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Final Honor Flight of year leaves Wednesday morning

Final Honor Flight of year leaves Wednesday morning

By Matthew Harding . CREATED Oct 29, 2013

The final honor flight of the year is leaving Mid-Continent Airport at 7:50 a.m. Wednesday.

Sixteen World War II and 26 Korean War veterans will head to Washington, D.C. to tour the WWII, Korean War, Vietnam Memorial Wall, Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and Fort McHenry. 

People can welcome the veterans home, and free transportation will be available. A shuttle bus will depart from Burlington Coat Factory at 613 S. Dugan Rd. at 7:30 p.m. Friday, and will run until 9:30 p.m. The veterans are expected to return around 8:20 p.m. Friday.