Articles written about Honor Flight Central Coast California Honor Tours, Veterans and Guardians.
The Chair of Honor Flight, Bear McGill, was honored along with veterans who officiate local HS football for their service and their support of veterans. Here is the article in the Santa Maria Times
KVEC Scott and Andy show talk about our Sept 11 Welcome Home:
KSBY is at our Welcome Home at SLO airport
Honor Flight was awarded a $5000 grant from Bank of the Sierra.
Our board member and Santa Barbara Liaison is on the cover of Central Coast Kind magazine. A great article about what makes Jay the special person that he is and his thoughts about Honor Flight. The article includes photos taken by Loretta Borges from our trips. https://issuu.com/centralcoastkind/docs/final
Jay Conner of Honor Flight spoke at a Memorial Day event in Santa Barbara: https://youtu.be/i0oJ322uvY8
A Public Service Announcement is now running on all our local TV stations. Check it out: https://youtu.be/hzoRgAkIt1A
KCOY/KEYT/KKFX story “World War II veteran gets surprise visit from Honor Flight, Fire Station 2”: https://www.keyt.com/news/world-war-ii-veteran-gets-surprise-visit-from-honor-flight-fire-station-2/1077282565
KSBY was at our Welcome Home for our May 6-8 trip: https://ksby.com/news/2019/05/08/veterans-return-home-to-san-luis-obispo-following-their-honor-flight
Paso Robless Press article February 22, 2019: https://pasoroblespress.com/article/central-coast-honor-flight-looking-for-volunteers-passengers
December 2019 SLO Journal Plus magazine. Tom Meinhold, the publisher of the magazine, went on our October flight. Here is the cover story article. Thanks Tom for the great article and photos http://slojournal.com/2018/12/01/honor-flight-you-had-to-be-there/. In addition Maggie Cox, who writes for the magazine, also went on the Oct trip as a guardian with her WWII father Jim Henderson. Their picture is on the cover. She wrote an article in the same issue from her perspective (on page 36) https://indd.adobe.com/view/ca96026f-8ed5-4a46-9cbb-be7b732d8a1e
KSBY was at our Welcome Home event October 17th when our veterans returned from their Tour of Honor. https://ksby.com/news/local-news/2018/10/17/veterans-return-to-san-luis-obispo-after-their-tour-of-honor
KSBY was at the luncheon for our October 15-17th flight and interviewed Bear McGill. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LLN8epHJuBs&feature=youtu.be
CBS This Morning aired a piece on Memorial Day featuring Kiki Shappell who was interviewed during our May 2018 trip. The interview was done during our visit to the Women in Military Service for America Memorial at Arlington Cemetery.
Kiki Shappell, who was our guest on the May 2018, trip tells her story in the Lompoc Record.
Former World War II B-24 Pilot Marks Milestone 100th Birthday In Santa Maria
Honor Flight Christmas Tree to be auctioned one last time