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Blue Ridge Honor Flight postpones May trip

Blue Ridge Honor Flight postponed its May 16 trip to Washington, saying veterans' health and safety was a foremost consideration.


Blue Ridge Honor Flight will resume flying from Asheville, NC as soon as conditions warrant, consistent with the Honor Flight Network, CDC guidelines and local medical advisors. All veterans and guardians scheduled to go on the May flight have been notified.

“Our veterans’ safety and well-being have always been first and foremost in Blue Ridge Honor Flight’s mission,” said Jeff Miller, founder of Blue Ridge Honor Flight and co-founder of the Honor Flight Network. “The decision to postpone flights until the CDC gives us a confident “thumbs up” was made without any hesitation. We will fly again, and our veterans will enjoy their day of honor knowing this crisis has passed.” Updates regarding this matter can be found at, as well as on the BRHF’s Facebook page.