CHICAGO — A military mission was completed at Midway Airport Thursday night. But this one was filled with warmth, not warfare.
Honor Flight Chicago 97 returned with from Washington with Chicago-area veterans after they spent a day in the nation’s capital to remember and reflect on their service.
There were greeted to a hero’s welcome.
For those who welcomed them at the airport, it was an opportunity to show gratitude and respect.
Two veterans of World War II, a dozen veterans of the Korean War and 100 veterans of Vietnam receivedan outpouring of patriotism and pride.
Honor Flight Chicago is a non-profit dedicated to celebrating our area’s military veterans. The group has been providing these trips since 2008.