Talons Out Honor Flight Sends 1,000th Vet to DC
Michigan's Talons Out Honor Flight goes to Washington DC for the 14th time!
The word is out, Talons Out Honor Flight Mission 14 is taking off on September 15th and major milestone will take place. This flight will mark honoring 1,000 men and woman who have bravely served our country. In fact, the pres release boast.
Every flight is filled with veterans who are humble heroes that have amazing stories and this flight is no different.
Vice President of Talons Out Honor Flight stated,
“Honoring our southern Michigan heroes is what Talons Out does. Being able to share these veterans’ stories and their part in history with our communities is an absolute privilege."
This next flight will include 100 year old Master Sergeant Julius Gimesky who served in the U.S. Army Air Corp, stationed in Hawaii and was present for the Pearl Harbor bombings. He is one of many men and woman who risked their lives for our freedom.
Talons Out is a non-profit non-profit organization honoring World War II, Korean War veterans and terminally ill veterans from all conflicts with an all-expense paid Washington, D.C. trip to visit their memorial.
If you would like to help support these great men and woman the community is invited to the Air Zoo on September 15 to welcome these heroes home. Doors open at 6:00 pm. Veterans are expected to arrive around 9:00 pm.