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Vets return to a heroes welcome after 2-day trip to D.C. with INW Honor Flight

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SPOKANE, Wash. - Thursday evening 90 veterans returned to Spokane from their 2-day trip to Washington, D.C. 45 World War II veterans, and 45 Korean War veterans were greeted in Spokane by excited family members and friends.

There were hugs, there were laughs, there were even some tears. The trip was organized by the Inland Northwest Honor Flight program, it's their 25th flight. Honor Flight is paid for by donations and helps older veterans visit the memorials dedicated to the wars in which they fought.

The group visited the WWII memorial, Arlington Cemetery, the Korean War memorial, the Vietnam War Memorial, and the Air Force, Navy and Women's memorial in Washington D.C.

This flight is host to the most Korean War veterans the Inland Northwest Honor Flight has ever had.

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