San Mateo County Firefighters is a group supporter of Bay Area Honor Flight which mission id to transport America’s veterans to Washington, D.C. to visit those memorials dedicated to honor their service and sacrifices.

Bay Area Honor Flight helps every single veteran in America, willing and able of getting on a plane or a bus, visit THEIR memorial. The Honor Flight Bay Area hub covers California from the San Francisco Bay Area to the Oregon border.

Top priority is given to America’s most senior heroes — survivors of World War II and any veteran with a terminal illness who wishes to visit THEIR memorial. The program is transitioning to Korean War, Vietnam War and all other veterans who served, on a chronological basis.

All men and women serving stateside or overseas are eligible.