Honor Flight KC took Kansas City area veterans to Washington D.C. on May 18.
The group included Charles Wright of Lee’s Summit, a Korean War Veteran, who went with his daughter and guardian, Marcia Hinson; Gerald Noble, a resident of Belton and a Korean War Navy veteran who attended with his son and guardian Jay Noble; and Vietnam War veteran Larry Holcomb, a resident of Raymore who was accompanied by his son, Drew Holcomb.
Members of the Prairie Chapter, National Society Daughter of the American Revolution served coffee and doughnuts before the veterans boarded the flight at Kansas City International Airport and heading to the U.S. Capitol as part of the Honor Flight Network of KC program.
Honor Flight KC, the regional Hub of Honor Flight Network, is a non-profit organization created for the sole purpose of thanking and honoring America’s veterans for all their sacrifices by flying the heroes to Washington, D.C. to visit and reflect at their memorials.
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Upon arrival at Reagan National Airport the group received a hero’s welcome as strangers lined up to show their appreciation and welcome the veterans.
When they returned to Kansas City the veterans and their guardians were welcomed by their family members and the enthusiastic members of the Prairie Chapter.
For information about the Honor Flight Network of Kansas City, visit the website: honorflightkc.org and for information about the Prairie Chapter NSDAR go to: email@example.com.