Freedom Honor Flight, the La Crosse hub of the national Honor Flight program for veterans, announced on March 7 its 2017 flight schedule. The spring flight is scheduled for May 6. The fall flight is set for Sept. 16. The organization has flown more than 1,800 to date. The 2017 flights will be the 19th and 20th held.
Veterans for the spring flight were notified by phone Wednesday night, March 8, as part of the organization’s Veterans Calling Night. “It is such a fun experience, calling veterans and letting them know it’s their turn to fly,” said board member Kathy Van Kirk-Przywojski. “Most of them have been on the waiting list for some time, so they’re really excited and ready to go.