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Southern Arizona's 23rd annual honor flight

Posted at 8:45 PM, Sep 04, 2017

Vietnam War, World War II, and Korean War veterans returned to Tucson International Airport after spending the weekend in Washington D.C., where they visited the memorials and monuments dedicated to them.

Hundreds of people lined up on the second floor of the Tucson International Airport for the veterans return. There were thank yous and smiles from even the smallest of supporters.

This was Southern Arizona's 23rd annual honor flight.

Honor Flight is a program that gives veterans the opportunity to see their memorials for free. This gives each veteran the opportunity to feel the impact of their service and the sacrifice they made to protect our country.

Honor Flight Southern Arizona paid for airfare, transportation means and a place to stay.