Illinois Governor Pat Quinn is urging people to donate their frequent flier miles to veterans.  Operation Hero Miles provides free round-trip airline tickets to military families flying overseas to visit a service member receiving medical treatment.  The program also enables wounded or sick service members to fly home at no cost.  

To date, Operation Hero Miles has issued more than 34-thousand donated tickets, saving veterans and their families nearly 54 million dollars.  To donate your airline miles, visit


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