South Florida Vets Flown To D.C. For Honor Flight

A group of South Florida Veterans over the weekend went the nation’s capital to visit and tour the museums and monuments made in their honor.

A total of 71 veterans departed from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport over the weekend to visit Washington D.C. as a part of Honor Flight South Florida.

The group, ranging between the ages of 69 and 99, is made up of veterans from World War II, the Korean War and and the Vietnam War.

The honored guests were escorted to Arlington National Cemetery and witnessed the changing of the guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.

The veterans also visited the World War II and Vietnam memorials before they were greeted back home by a crowd of supporters.

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