On May 11, 2019, Honor Flight Maryland, in partnership with Post 156, provided an inaugural bus tour for identified WWII, Korean and Vietnam veterans to the memorials in D.C. The veterans then returned to the post for dinner before departing for their return flight home.
Howard County (MD) Executive Calvin Ball provided a citation issued by Maryland Governor Larry Hogan recognizing Honor Flight Day for Veterans.
Honor Flight escorts to Washington, D.C., were provided by Maryland State Police and Howard County Police.
Legion Rider posts representing Carroll Post 31, Francis Scott Key Post 11 and Post 223 Sykesville were the escorts.
Special thanks to VFW Post 7472 for assistance in coordination and hosting this event, which was publicized on Fox 5 DC on May 11: https://www.fox5dc.com/amp/news/local-news/honor-flight-maryland-recogni...
** Writer is a Rider with Post 11, the largest and one of the oldest posts in the great state of Maryland.