Talons Out Honor Flight will depart Kalamazoo on October 27th to take Michigan World War Two and Korean War Veterans on their final mission to Washington DC.
American Legion Post 45 will hold a benefit car and motorcycle event, silent auction and dinner Saturday October 6th to raise funds for the Talon Out Honor Flight.
The event offers a scattered run, where stamps must be collected on a passport at stops in seven counties; Allegan, Barry, Calhoun, Eaton, Kalamazoo, Kent and Ionia. It will conclude at the Lawrence J. Bauer American Legion Post in Hastings at 3:00 pm where dinner will be served.
It is estimated 500 veteran from these two wars die each day and less than 10,000 remain in Michigan.