Eligibility
Can my spouse go with me?
I am the widow of a World War II, Korean War, or Vietnam veteran. Can I go?
Can my son, daughter, grandson, etc. go as a guardian?
How do you decide which veterans get to go?
Are you taking Vietnam Veterans Applications?
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How much does it cost? How much money do I need to bring?
What does the guardian fee include?
Can I make a donation to Old Glory Honor Flight?
How are you funded?
What if the veteran is in a wheelchair or on oxygen?
Are terminally ill World War II or Korean War veterans given any special priority?

Can my spouse go with me?
No. At the present time, we have a significant backlog of World War II, Korean War and Vietnam Veterans on our waiting list, and we must focus our energies on getting each of them an opportunity to visit the memorial, The only spouses who are permitted to go are those who qualify based upon eligibility requirements as a WWII, Korean War or Vietnam Veteran themselves.

I am the widow of a World War II, Korean War, or Vietnam veteran. Can I go?
Sadly, the answer is "no". Again, we simply do not have the resources, funding, or seating available to transport anyone outside of Veterans and Guardians meeting the eligibility requirements.

Can my son, daughter, grandson, etc. go as a guardian?
Yes, but the family member must have submitted their guardian application at the same time that the veteran application was submitted. The family member guardian also must be physically capable of handling the duties of a Honor Flight guardian. Our TOP priority is the safe travel of ALL the veterans. Generally speaking, our ratio is 2 veterans per guardian. Guardians may be responsible for some lifting, pushing wheelchairs, handing out meals and water, and administering medication. To download a guardian application, click on "Support" then "Volunteer"

How do you decide which veterans get to go?
Veterans are flown on a "first-come, first-serve basis." We are currently accepting applications from all eligible WWII, Korean War and Vietnam veterans. Within the applicants, top priority is currently given to World War II and Korean War veterans and/or all other war time veterans with a terminal illness. Applications are arranged based upon the time stamp received in our system.

Are you taking Vietnam Veterans Applications?
We are proud to announce that we are now accepting Vietnam Veteran applications and expect to begin flights with WWII, Korean War and Vietnam Veterans in 2017! Please see Wartime Veteran Application section for service dates and eligibility requirements for WWII, Korean War and Vietnam Veterans.

How much does it cost? How much money do I need to bring?
The cost is FREE for eligible WWII, Korean War and Vietnam Veterans. You do not need to bring any money, unless you intend to purchase souvenirs. For eligible guardians, the cost is $500.

What does the guardian fee include?
Guardians are provided with airfare to and from Washington, DC., as well as 2 box meals while there. Refreshments are also served at the airport before the morning flight. You should only need money for souvenirs while on the trip.

Can I make a donation to Old Glory Honor Flight?
Old Glory Honor Flight gratefully accepts donations from anyone EXCEPT World War II, Korean War and Vietnam Veterans. We feel that our WWII, Korean War and Vietnam Veterans have given enough. This is our way of saying "Thank You!”

Click here to make an online donation to the Northeast Wisconsin Old Glory Honor Flight Chapter.

How are you funded?
Our funding comes primarily from individuals across Northeast Wisconsin who recognize the great accomplishments and sacrifices of veterans and want them to see their memorial before it's too late. Other significant contributors have been fraternal organizations like local American Legion, VFW, Am Vets, DAV, MOPH, posts and chapters, as well as various corporations on a local level.

What if the veteran is in a wheelchair or on oxygen?
WHEELCHAIRS -- Old Glory Honor Flight provides all of the wheelchairs you may need during the trip, therefore we ask that you NOT bring your own. If you must bring your own wheelchair, it will be stored at the airport in Appleton and returned to you at the end of the day. Our coach busses are also equipped with wheelchair lifts if needed.

OXYGEN -- If the veteran requires oxygen, a prescription for the oxygen must be provided by the veteran's healthcare provider, identifying the delivery method (mask or nasal cannula), frequency (as needed or continuously), and the rate of delivery (usually 2-3 liters per minute). The veteran's family must secure a FAA-approved oxygen concentrator for use on the plane. Your normal oxygen supplier will have these for rent. We will provide oxygen cylinders to be used at the memorials. Veterans on oxygen are required to have oxygen cylinders available from their home to the departure airport and also on the return from their local airport back to their homes. No oxygen cylinders are permitted to be used on the aircraft. If the veteran requires oxygen during the trip, please call us to discuss arrangements.

Are terminally ill World War II or Korean War veterans given any special priority?
YES! Such veterans go to the top of the list for the next flight departing to Washington D.C. Not only are World War II and Korean War veterans given this top priority, but any terminally ill veteran from any conflict, who has never been able to visit their memorial, is given the same priority. Please call us for more information.
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