Doo Wop Concert/Dance on Nov. 10 will benefit Villages Honor Flight

Honor Flight veterans and their Guardians were welcomed at the Baltimore airport.

Villages Honor Flight will present a Doo Wop Concert/Dance on Thursday, Nov. 10 at the Wildwood Community Center. Music will be provided by the very popular “Forever Young”, which features music from the 50’s and 60’s which is “perfect for smooth dancing.”  According to Honor Flight volunteer Marilyn Gagen, who is organizing the event, this […]

Welcome home veterans returning home on Villages Honor Flight

Mike DeBaeke and wife Melissa, with their children Chase, Kaylin, Lauren and Makenna, welcome home Villager Ivan DeBaecke.

Area residents are encouraged to turn out to welcome home veterans returning Wednesday night on Villages Honor Flight. The veterans and their guardians are expected to return to American Legion Post 347 at approximately 11:45 p.m., escorted by a large motorcycle convey from The Villages Nomads Motorcycle Club.  Area residents are encouraged to turn out […]

Oldest vet to fly on Honor Flight passes away at age 99 

Alvin Hersey

The oldest veteran to ever travel on Villages Honor Flight has passed away. Ninety-nine-year-old Alvin Hersey of The Villages died Friday. You can read his obituary HERE In October, Hersey made history when he was the oldest veteran to take the trip aboard Villages Honor Flight to see the war memorials in Washington D.C. His […]