During a flightless honor flight Sunday at Union Station, area war veterans, including David Maxey (middle) of Lee’s Summit, got a hero’s welcome home by an enthusiastic crowd. Maxey served in the Navy during the Korean war. The event, which was sponsored by Honor Flight Kansas City, helped thank and honor those veterans who are unable to fly to Washington D.C. to visit the war memorials there.
During a flightless honor flight Sunday at Union Station, area war veterans, including David Maxey (middle) of Lee’s Summit, got a hero’s welcome home by an enthusiastic crowd. Maxey served in the Navy during the Korean war. The event, which was sponsored by Honor Flight Kansas City, helped thank and honor those veterans who are unable to fly to Washington D.C. to visit the war memorials there. RICH SUGG rsugg@kcstar.com
During a flightless honor flight Sunday at Union Station, area war veterans, including David Maxey (middle) of Lee’s Summit, got a hero’s welcome home by an enthusiastic crowd. Maxey served in the Navy during the Korean war. The event, which was sponsored by Honor Flight Kansas City, helped thank and honor those veterans who are unable to fly to Washington D.C. to visit the war memorials there. RICH SUGG rsugg@kcstar.com

Kansas City area veterans honored with ‘flightless’ honor flight

October 18, 2015 04:45 PM