Mississippi Gulf Coast Honor Flight
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MS Gulf Coast Honor Flight is a non-profit program honoring the service and sacrifices of America’s 'Greatest Generation' - our World War II Veterans. We organize and sponsor one-day, free trips to Washington, D.C. for these heroes to visit and 
reflect at their WWII Memorial. They also visit the Korean War Memorial, Vietnam War Memorial, Lincoln Memorial, Iwo Jima Monument and Arlington National Cemetery.   We have taken seven flights with 592 WWII veterans over the past three years.


                                                                                          Our organization is a member of the National Honor Flight Network, a nonprofit, nationwide family of 
                                                                                          local "hubs" created solely to honor America's veterans for all their sacrifices and dedicated to this 
                                                                                          purpose. Top priority is given to the senior veterans – World War II survivors, along with those other 
                                                                                          veterans who may be terminally ill. 

                                                                                          MS Gulf Coast Honor Flight is one of over 100 Honor Flight Network "hubs" across the USA. It is the 
                                                                                          first and presently the ONLY Honor Flight Hub in Mississippi. 




Honoring Our WWII Veterans

Honor Flight is just a small token of appreciation for everything they've done. Throughout their trip to Washington, our veterans are thanked, recognized and admired for their service. These heroes come home personally knowing how much their country loves them and respects them. 

MGC Honor Flight will provide:

  • Chartered plane from Gulfport, Mississippi
  • Medical Team (including a licensed physician)
  • Medical Emergency Items, Rollators. Wheelchairs, and Oxygen, if needed

The entire program including round-trip flight, tour, meals, medical 
   equipment and personal assistance is provided at absolutely 
                             no cost to the veterans


Time Is of the Essence

Since we are losing our WWII veterans every day to health issues and age, our mission is very urgent. Of all of the wars in 
recent memory, it was World War II that truly threatened our very existence as a nation—and as a culturally diverse, free 
society. Now, with over 900 World War II veterans dying each day, there is an urgency to express our thanks to 
these brave men and women.  TIME IS RUNNING OUT!!



MGCHF is a nonprofit program sponsored in partnership with Kiwanis Division 14 Foundation. Contributions to MGC Honor Flight program will be received and administered by the Kiwanis Foundation, whose 501(c)(3) EIN is 20-2225748. Donors should consult their tax advisor about financial benefits of a donation.
       Arriving home at The Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport 
  FLIGHT LOG
MGCHF website and facebook page are managed by Mark Walton
State of Mississippi flag logo courtesy of   The Gulf Coast Veterans Parade  organization
Board of Directors & Officers
KIM FOSTER MOODY -  President
JODI BOWERS - Vice-President / Administration Committee Chairman
WAYNE LENNEP - Vice-President / Public Information Committee Chairman
LORI TURNER - Treasurer / Finance Committee Chairman
JENNIFER PRESLEY  - Secretary
TEDDY MATTHEWS - Sergeant at Arms / Guardian Committee Chairman
TOM BROWNING - Chaplain
MARK  WALTON - Junior Guardian Co-Chairman
TRAVIS MOORE - Junior Guardian Co-Chairman
COL. TOM ADAMS - Medical Committee Chairman
KIRK DYER - Merchandise Committee Co-Chairman
NANCY DYER - Merchandise Committee Co-Chairman
JOYCE HARMON - School Coordinator
MARLO TIPTON - Security Liaison
ASHLEY DUKE - Airport Liaison
DAVID COMSTOCK - Military Liason
YOLIE DONLEY 
GREG BOWERS
CREE CANTRELL
ASHLEY COMSTOCK


  (l-r) Kim Foster Moody, Jodi Bowers, Wayne Lennep, Lori Turner, Teddy Matthews, Jennifer Presley and Tom Browning
Mississippi Gulf Coast Honor Flight Officers
About Us
KIM FOSTER MOODY 

 President
JODI BOWERS 

Vice-President / Administration Committee Chairman
WAYNE LENNEP 

 Vice-President / Public Information Committee Chairman
LORI TURNER 

Treasurer / Finance Committee Chairman
JENNIFER PRESLEY WALTON 

Secretary
TEDDY MATTHEWS 

Sergeant at Arms / Guardian Committee Chairman
TOM BROWNING  

Chaplain
MARK  WALTON 

Junior Guardian Co-Chairman
YOLIE DONLEY
GREG BOWERS
CREE CANTRELL
ASHLEY COMSTOCK
KIM FOSTER MOODY      JODIE BOWERS          WAYNE LENNEP            LORI TURNER        JENNIFER PRESLEY    TEDDY MATTHEWS       TOM BROWNING         MARK WALTON
TRAVIS MOORE 

Junior Guardian Co-Chairman
COL. TOM ADAMS 

Medical Committee Chairman
KIRK DYER 

Merchandise Committee Co-Chairman
NANCY DYER 

Merchandise Committee Co-Chairman
JOYCE HARMON

School Coordinator
MARLO TIPTON

Security Liaison
ASHLEY DUKE 

Airport Liaison
DAVID COMSTOCK

Military Liason
    TRAVIS MOORE         COL. TOM ADAMS            KIRK DYER                NANCY DYER             JOYCE HARMON          MARLO TIPTON            ASHLEY DUKE         DAVID COMSTOCK
   YOLIE DONLEY            GREG BOWERS          CREE CANTRELL      ASHLEY COMSTOCK   
Photos courtesy of The Mississippi Press, Alicia Pearce, Col. Tom Adams, Mark Walton, Lori Turner, Jim Horn and Tom Browning 
2013 Mississippi Gulf Coast Honor Flight Board of Directors
Our mission is complete.  We will not be taking anymore flights