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War veterans return from free trip to DC

21 April 2017, 03:13 | Gladys Abbott

World War II Korea and Vietnam War veterans over age 65 can board honor flights to Washington D.C. There the veterans can see their monuments

World War II Korea and Vietnam War veterans over age 65 can board honor flights to Washington D.C. There the veterans can see their monuments

These Inland Northwest Honor flights don't cost anything for the veterans.

Authorities responded to a crash Wednesday morning involving the procession for veterans traveling to Washington, D.C.

The trip is free for veterans who want to participate.

Two of the patriot guard riders were hit by a truck but authorities said the injuries are not life threatening.

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Since 2008, Stars and Stripes Honor Flight Inc. has flown more than 4,900 veterans to visit memorials in Washington, D.C., and spend a day with fellow veterans. "If a veteran does not have a family member to accompany them, we will assign a qualified and enthusiastic guardian, ready to assist them on their trip of a lifetime".

The Eastern Iowa Honor Flight has kicked off their 2017 flight season with EIHF Flight #27.

Video package shot by WCPO photographer Dwayne Slavey.



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