Local News

Land of Lincoln Honor Flight (LLHF) will take to the air on Tuesday, June 10th, for their 27th Flight to Washington, DC. 89 Veterans will be aboard including 18 from World War II, 28 from the Korean War era, and 43 of the Vietnam War era. Local veterans on the flight are:

Charleston:

Dale Keown, US Navy, World War II,

Forsyth:

Walter Walker, US Army, World War II

Girard:

Lou Ashby, US Navy, Vietnam War Era

Scott Mahan, US Army, Vietnam War Era

Hanna City:

Cynthia "Cindy" Dutlinger, US Navy, Vietnam War Era

Hillsboro:

Russell Rhoades, US Army, Korean War Era

Mattoon:

Don Blum, US Marines, Korean War Era

Mechanicsburg:

David Harter, US Army, Vietnam War Era

Raymond:

Russell Massa, US Air Force, Korean War Era

Taylorville:

Sonny Bertucci, US Army, World War II

Harold "Slick" Parrish, US Navy, World War II

Tower Hill:

Jim Vits, US Air Force, Korean War Era

Virden:

Gilbert Baker, US Navy, Vietnam War Era

Randy Quarton, US Army, Vietnam War Era

 

The public is invited to welcome the Veterans home when they return to the Springfield Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport on June 10th at approximately 9:30 PM.  

 
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