Your girls will appreciate your providing an opportunity to thank those getting ready to board or coming home from their Honor Flight. Scouts and many other groups gather when veteran’s make their trip to and from an Honor Flight trip to visit a war memorial. This patriotic patch is a special addition to any Scout vest.
Suggestions for how Daisy* and Brownie* Girls can earn the Honor Flight Patch: Honor a Veteran Most Honor Flights occur in the spring and fall. Find out when local veterans will be flying out and returning home. Contact the hub coordinator to find out what you can do. Often just the presence of a group of young people showing their respect is a appreciated. A sign thanking the Veterans for their service and displaying the flag will be welcomed.
Suggestions for how Junior* and Cadette* Girls can earn the Honor Flight Patch: Get Friends and Family Involved Learn more about the Honor Flight Network. Make sure our veterans know they are not forgotten. Set a goal to get as many people involved as possible. Consider making a donation from your cookie money to help a local veteran.
Suggestions for how Senior* and Ambassador* Girls can earn the Honor Flight Patch: Get the Community Involved Use local social media to make sure everyone knows about Honor Flights. Contact your local community paper to ask them to write an article about one of the veterans. Learn to write a press release and submit photos after the event.
Check with your local chapter to find out what you can do and earn an Honor Flight patch. Long Island Girl Scouts* attend an Honor Flight. They stand in two lines and clap as the veterans walk up to security. They also made a sign thanking them for their service.