Veterans take 'Honor Flight' to military memorials in Washington

Joanna Estrada
May 5, 2018

You can show your support for local war veterans and Honor Flight Kern County to raise money so those vets can visit memorials in their honor.

The trip was made possible by the nonprofit Honor Flight San Antonio.

On Friday, their wives said they were excited to hear yet another story that their husbands will remember for a lifetime.

The fearless World War II, Vietnam and Korean War veterans will visit the monuments built and dedicated to their past while providing closure for their future.

The group consists of 80 veterans - 54 from World War II and 28 who served in the Korean War.

The nonprofit has provided similar trips to at least 150 veterans over the past eight years. "That feels good when someone says thanks and you never expected it".

The group relies on fundraising to make the Honor Flight a reality. The event typically draws in 1,000 people! To take part in the celebration, arrive at Terminal 2 by 2 p.m. on Sunday.

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