Honor Flight Carrying Tennessee Veterans Lands In Nashville

Posted at 7:01 AM, Sep 27, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-27 08:01:12-04

A flight carrying 26 Tennessee veterans landed safely overnight at Nashville International Airport. 

The group traveled to Washington, D.C. Wednesday on an honor flight. Despite a busy day, starting at 2 a.m. for some and lasting past midnight, the veterans said the experience was worth it.

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“[This] 92-year-old veteran had the time of his life today. He did everything possible. He's a trooper in World War II and he's a trooper today," one man said. 

Honor flights take veterans to see war memorials in the nation’s capital at no charge to them.

Click here to learn more about the Honor Flight Network.