dedicated to showing gratitude to American veterans and getting high-ranking heroes to see war memorials. The organization honors veterans who served in the States and abroad in World War II, Korea and Vietnam and who live in the 14 counties around Austin.

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“Because America felt it was important to erect a memorial to the service and ultimate sacrifice of its veterans, Honor Flight Network believes it is equally important that they be able to actually visit and experience YOUR memorial,” its website reads.

All flights are free for veterans and funded by donations. This flight is sponsored by Appreciation of the HEB operation, Texas Border Bank and the Beal women.

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“The Central Texas community loves and supports its veterans. Through your donations, Honor Flight Austin has reached the milestone of taking its 77th flight to Washington DC to pay tribute to our heroes,” said Matt Mathias, Chairman of Honor Flight Austin.

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Laura Coffey

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