Sayers donates $25,000 to Honor Flight Chicago


Honor Flight Chicago CEO Mary Pettinato received a $25,000 check from Sayers Technology President and CEO Christopher Callahan on Wednesday, July 12. The donation was presented at Chicago’s Midway International Airport following Honor Flight Chicago’s 79th Honor Flight. “Giving back as an organization is extremely important to our company,” Callahan said. “It brings us [...]

4 things to do this Fourth of July


Tomorrow marks our nation's 241st birthday. Fireworks. Barbecues. Parades. On this Fourth of July, I ask you to consider doing these four things:

Honoring our Korean War veterans


The Korean War started 67 years ago today. It's known by many as the forgotten war, but we will never forget. On this day, we remember and honor all of our veterans who served during the Korean War.

Saying ‘thank you’ 7,000 times


Honor Flight Chicago, the largest hub within the Honor Flight Network, surpassed recognizing 7,000 veterans while flying the organization's 78th flight.

A message to our incredible volunteers


Ever since I helped start Honor Flight Chicago 10 years ago, I’ve felt I have one of the best jobs in the world. Not only do I get to meet inspiring senior war heroes, but I get to work alongside the most loyal, dedicated and passionate collection of volunteers I’ve ever seen.That is no exaggeration.The [...]

Thanking America’s senior veterans for 10 years — and counting


It’s been 10 years since I had the conversation that changed my life, and eventually the lives of thousands of other people. I was sitting alone with my 89-year-old dad at my parents’ house, and I asked him a hypothetical question. If you were on your deathbed at this moment, I said, what’s one [...]