Honor Flight Sends 90+ Veterans to D.C.

The Quad City Honor Flight started its 23rd flight to Washington D.C. Thursday.

The Quad City Honor Flight is taking 94 veterans to Washington D.C. Thursday. 80 of the veterans going are Korean War veterans while 14 of them World War II veterans.

For the first time Thursday, a group of veterans from Cedar County, Iowa is heading down to Washington D.C. too. Some of the vets say they are excited to go to Washington D.C., but some of them are nervous too.

The Honor Flight group gets back to the Quad Cities at 10 p.m. Thursday. They’re flying into the Quad City International Airport.

If you’re looking to sign up a veteran, click here to sign up. There are still three more Honor Flights this season.

The next Honor Flight is August 29th. The group says it still has 750 Korean War Veterans that are still waiting to go on a flight.

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