Help Greet Returning WWII Veterans

World War II Memorial in Washington D.C. Courtesy the National Parks.

World War II Memorial in Washington D.C. Courtesy the National Parks.

If you live in the Tampa Bay region and have an hour to spend this evening, head to the St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport.

Honor Flight of West Central Florida has sponsored 80 WWII veterans for a day-long visit to Washington D.C. memorials as a way to honor their service.Part of the celebration is a public “hero’s welcome home.”

The welcome home celebration is open to the public and free. Gather at the baggage claim area by 8 p.m.

To date, the West Coast Honor Flight organization has sponsored 1256 veterans’ visits to the nation’s capital and veteran memorials. The next flight is Sept. 30, 2014 out of Lakeland.

For more information contact info@HonorFlightWCF.org.

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