Mission 38 Information


Date Mission 38 Arrives Home: September 28, 2014
Flight Number: Southwest Flight 699
Arrival Time: 11:25 am

It will take approximately 20 minutes to help the veterans disembark from the jet.

WELCOME HOME CELEBRATION

Begins approximately 12:00-12:20

Emcee– Rebecca Leclair, Channel 10
Color Guard – RIT ROTC Color Guard
Keynote Speaker: John White, Vietnam veteran
Music: Fairport FD Band
Honor Guard: Patriot Guard Riders

To date, Honor Flight Rochester has flown 1717 total WWII, Korean and Vietnam Veterans.

This flight consists of 45 male veterans:
18 World War II Veterans
25 Korean Veterans
1 World War II & Korean Veteran and
1 Vietnam Veteran.

Mission 38 Veterans By Branch of Service:
12 Navy veterans
22 Army veterans
2 Army Air Corps veterans
3 Air Force veteran
6 Marine Corps veterans

We anticipate the veterans coming through to the crowd at around 11:40. A 30-minute ceremony begins around 12:15PM at the airport ground floor reception room.

Mission 74 (59 vets)
October 1-2
Mission 75 (60 vets)
October 22-23
Unfortunately veterans cannot choose what flight they will travel on due to medical and logistic issues associated with the flight process. We also encourage veterans from the Syracuse and Buffalo area's to visit and register with their local Honor Flight hubs before registering with Rochester Honor Flight.