Honor Flight

A Heroes’ Welcome Home: Veterans Return From D.C. Honor Flight

dozens were at Hector International to thank 90 veterans for their service

FARGO, N.D. — Korean and World War II veterans may not have all been invited back to the states with open arms back then, but they’re now getting a heroes’ welcome home. Ninety veterans embarked on a two-day trip to our nation’s capital as part of the North Dakota, Minnesota Honor Flight. Dozens of people welcomed them back at Hector…

Honor Flight Brings Veterans to Washington, D.C.

90 veterans from North Dakota, Minnesota and South Dakota traveled together

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Ninety area veterans are in Washington, D.C. to see the memorials that have been created to honor them as part of the North Dakota, Minnesota Honor Flight. The majority of these veterans served during the Korean War but the trip also includes 16 World War II veterans. These veterans from North Dakota, Minnesota and South Dakota arrive…

LIVE: Veterans Honor Flight Prepares To Take Off

Around 100 Veterans Flying To Washington, D.C. This Weekend

  About 100 veterans will get the trip of a lifetime this weekend on the latest Veterans Honor Flight of ND/MN. They’re leaving on Sunday, May 19th for a trip to Washington, D.C. The veterans will visit war memorials honoring their service, then get a banquet in their honor. This flight includes 16 World War II veterans, including vets up…

Governor Burgum Thanks First Native Veterans Honor Flight Members

The flight departed Monday from Bismarck Airport and will return Tuesday night

BISMARCK, N.D. — Gov. Doug Burgum helped send off 100 military veterans on the first North Dakota Native Veterans Honor Flight to Washington, D.C. The flight to see the memorials in their honor includes representation from all five tribal nations in North Dakota. The flight departed from Bismarck Airport and will return Tuesday night. About 155 people are making the trip,…

Sharing War Stories: 88 Local Veterans Spent Two Days In Washington, D.C.

They were selected for the latest North Dakota-Minnesota Veterans Honor Flight

FARGO, N.D. — They were a group of 88 of our area’s finest service members. They were just the latest heroes to take the North Dakota-Minnesota Veterans Honor Flight to Washington, D.C. We went along for the ride and it was a 2-day whirlwind of activity as we took in memorial after memorial, shared lunches and snacks and more importantly shared…

Veterans Get Heroes Welcome From Honor Flight

FARGO, N.D. – It’s been a whirlwind couple of days for North Dakota and Minnesota veterans. They’ve seen monuments and memorials built for their hard work defending our country, and they made their way back home Monday night. Click the video above to see their warm welcome home at Hector International Airport. Tags: FARGO, Honor Flight, minnesota, MN, ND, north dakota,…

Veterans See Memorials Made Because of Their Sacrifices During Honor Flight

WASHINGTON – 88 of our area’s finest veterans are all tuckered out. They are just wrapping up the latest Honor Flight. From the Washington Monument all the way to the Lincoln Memorial veterans are checking out memorials and heading to the Vietnam memorial, Korean Conflict Memorial and World War II Memorial. Day two started bright and early with a police escort to the…

Wounded War Veteran From Hawley, Minnesota Prepares For Honor Flight

Curtis Johnson Was Wounded During The War In Korea In 1952

HAWLEY, Minn. — On Sunday, another group of our local war heroes will board a plane for our nation’s capital. Veterans from World War Two, Korea and Vietnam are taking the Honor Flight to see the memorials in their honor. KVRR anchor TJ Nelson and chief photographer John Hanson are going on the trip. They had the privilege of meeting just…