Hadley Junior High School


By Annie Kane, Hadley Junior High School science teacher I cannot thank you all enough for what you have done for our students and our school this year! Our problem-based learning activity started when Mary Pettinato came to speak to our students at the kick-off event, telling students about Honor Flight Chicago, presenting them [...]

Giving and receiving thanks


My father was a World War II veteran. He was 53 when I was born, and we were clearly from very different generations. As for me, I served 20 years as a Cyber Warfare Officer for the U.S. Air Force. I served two tours in Iraq before I retired this past April. My father [...]

Making a Difference


Nancy Staiger has volunteered with Honor Flight Chicago for just about as long as the organization has existed. Staiger was new to Chicago, having recently moved from California, when one of Honor Flight Chicago’s co-founders recommended she come out to Midway to see a Welcome Home celebration. “I went along, not knowing what on [...]