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Honor Flight scheduled for Tuesday

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The Eastern Iowa Honor Flight will launch Flight #29 on Tuesday, September 19th.

89 veterans are headed to Washington, D.C. to visit the memorials dedicated to their service and sacrifice.

While there, they will visit the WWII, Korean, Vietnam memorials, as well as visit Arlington National Cemetery, and other memorials.

On this flight, they will also lay a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery.

They will arrive at  Eastern Iowa Airport at 5:00 a.m. They're expected to take off at 6:30 a.m. They're estimated to return around 10:15 p.m.

The community is invited to come out and welcome home the veterans. Parking is free.

If you have questions, contact George Rickey at 319-594-0737 or email him at eihf.media.pr@gmail.com

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