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97-year-old nurse on today's Eastern Iowa Honor Flight

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CEDAR RAPIDS (KWWL) -

Veterans will soon be in the air heading to Washington, D.C. 

The Eastern Iowa Honor Flight is taking off from the Eastern Iowa Airport this morning.

There are 84 veterans on this flight. Four are from World War II, 28 are from the Korean War and 52 are Vietnam Veterans.

They'll visit war memorials today and also go to Arlington National Cemetery.

A 97-year-old female Army nurse will be on the honor flight. 

The honor flight is expected to return to Cedar Rapids around 10:15 p.m.

Anyone can come to the airport to welcome the veterans home. 

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