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Honor Flight Mission 17: Berniece's Story

Updated: 09/10/2014 - Eight-six veterans will take part in the Never Forgotten Honor Flight mission 17 Monday, departing from the Central Wisconsin airport.

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Vets Leave CWA Monday on Honor Flight

Updated: 04/16/2014 - The 15th mission of the Never Forgotten Honor Flight will take off from the Central Wisconsin Airport early Monday morning.

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Merrill Honor Flight Veteran Surprised with Sponsorship

Updated: 10/18/2013 - It's a trip of a lifetime for our nation's heroes. On Monday more than 90 local vets will take off on the 14th mission of The Never Forgotten Honor Flight. While the trip is free to veterans, guardians do have to pay for the honor of escorting them. But thanks to one Merrill business, a local vet and his guardian will both take the trip for free.

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14th Never Forgotten Honor Flight to Travel as Planned

Updated: 10/05/2013 - For many of our veterans, The Never Forgotten Honor Flight is the most important mission they will ever fly. It gives them a chance to share long lost memories and heal from the wounds of war. But as the government remains shutdown so do the monuments built to honor them.

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Memorial Day Special: Korean Vet Opens Up About Experience on the Front Lines

Updated: 05/27/2013 - From parades to cookouts, many of us are marking Memorial Day celebrating our freedom and the men and women who died for it. While many veterans don't like to share their experiences, The Never Forgotten Honor Flight has a way of getting many of them to open up, some for the very first time.

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Another Never Forgotten Honor Flight Takes Vets to D.C.

Updated: 05/15/2013 - The 12th Never Forgotten Honor Flight from Central and North Central Wisconsin took 95 veterans from the Korean War, 3 from WWII and 1 from Vietnam to see the memorials in Washington, D.C. free of charge.

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"Honor Flight" Premiers Locally To Rave Reviews

Updated: 12/07/2012 - What started as a three minute clip on YouTube is now a feature length film opening to rave reviews. "Honor Flight" documents the journies of four WWII veterans and a group of Midwest volunteers as they race against the clock to give them a trip of a lifetime.

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Students Surprise Tomahawk Veterans with Honor Flight Trip

Updated: 11/12/2012 - They were surprised during Monday's Veterans Day celebration at the school complex, which this year centered around the organization that takes veterans to Washington, D.C. to see the memorials made in their honor.

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UPDATE: Veterans Land Safely in Washington D.C.

Updated: 09/24/2012 - Dozens of veterans from our area who boarded the Never Forgotten Honor Flight are now in Washington D.C. visiting the monuments at our nation's capitol that commemorate their service.

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Monday's Honor Flight has Special Guests Aboard

Updated: 09/24/2012 - Walter John Chilsen, a bombardier during World War II, saw his share of action while flying in nearly 18 missions. However, his most captivating one was the 14th.

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Honor Flight Luncheon Honors Spouses

Updated: 04/23/2012 - Monday was an emotional day, not just for the dozens of veterans on the Honor Flight, but their spouses too. The Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum put on a luncheon just for them. It wasn't just to entertain theses spouses or help them pass the time. Kathy Foley says, "But capture the stories of the spouses as well. They're going to engage in activities that are part of our "Spark" program, which are using artworks to spark or trigger memories."

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Son of Local Iwo Jima Hero Speaks to Honor Flight Vets

Updated: 10/19/2011 - Making an appearance on the Never Forgotten Honor Flight trip was Mark Bradley, the son of John Bradley, the Antigo native whose likeness appears in the Iwo Jima Memorial in Washington D.C.

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