Local war veterans to visit war memorials in D.C.
Nonprofit Honor Flight San Antonio provides trip for veterans
SAN ANTONIO – A group of war veterans from the San Antonio area boarded a jet Friday for Washington, D.C., to visit some war memorials.
The trip was made possible by the nonprofit Honor Flight San Antonio.
The group paid $1,600 per veteran. The money was raised through donations.
Among the veterans making the trip is a woman who served in the Women's Army Corps, a 100-year-old man who served in World War II and an 89-year-old man who was a prisoner of war for three years in Korea.
The nonprofit has provided similar trips to at least 150 veterans over the past eight years.
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