Honor Flight Austin is gearing up for their first flight of 2013 on April 26-27. The Huffington Post published an article explaining the importance of flying our WWII Veterans to see the memorial built to honor their service and sacrifice. Time is of the essence! The most recent statistics provided by the Veterans Administration (VA) tell us that an estimated 642 World War II veterans pass away each and every day. While the declining numbers appear assuaging, one must keep in mind that every year, every day, there are fewer of these veterans still with us. The latest VA estimate puts that number at 1.4 million — out of more than 16 million men and women who served in our armed forces during World War II.
Read more about how Honor Flight Austin is serving our Nation’s Greatest Generation and how you can help.