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Voyage of Valor

A once-in-a-lifetime trip to honor our Veterans

Voyage of Valor celebrates Veterans with a chance to visit our nation’s capital to see the monuments and memorials built in honor of their service and sacrifice.

Over four days, they develop meaningful connections and share unforgettable moments while reflecting upon their service to our country.


“Between the scenery, monuments, the people I met, the staff, and the wonderful time I had with my granddaughter and her partner, this trip will be etched in my heart forever. I am honored to have been a wish recipient and will remember this for the rest of my years.”

— George, 97

Every Veteran deserves recognition

Whether it’s visiting the monuments with Voyage of Valor, reconnecting with loved ones, or fulfilling a lifelong dream, Wish of a Lifetime from AARP provides exceptional experiences to celebrate our Veterans and military families.

Join us by submitting a wish for a Veteran today!

“While I was standing at the Lincoln Memorial, a family came up to me and thanked me for my service. I have never experienced something like that in my life. The trip was magical all the way.”

— EJ, 85

Support Voyage of Valor

We’re thankful for Frontier Airlines, who helped celebrate our 2023 Veterans by providing the flights for this once-in-a-lifetime voyage.

Learn more about how you can support us in saluting our nation’s heroes.

“I haven’t stopped talking about this trip—I’ve never experienced anything quite like it. It is without question the most recognition that I have had in my lifetime.”

— Johnney, 79

Meet our 2023 Voyagers

Our eleven veterans represent several wars and conflicts and have 131.5 years of collective service. Some enlisted before their 18th birthday, some followed in their families’ footsteps and volunteered, and others challenged societal expectations by enlisting.

They all answered the call to serve their country.

EJ, 85, Air Force

Kirk, 72, Air Force

Gene, 81, Navy

Thomas, 87, Navy & Air Force

Paul, 74, Army

Johnney, 79, Army

Don, 85, Air Force

George, 97, Army

Jade, 72, Army

Kent, 75, Air Force

Rodger, 74, Army

Changing the story of aging

The selflessness our Voyage of Valor Veterans have demonstrated throughout their lives is a testament to the strength and resilience of the human spirit.

We’re honored to elevate their stories to inspire people of all ages! Join us by sharing the story of a Veteran in your life.