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Honor Flights – September 2019
September 7, 2019 @ 07:50 - 15:30 EDT
There will be veterans arriving in buses from the list below. For many of the WWII, Korean War and Vietnam
War Veterans, this may be their first and last trip to visit the memorials created for them. Our goal is to salute
and welcome them as they visit the memorials.
All available cadets should arrive at the World War II Memorial in dress white uniform to meet the veterans when
they arrive to thank them for their service and give them a welcome home that some never received. Cadets
need to muster near the WWII Memorial :0850-0900(see red marker on map below) for a briefing at the Home
Front Drive entrance walkway and set the 1st rotation for color guard. Then we will march in together in position.
The veterans will off load from the buses and be greeted and then the cadets will salute them as they pass
through the walkway and escort them to the memorial if needed.. Cadets will have opportunities to interact with
veterans as they visit the memorials. The veterans will be arriving from around 09:45 until 3:00 between the
three memorials. The big welcome for them is done at the World War II Memorial, so that is where our cadets
who plan to participate it will be staged. We will rotate color guards and saluting cadets as they welcome the
veterans. Cadets should bring snacks/lunch/water to eat during breaks.
General parking is available on West Basin Drive, on Ohio Drive SW, and at the Tidal Basin parking lot along
Maine Ave., SW. Handicap parking and bus loading zone are available on Home Front Drive SW, accessed
from southbound 17th St.
Note;.Recommend downloading and using “Park Mobile App” with your phone.