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AXA Makes 2018 Donation to HFS!

What an awesome group! Honor Flight Syracuse board members gathered with AXA US staff yesterday to thank them for their generous donation to our mission. In addition to providing funds as one of our major sponsors, AXA staff dedicate hundreds of hours as HFS volunteers throughout the year. THANK YOU AXA!

Key Bank Donates to HFS!

Key Bank Donates to HFS!

We are blessed to have the support of amazing community groups. We recently met with leadership from Key Bank to receive a generous donation in support of our mission to thank and honor our community’s veterans. Pictured left to right are: Key Bank Regional Sales Manager Joe Messineo, Key Bank Senior VP Stephen D. Fournier, …

4th Annual Veterans Day Dinner

On Wednesday, 8 November, the CNY Veterans Recognition Foundation is holding their 4th Annual Veterans Day Dinner at the Welch Allyn Lodge. Known simply as The Lodge , this beautiful facility lies on the pristine wooded campus of Welch Allyn’s headquarters in scenic Skaneateles, located just 20 minutes from downtown Syracuse. It provides the perfect …

Mission #006: Mission Accomplished! – Thanks to All!

Dear Volunteers, Supporters, and Friends, On behalf of Dick Blansett, John McMakin and myself who led HFS Hancock hub-end Ground Team events for Mission 6, an immense “Thank You!” to the Honor Flight Syracuse volunteers and organizations who contributed so much to the success of this past Saturday, including: Syracuse Hancock Airport Fire Department, for the Water Cannon Salute; …

Carthage Community Rallies Around Veterans

The Carthage community gave support to three North Country veterans who participated in Mission 4 with Honor Flight Syracuse in October 2014. The men, who fought in World War II, the Korean War and Vietnam, were among 60 veterans on the flight from Syracuse to Washington, D.C., to visit the national monuments. Carthage sent their …

SRC LEADS THE WAY IN HONORING THE “GREATEST GENERATION”

CORPORATE SPONSOR A TRUE PARTNER FOR HONOR FLIGHT SYRACUSE Since Honor Flight Syracuse (HFS) formed in 2012, we’ve brought more than 300 veterans to Washington, DC to visit their memorials. This massive undertaking would not be possible without dedicated volunteers, amazing Guardians, wonderful medical staff and strong corporate support. Since day one, SRC, Inc. has …

Mission 004: Accomplished; Mission 005: Cleared for April 25

On October 4, 2014, Honor Flight Syracuse completed its fourth mission. Sixty-three veterans from across CNY traveled to Washington, DC with their comrades and guardians. The o’ dark thirty departure was no trouble for our heroes thanks to dozens of cheery volunteers that helped with check-in and security at the airport. After a warm welcome …

HFS Board Letter

Dear Friends, Happy New Year! Welcome, and thank you for reading our new “Flight Briefing – One Lasting Mission” newsletter. This quarterly Honor Flight Syracuse communication will share updates, news, pictures, and, of course, our appreciation for you – our most dedicated HFS supporters, volunteers, mission guardians and veteran alumni. It’s hard to believe how …

CNY Veterans Day Dinner Fundraiser Check Presentation to HFS

December 22, 2014 The First Annual Central New York (CNY) Veterans Day Dinner Committee presented a check for the proceeds from their highly successful 2014 inaugural event. The CMTE has already begun planning for our 2015 event which is planned to be held again, Veterans Day, November 11, 2015 at the Lodge at Welch Allyn …

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