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Username Post: Honor flights        (Topic#310508)
2blu52 
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04-15-14 06:09 AM - Post#2444730    

Montana is wrapping up the "Honor flights" for WWII vets. but to my surprise they are going to start them for Korean Vets. I may go.

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gchemist 
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04-15-14 06:21 AM - Post#2444738    
    In response to 2blu52



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wings59 
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04-15-14 09:17 AM - Post#2444785    
    In response to 2blu52

Same here in Bakersfield. A small group in April to finish up WWII.
I've been signed up to go with VN vets for a year.
Really looking forward to it.

Larry

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wings59 
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04-14-15 10:00 AM - Post#2539390    
    In response to wings59

Just got the call. I'm going on the Honor Flight to Washington DC May 29th-31st. Today 4-14-15 is my 49th anniversary of my Discharge from US Navy.
4-18-62 to 4-14-66

Really looking forward to going.

Larry

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wagonmaster 
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05-04-15 07:42 AM - Post#2544475    
    In response to wings59

Congrats! Hope you enjoy it!

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wings59 
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05-04-15 09:12 AM - Post#2544511    
    In response to wagonmaster

Thank you wagonmaster. I'll be going with one of my high school buddies. Really looking forward to going.

Larry

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Keith_Knox 
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06-07-15 09:59 AM - Post#2552814    
    In response to wings59

How did your Honor Flight go? We had one of our SIRS (Sons in Retirement) go in the last couple of months. He really enjoyed it. He was from WWII.

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wings59 
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06-07-15 08:47 PM - Post#2552970    
    In response to Keith_Knox

Really enjoyed all of it. A lot to tour in a 66 hour round trip. I will do it again someday when I can take my wife and take more time to take it all in. I was really impressed with all the memorials but the one that really stood out for me was the Korean War Veterans memorial. Also visited Arlington, tomb Of The Unknown Soldier, Changing of the Guard, Fort McHenry and many more.
It's a tough schedule but well worth it.

Thanks for asking Keith.

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