VIETNAM WAR

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…

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…

LIVE: Vietnam Memorial Week Honors Veterans In The Valley

Week's Worth Of Events Scheduled For Fargo Air Museum

  Vietnam veterans Ed Ahonen and Larry Nicholson with Vietnam Veterans of America are helping bring a week’s worth of events commemorating people who served our country during Vietnam Memorial Week. Events run from May 4th through May 10th at the Fargo Air Museum. Events kick off with a ceremony where Governor Doug Burgum and Senator Kevin Cramer are scheduled to…

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…

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…