Honoring our Veterans

Saturday, May 20, 2017
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Lexington's Bluegrass Field
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UKY Veterans Resource Center
Veterans Resource Center
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The University of Kentucky intends to become the first university in the country to sponsor an Honor Flight and is extending a special invitation to alumni, UK retirees, and family members of current faculty and staff who have served in World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War to participate in this one-day, all-expenses paid visit to Washington, DC.  Priority will go to Alumni.

UK’s inaugural flight is scheduled for Saturday, May 20, 2017, Armed Forces Day! The flight will depart in the early morning from Lexington’s Blue Grass Field and participants will return later that same evening to a hero’s welcome. In between, veterans will be accompanied by an individual guardian and escorted around our Nation’s Capital while visiting the memorials that are dedicated to their service and sacrifices.

In addition to seeking alumni who have served our country to participate in this once-in-a-lifetime trip, the UK Honor Flight program needs volunteers, guardians and donors to make the trip a reality. 

For more information or to apply to participate:

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