Flag City Honor Flight for local veterans scheduled


Honor Flight: 8 a.m., Toledo Express Airport, 11013 Airport Highway, Swanton.

FINDLAY — The Flag City Honor Flight will fly 80 veterans and their guardians to Washington D.C. to visit the war memorials on June 11 and Sept. 24.

Veterans will depart from Findlay and Brookdale Farmington Hills, Michigan, at 4 a.m. Following breakfast at Grand Aire Hangar, the group will depart Toledo Express Airport via charter jet at 8 a.m., arriving at Baltimore-Washington International airport at 9:30 a.m.

The group will then travel by bus to the WWII, Korean and Vietnam memorials and watch the Changing of the Guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery.

The return flight will arrive in Toledo at Grand Aire Hangar at 9:45 p.m. A welcome home ceremony with family members and mail-call will follow. Public is welcome. The Findlay caravan should arrive around midnight. Michigan and Toledo area Veterans should follow the same timetable.

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Honor Flight: 8 a.m., Toledo Express Airport, 11013 Airport Highway, Swanton.

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