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28th Waterloo Honor Flight Heads to Washington, DC Wednesday

The 28th Waterloo Honor Flight will depart Wednesday morning from the Waterloo Airport.

Organizer Craig White says the flight out at 6:30 a.m. will be the start of a long, but memorable day for some 90 Vietnam and Korean War veterans headed to Washington, D.C.

David Seckar of Charles City is making his first Honor Flight and served in the Air Force.

Scott Lake of Waterloo along with his brothers, Steve and Tim all served in the Army and are making the trip together.

Veterans along with some 70 guardians are scheduled to arrive in D.C. at about 9:30 a.m. local time Wednesday.  Their itinerary includes visits to or drive-by the IWO JIMA Memorial, Arlington National Cemetery, and the Women’s Museum, plus the WWII, Lincoln, Vietnam, Korean, Martin Luther King and Air Force Memorials.

The Honor Flight is scheduled to return to Waterloo by around 9:30 p.m. Wednesday night.

 

Mark Pitz

News Director/Weekdays 10am to 2pm on 95.9 KCHA
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