HFR Welcomes Home M64 Veterans on 4/7

There are 57 Veterans slated to fly on Mission 64. They include 6 World War II veterans, 31 Korean War veterans, 15 Cold War veterans and 5 Vietnam veterans. They served in the in U.S. Army (37), U.S. Navy (11), U.S Air Force (6), U.S. Marine Corps (2) and U.S. Coast Guard (1).

“We are excited to start our eleventh year of operations and look forward to sharing our community’s thanks with more area Veterans. With ten successful years behind us, this year we have reorganized our operations to achieve more efficiencies and greater volunteer opportunities as we start a new decade of service. Mission 64 is the result of those efforts,” said HFR Co-founder & Chairman of the Board Peter J. Glennon (Maj. USAF ret.).

This is the first of six missions for 2019. Not including Mission 64, HFR has escorted 3,045 men and women veterans on 63 Missions, all funded through the generous of donations from our community including individuals, organizations, corporations and hundreds of volunteers. People interested in volunteering or donating to HFR can find information on www.HonorFlightRochester.org.

Mission 76 (62 vets)
April 15-16
Mission 77 (62 vets)
May 13-14
Mission 78 (62 vets)
June 17-18
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.