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Honor Flight Announces It Will Expand It’s Invitation to Vietnam Veterans

Anyone who served through May 7, 1975 can sign up.

FARGO, N.D.- Since the start of the program, only those who served through 1959 were eligible to apply. “We’ve always had a list of WWII and Korean War Veterans, so we just decided we’re not going to advertise Vietnam yet, because we’re not going to get to them for several years. And we’re just now getting to the point where…

Veteran Pays Tribute To Brother 67 Years After Losing Him In Korean War

Veteran Jacob DeHaan Shares His Brother's Story On The Latest Veterans Honor Flight

  Veterans Honor Flights are full of people with amazing stories of courage and sacrifice for our freedom. On this Veterans Day, we’re highlighting one of those stories. On last month’s Honor Flight I had the privilege to meet a veteran full of life and full or personality. He truly made of the most of his Honor Flight experience, but…

Finding Comfort In Memories Of Military Service

Honor Flight Veterans Recall Loss & Sacrifice So That We Don't Forget

  The Veterans honor flight of North Dakota and Minnesota brings back vivid memories for the veterans who visit our nation’s capital. Sometimes the worst memories of their lives. I found out on the latest honor flight that those memories gives our veterans comfort that we won’t forget what they did for our country. To serve is to sacrifice. These…

Local Veterans Brave The Rain In D.C. On Latest Honor Flight

KVRR's Adam Ladwig is with our local veterans

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Our nation’s heroes know what it takes to overcome a little obstacle like the weather. KVRR’s Adam Ladwig is with our local veterans in a soggy Washington D.C. with the latest Veteran’s Honor Flight of North Dakota/Minnesota. The vets have been dealing with horrible weather all Sunday. Cold, heavy rain. Pouring and pouring and not letting up….

Grandfather & Grandson Share Special Veteran Bond on Honor Flight

WASHINGTON – Another group of area veterans is getting ready to head to Washington DC on the latest Honor Flight. Each one is filled with stories of heroism. On the last flight, two veterans from very different generations shared their story. Of the 90 Veterans on our local May honor flight, two were escorted by a grandchild and one grandfather-grandson…

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…

Reflecting On Times of War: Honor Flight Helps Veterans Find Peace

Their trip to D.C. also helped them to create some new memories that'll last a lifetime

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The wars may be over, but the memories live on for the veterans who fought in them. You could see it in more than 80 of them who went on this year’s honor flight to D.C. Joe Jimenez was just 20 years old when he enlisted as an Army clerk serving in Vietnam. Little did he know he…

Honor Flight Veterans Visit War Memorials On Final Day of Trip

They were surprised with a visit by Horizon Middle School students

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Veterans on the Honor Flight of North Dakota and Minnesota are wrapping up their trip to our nation’s capital. But before they made their way back to Fargo, they were surprised with a visit by Horizon Middle School students. The veterans’ last day was filled with some pretty special moments but they’re saying one of the highlights…

“Happy Hooligans” Returning Home Tonight From Asia

About 50 Airmen Are Expected After Midnight

FARGO, ND — More “Happy Hooligans” are returning home late Sunday night after a six-month deployment in southwest Asia. About 50 Airmen from the Fargo-based 119th Wing will arrive home around 1 a.m. at the North Dakota Air National Guard base ramp. They are part of the nearly 150 Happy Hooligans who deployed in 2017, the unit’s largest deployment since…