Badger Honor Flight To Depart From Dane County Regional Airport

May 18, 2012
Brent S. McHenry 608-661-6442 or 608-575-6338



Badger Honor Flight To Depart From Dane County Regional Airport

Madion, WI -An Honor Flight for World War II veterans will depart from Dane County Regional Airport (MSN) on Saturday, May 19, 2012. This flight, which includes more than 90 Wisconsin-area veterans, will depart from Madison on a chartered flight bound for Washington, D.C. for a daylong VIP excursion.

The veterans will visit the World War II Memorial as well as other memorials in the Washington, D.C. area. Badger Honor Flight, a Wisconsin organization established to honor World War II veterans, coordinated this flight.

Because of financial and physical challenges, this trip presents the only opportunity for many of these men and women to visit the national memorial dedicated to their service and sacrifice.

            WHO:               90 South-central Wisconsin World War II Veterans

            WHAT:             World War II Honor Flight to Washington, D.C.

            WHEN:             Saturday, May 19, 2012

              6:00 a.m.  Welcome and Send-off
              9:15 p.m.  Welcome Home Celebration

            WHERE:          Dane County Regional Airport – Main Terminal – Ground Floor

            HOW:               Media planning to attend should contact Brent McHenry, 608-661-6442