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Honor Flight to come through Kimball


November 1, 2018

Tonia Copeland/Western Nebraska Observer

The Patriot Guard escorted the Honor Flight through Kimball with many in the community lining Highway 71 to welcome and honor the veterans.

Many Korean and Viet Nam War veterans will travel through Kimball at approximately 1 p.m., today, Thursday, Nov. 1, escorted by the Patriot Guard riders, on their way to Denver International Airport.

From DIA these honored few will fly to Washington D.C. to view the memorials from their respective wars.

Their trip, at no cost to the veterans, is provided by Honor Flight Network and is meant to honor the heroes and provide closure to them. Often they are accompanied by a friend or family member as they travel to our nation's capital.

Previous Honor Flight caravans carried veterans who fought...

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