Group photo at the Lincoln Memorial 103 Veterans

Flight #30 – October 9, 2017

103 Veterans (2 WWII, 3 Korea & 98 Vietnam era)


WWII 1,022, KOREA 1,108, VIETNAM 617


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A 1st – NFHF’s Mission #30 in the brand new Hilton Garden Inn (Ghidorzi Companies-Hotel Group)
A 1st – Chuck Ghidorzi Keynote speaker at the pre-flight banguet
A 1st – 30 custom quilts (Jan Wendtland) on 30 custom stands (Thanks to Al Brace, Mike Fitzgerald & Gary Moran)
A 1st – Pre-Dawn takeoff from CWA, our earliest ever!
A 1st – diverted to another airport because of form of transport
Vietnam Veteran Ron Wage is moved by the girl’s Welcome Home!
A 1st – Almost 2 hours late into CWA…didn’t matter to the welcome home party!!

Thank you letters/notes/emails:

Gerald and Alice Family Trust

James Grall letter to his dad James

James Nehiba

Joan M Carlson Trust Gift

Martin Hannemann

Mary Lou Herman

Randy Geier

Smokey Express Christmas Concert-Amherst

VFW Post 10187 Edgar

Waid Funeral Home

Bety Grant

Bill Elsner

Bob Gauerke

Duane and Maureen Deisinger

Edwin Wichlacz

George Dintelman

USO of Missouri Inc.

Francis Montag

Harry Huntington

VFW Post 3143 Rhinelander

Rodney Rothmeyer

Jim Stippich

Marvin Thomsen

Gary Krause

IUOE Local 420

Trinity Lutheran Church of Birnamwood

Schloesser Family

Erin Gulke

Wausau Coated Products, Inc Donor Advised Fund of CFONCW

Sydney Crawford 12 years old

The Sherry Family Honoring Atwood Sherry on Mission 3

Kim and Lina Kamke honoring George Goldsmith on Mission 21

Lakeland High School Boys Hockey Booster Club

Ida Crofoot in Honor of Ed Crofoot on Mission 22

Hope Lutheran Church in Edgar

Karen Loomis in honor of William Green flew on Stars and Stripes HF

Phillip Ferber in honor of Mel Kuschel on Mission 5

Cindy Wallen in honor of Ronald Lemmer

Wesley United Methodist Church Marshfield

Daniel Hull in honor of Helen and Erwin Jankowiak

The Hulke Family in honor of Roger Hulke (Mission 18)

Brad & Sue Geiss in honor of Charles Dittmar (on the Wait List)

American Legion Post 73 Neillsville

BA & Esther Greenheck Foundation

Shirley Jesse in honor of John Jesse (Mission 7)

Mary Wentzel in honor of John Jesse (Mission 7)

Mary Melrose in honor of Mel Kuschel (Mission 5)

VFW Aux 8527 Athens

Dennis Krings in honor of Harvey Krings (MIssion 9)

Mark and Chris Moravec in honor of Donald Moravec (Mission 19)

Jerome Rankl (Mission 21)


 Jeff Brown at Boyles Resort in Tripoli

Auburndale HIgh School Student Council

Joy Nasi honoring Douglas Despins

Brian and Jane Smith honoring Willard Jerue

Barbara Beck in honor of Willard Jerue

Robin and Alice Gray in honor of George Riedel

Sharon Gwin Honoring Edward Crowfoot (Mission 22)

Mark and Chris Moravec in Honoring Don Moravec (Mission 19)

 Catholic Women’s Club of Wausau

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