Service Members and/or their Families [Injured, Wounded or Ill] - Free round-trip airline tickets
Contact: (888) 294-8560 or (301) 294-8560
Service Area: Nationwide
Serving: Service Members and/or their Families [Injured, Wounded or Ill]
Description: The Hero Miles Program provides round-trip airline tickets to wounded, injured, and ill service members and/or their families who are undergoing treatment at a military or VA medical center; or who are attending an authorized event. Flights are made possible through frequent flyer mile donations made by individual airline passengers.
Two categories of eligible recipients:
- 1. Wounded, injured, and ill service members on approved leave may be given a round trip airline ticket for a trip from the medical center to their home or to attend an authorized event, if they are not eligible for government funded airfare
- 2. Wounded, injured, and ill service members may be given a round trip airline ticket to enable their family or close friends visit them while they are undergoing treatment at an authorized medical center.
Delta Air Lines