Badger Honor Flight Takes Off For Its 41st Trip To Washington D.C.

(Beaver Dam) Saturday’s trip is the 41st for Badger Honor Flight. There are 95 veterans on board, including one who served in Korea, two who served in Vietnam and Korea, and the rest are all Vietnam veterans. Badger Honor Flight is hoping to get former service members to DC six times this year.

After today, three more trips are planned in the fall. Pre-covid, flights typically cost around $100-thousand dollars. Today’s ticket prices will drive that cost closer to $120-thousand. By fall, organizers say they are expecting them to be around $140-thousand dollars. Donations can be made at www.badgerhonorflight.org