Texas Panhandle Honor Flight heads to Washington D.C.

Texas Panhandle Honor Flight heads to Washington D.C.

AMARILLO, TX (KFDA) - Veterans in the Texas Panhandle are preparing for a once-in-a-lifetime trip to our nation's capital.

From Sept. 13-15, local veterans who fought in World War II, Vietnam or Korea will participate in the Texas Panhandle Honor Flight in Washington D.C.

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Over the course of three days, the veterans, along with Honor Flight volunteers, will travel to a variety of memorials and participate in wreath layings and flag presentations, with stops including the World War II Veterans Memorial, the Tomb of the Unknowns at Arlington National Cemetery, the United States Capitol and many more.

NewsChannel 10's Jami Seymore is traveling with the 2018 Texas Panhandle Honor Flight and will have a behind-the-scenes look at the special occasion honoring our veterans, both on-air and on social media. There will also be special reports airing on NewsChannel 10 in the days that follow the trip.

To follow along with the group's journey, stay tuned to NewsChannel 10's social media platforms.

There will also be a welcoming ceremony at Rick Husband Airport in Amarillo to honor our heroes back home. If you would like to attend, the group is set to arrive back in Amarillo Saturday night around 9:30 p.m.

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