About 25 people attended an informational meeting last night to provide more information about the Honor Flight happening September 18th. [simage=3802,400,n,center]
This flight, sponsored by the Washington County Riverboat Foundation is open to all World War II Veterans of Washington County. During the day there will be visits to the different monuments in Washington, DC, as well as witness the changing of the Guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.
The goal is to have at least 80 Vets from the area sign up, however more are always welcome. The deadline to sign up for the trip is the end of the month and an orientation meeting providing more specifics of the trip is taking place September 9th.
Any area World War II Vets interested in going on the trip can sign up by contacting Eastern Iowa Honor Flight or Washington County Veterans Affairs Office.