Upcoming Trainings and Guardian Opportunities

All Guardians must receive formal training before serving an Honor Flight, be between the ages of 18 and 65, and be able to lift 100 pounds with assistance. Guardians will walk approximately 3 miles throughout the day, and will likely be required to push a wheelchair carrying a veteran. 

Upcoming training opportunities:

The sessions typically last 75-90 minutes. Please sign up in advance using the links below — if your plans change, please let us know so we can offer your spot to someone else. Space is limited!


Thursday, May 4 at 6pm (Trainer: Nancy)

NDI (8th floor)
455 Massachusetts Ave NW (Intersection of Mass Ave, I &5th)
Washington, DC 20001


Tuesday, May 9 at 6:15pm (Trainer: Laura)

The Village at Shirlington
4200 Campbell Ave
Arlington, VA 22206


Thursday, June 1 at 5:45 pm (Trainer: Lauren)

The Capitol Post

625 North Washington Street, Suite 425
Alexandria, VA 22314


Check back frequently for future training opportunities!

Thank you for your interest in serving our veterans as an Honor Flight Guardian! It is a rewarding experience, and an essential part of making the day a safe and happy one for our deserving heroes.

12 thoughts on “Upcoming Trainings and Guardian Opportunities

  1. I would love the opportunity to be a guardian. May I please have more info on the training. Thank you Will Santiago

  2. I am a retired nurse who is in very good health and condition. My father was a WW11 vet and I would be honored to serve as a volunteer guardian. I am willing to go anywhere in the US for training.

  3. When is the next guardian training event in DC? I’d like to get started on this by spring or sooner if possible.

  4. I am Active Duty Army and work at the Pentagon. I would like to be a Guardian. When is the next training for this? Thank you!

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