The Land of Lincoln Honor Flight will honor 16 more WWII veterans and 70 more Korean veterans with a one-day trip to Washington, DC on October 22nd to see the World War II Memorial, Korean Memorial, Vietnam Memorial, Arlington Cemetery, National Air and Space Museum and other memorials. If the government is still “shut down”, the Air and Space Museum will be closed. There will be 3 veterans from Taylorville on the flight and they are: William Croenne, Frank Diss, and James Nation.
The public is invited to a welcome home ceremony for these WWII and Korean Era veterans when the plane arrives back at the Springfield Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport at 9:30 p.m. on October 22. Wear red, white and blue to show your appreciation.