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posted on 2014-09-13 @ 10:58 AM
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The group of veterans that went on the Honor Flight to Washington D.C. on August 26, took time for a group photo in front of the water pool and fountains at the World War II Memorial. Pete Braasch, of Altamont, is at a loss for words as he shake...read more

posted on 2014-09-13 @ 10:55 AM
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Earl Morse speaks with local veterans after he completed his talk on some of the bas relief pieces at the World War II Memorial.

Honor Flight

Meet the man with the plan for honoring veterans

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posted on 2014-09-13 @ 10:52 AM
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John Dust offers some of his insight on the Washington D.C. tour. The veteran has helped with 28 Honor Flights. The hat of John Dust displaying the various pins he has accumulated during his involvement with the Honor Flight programs.

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posted on 2014-09-13 @ 10:49 AM
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A sunny August day provided excellent views of the landmarks in Washington D.C. during the Honor Flight visit. Sitting in their wheelchairs, Honor Flight veterans, from left, Don Heuerman, George Westendorf and Clarence Beckman look over the Wor...read more

posted on 2014-09-13 @ 10:47 AM
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Bob Deters reads over some of his mail call cards as his daughter, Karlene Brumleve, looks on.

Honor Flight

This mail call hit home

By Herb MeekerNews Report Staff Bob Deters, a Korean War Era Army v...read more

posted on 2014-09-13 @ 10:44 AM
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Part of the "Old Guard" unit at Arlington National Cemetery conduct the folding of the flag after completing the changing of the guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Willard Kopplin, Warren Schlechte, Jim Shumaker, Leo Stuckemeyer and Pete ...read more

posted on 2014-09-04 @ 09:27 AM
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Veterans and their guardians approach the Iwo Jima Marines Memorial in Washington D.C. during the latest Honor Flight from Central Illinois.

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