Honor Flight Northland Veterans Returns

By KBJR News 1

September 26, 2012 Updated Sep 27, 2012 at 1:35 PM CST

DULUTH, MN (Northland's NewsCenter) - Families and friends welcomed home dozens of veterans at Duluth International Airport last night as another Honor Flight Northland made its way back from Washington, D.C.

On board were veterans mainly from World War Two and Korea, who got to see their national war memorials.

The Honor Flight is made possible by donations so veterans can take the trip for free.

One family that waited for their loved one to return from the flight has had three generations of family members serve over several decades.

"Down here to meet my uncle who's returning from the Honor Flight. He's a Korean War era," said Vietnam combat veteran Keith Olson, as he waited for his uncle.

"What a welcome here and not only my family but a lot of other families, super, super," said Bill Forsline, who served in Germany from 1954 to 1956.

The next Honor Flight Northland is scheduled for October 9th.

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