HONORING ARNE: Kimball veteran visits war monuments through Honor Flight program


Photo courtesy of Arne Christensen

Arne Christensen poses in front of the Korean War Memorial in Washington D.C. while on his Honor Flight trip. The Korean War veteran and Kimball resident went on the trip earlier this month.

The Honor Flight Network is a program that sends World War II, Korean War and Vietnam War veterans to Washington, D.C., in order to see the memorial for the war in which they fought. One of Kimball's own, Arne Christensen, recently returned from his honor flight.

The Korean War, often known as the Forgotten War, was fought from June 1950 to July 1953. The Korean War began when communist North Korea invaded South Korea. America went to the aid of South Korea. Though there were American soldiers already stationed in South Korea, a draft still called for more. It was a draft that called Christ...

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