Honor Flight Network celebrates flying 250K veterans to Washington
WASHINGTON – Veterans, dignitaries and volunteers gathered Tuesday at the World War II memorial in Washington, D.C., to mark the Honor Flight Network bringing its 250,000th veteran to the nation’s capital.
The organization has been bringing veterans to Washington since 2005 by welcoming them to share in a day of honor at America’s memorials.
During the ceremony, speakers such as former Sen. Elizabeth Dole, and Sens. Jerry Moran, R-Kan., and Mark Kelly, D-Ariz., took the stage to commemorate the milestone.