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Cedar Valley Honor Flight Welcomed Home in Waterloo

Around four hundred people and a big band welcomed home ninety northeast Iowa veterans when they returned from the 37th Cedar Valley Honor Flight trip on Wednesday night.

Several local Vietnam era veterans were on the flight, including Larry Torson of Oelwein, Robert Richards of Fairbank, and Kenneth Loughren and Richard Griswold, both of Winthrop.

The group is planning their 38th trip in September and are seeking veterans from WW II, Korea and the Vietnam era to apply to go on the free trip.  Veterans from throughout northeast Iowa are eligible.

For information on how to apply, go to cedarvalleyhonorflights.org or call Co-Chair Craig White at 319-215-7104.

 

Washington, D.C. Welcomes Cedar Valley Honor Flight

 

Veterans Front Row at Tomb of the Unknown Soldier/Changing of the Guards

 

Veterans Welcomed Home by Cedar Valley

 

story, photo and videos courtesy of Jim Coloff/Coloff Media

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