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Honor Flight Participants

By Staff | May 9, 2017

HONOR FLIGHT -- Palo Alto County Veterans participated in the Brushy Creek Area Honor Flight to Washington, D.C. Veterans flew from Fort Dodge on Saturday, May 6, to spend a full day of patriotic moments in the nation’s capital. Veterans pictured are Dick Sample, Emmetsburg, Navy, Vietnam; Leo Brownfield, Ayrshire, Marine, Vietnam; Al Finnegan, Ruthven, Army, Vietnam; Merreal Turner, Emmetsburg, Army, Vietnam; and Rodger Edwards, Emmetsburg, Army, Vietnam; (back row from the left), and James Hill, Emmetsburg, Army, Vietnam; and Dick Konigsfeld, Emmetsburg, Army, Korea (front). Veterans visited the Korean, Vietnam and Lincoln Memorials, then toured the World War II?Memorial, and they were escorted to the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Their drive took them past the Pentagon and the Air Force Memorial, and they visited the Iwo Jima Monument. --submitted photo