Honor Flight vets get a pink smooch as they arrive into D.C.

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When veterans on the 41st Honor Flight arrived to Washington Dulles International Airport a local named Laura Valentine was the first to greet them.

Laura's specialty? Bright pink lipstick!

Every vet was adorned with her mark, and wore it proudly.

Click here for more photos, interviews, and experiences from the 41st Quad Cities Honor Flight on August 31st, 2017