"We fly Central NY heroes to Washington, DC to visit and reflect together at their memorials."

Honoring American Veterans

The Mission of Honor Flight is More Than Timely...

It is Urgent!

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To travel as a WWII Veteran, Click Here To Make a Donation To Honor Flight To view our Mission Photos, Click Here If you wish to Volunteer or Sponsor

HFS serves ten counties in the greater Central NY area, and we're one of 130 Regional Hubs in the National Honor Flight Network. Across America we lose nearly 1,000 World War II & Korean War Vets a day! Time is running out to THANK the Greatest Generation!

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Honoring Veterans

Honor Flight Syracuse flies Central NY heroes to Washington, DC to visit and reflect together at their memorials.

In accordance with Honor Flight policy, priority order for each mission is given to elder WWII veterans, Korean War veterans and terminally ill veterans from any era.  In addition, we’re including veterans of the Vietnam War and other eras. Our goal is to provide the Honor Flight experience to every veteran who desires to fly with us.

We generally fly two missions per year, one in late April, the other in late September or early October.  We’re continually accepting applications for our future missions. Veteran applications are prioritized in the order in which they are received, except in extraordinary circumstances. Please review the Frequently Asked Questions for details.

Honor Flight Syracuse, Inc. is a fully registered New York State 501c3 public charity and is entirely volunteer led. Our region encompasses 10 counties: Cayuga, Onondaga, Oswego, Cortland, Madison, Oneida, Herkimer, Jefferson, Lewis, and St. Lawrence.

Honor Flight Syracuse

Mission #016
Planned: Apr. 30, 2022
Mission #015
Completed: Sep. 25, 2021
Mission #014
Completed: Sep. 28, 2019
Mission #013
Completed: Apr. 27, 2019
Mission #012
Completed: Sep. 29, 2018
Mission #011
Completed: Apr. 28, 2018
Mission #010
Completed: Sep. 30, 2017
Mission #009
Completed: Apr. 29, 2017
Mission #008
Completed: Oct. 1, 2016
Mission #007
Completed: Apr. 30, 2016
Mission #006
Completed: Oct. 3, 2015
Mission #005
Completed: Apr. 25, 2015
Mission #004
Completed: Oct. 4, 2014
Mission #003
Completed: Apr. 5, 2014
Mission #002
Completed: Oct. 5, 2013
Mission #001
Completed: Oct. 6, 2012
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 Rochester and Buffalo area's to visit and register with their local Honor Flight hubs before registering with Syracuse Honor Flight.

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Honor Flight Mission 2 alumni Howard Hall received a Centenarian Salute this past Saturday, January 15th, to celebrate his service and his 102nd birthday. HFS volunteer and son, John Hall, presented his dad with a flag from Congressman John Katko’s office that has been flown over the US Capitol along with a Proclamation. Many of Howard’s family members were in attendance to celebrate him.

Howard served in WWII in the U.S. Army, 32nd Infantry Division in the Phillipines from 1942-45. He is a life long resident of Oswego, NY.

Happy birthday, Howard, and thank you for your service to our country.
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Happiest of birthdays , Mr. Hall!! Such a wonderful man!!

Wishing you a Happy 102 Mr Hall!

Happy birthday, Mr. Hall! Cheers!

Awe, very nice!! Happy Birthday

Thank you for your service Sir

Very Happy Birthday - stay warm and safe!!

Happy birthday Sir. ♥️🤍💙🎂

Happy birthday thanks for your service

Happy Birthday Sir!!

Congratulations! Happy 102nd Birthday and thank you for your Service. Well deserved presentation. I was on Honor Flight Mission 15

Happy Birthday! Thank you for your service and dedication!

Awe this is amazing! Happy Birthday and thank you for your service, sir!

Oh Bless his heart. Happy Birthday Mr. Hall and thank you for your service.

Happy birthday Howard! Thank you for your service!

Happy Birthday and thank you for your service!

Happy Birthday!!

Happy Birthday

Happy birthday 🎉👏🏻🇺🇸

Happy Birthday 🇺🇸🇺🇸

Happy birthday!🎂

Wonderful ..thank you for ur service

Honor Flight Syracuse honors their Centenarians. Get your loved on our Mission list by sending in a Veteran application. Www.honorflightsyracuse.org You won’t regret it! They also honor your deceased loved ones. Check it out!

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Honor Flight Syracuse is proud to share footage and a behind-the-scenes look at Mission #015. We hope you enjoy this moving tribute to our veterans, and join us in thanking them for their service as we continue to support them through Honor Flight Syracuse initiatives. Special thank you to all of our Mission #015 supporters, and to Honor Flight Syracuse volunteer Dick Calagiovanni for creating this wonderful video. ... See MoreSee Less

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What a wonderful tribute to our veterans. It brought back many wonderful of being on Honor Flight 14 with my husband who was a veteran of Viet Nam. It was the last trip we took together before his passing and it meant the world to him. I was also present when Honor Flight 15 returned home to Syracuse! Thank you to all our Veterans and Welcome Home! 🇺🇸

I want to thank everyone involved in this post It was a great tribute to all service men and women of this great nation. Thank you Honor Flight Syracuse number 15 for all you have done for our service men and women thank you from the bottom of my heart. Thank you all

Such a wonderful post. Thank you Honor Flight 15. Syracuse N Y

Please join us in congratulating Jack & Angie Gregory, the first recipients of the Honor Flight Syracuse "Volunteer Appreciation Award." We honor and recognize Jack and Angie for volunteer service above self in support of our veterans, and for playing such an instrumental role in helping get Honor Flight Syracuse off the ground in 2012. Their service, support and generosity are an inspiration to all of us and we thank them for always putting our veterans first! ... See MoreSee Less

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Thank you for your selfless service to Honor Flight and for making a difference in the lives of all our veterans. Congratulations on leading the way with this award.

Congratulations!! Thank you for your unselfish service to veterans and the Honor Flight program.

Congratulations 👏🎉 Great job by all of you with Honor Flight!!

Thank you for your dedication and dedication to our veterans!

Thank you so much you have done for the veterans. Thank you

Congratulations and thank you for such a wonderful honor for our Veterans! Well done!

Very proud and thank you very much for doing this ceremony when both John H Gregory IV and I could be there, despite the subzero temperatures, it meant a lot for us to be there as you gave Angie and my dad this honor!! ❤

Thank you for honoring our veterans.

Congratulations and thank you!

Thank you for all you have done over the years to honor the veterans.

Congratulations

wonderful ❤

Thank you.

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