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Veterans on Second Hero Flight visit WWII Memorial

Posted September 29th, 2008

Twenty five World War II veterans went to Washington, D.C., on the Second Buffalo County Hero Flight to see the WWII Memorial and other sites throughout the city. The vets shared their reactions to the memorial and memories from their service during the war.

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Kent Lucas
October 1st, 2008 at 2:26 pm

I was one of the honored escorts to go on the second Hero Flight. Every veteran was truely proud to have been selected for the event and it provided many memories (good and bad) for them to reflect on. At the WWll memorial they were even informed that Kilroy had been there with two sightings of the “Kilroy was here” logo. It is a remarkable monument and a wonderful tribute to all the brave men and women that followed their country and did their duty in all kinds of ways.


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