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Arlington National Cemetery

'He had the time of his life. What a way to go.'

'He had the time of his life. What a way to go.'

For a weary, emotional and grateful Donald Buska, it was mission accomplished.

April 30, 2014 5:30 pm Video Photos

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Cherry blossoms

Cherry blossoms

Cherry trees blossom at Arlington National Cemetery while the Big Sky Honor Flight visited on Monday.

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Tom Kamp strolls by the gravestones

Tom Kamp strolls by the gravestones

WWII Navy submarine engine mechanic Tom Kamp strolls by the gravestones Arlington National Cemetery with escort Benjamin Tyrell.

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Veterans see their memorial on 6th Big Sky Honor flight

Veterans see their memorial on 6th Big Sky Honor flight

WASHINGTON — June Haigh dug out his green wool Marine Corps dress cover hat from a drawer where it had rested for 40 years as he packed for the trip to Washington, D.C.

September 09, 2013 9:27 pm Photos

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Veterans gear up for their opportunity to see WWII memorial

The largest group yet of World War II veterans from western Montana will join the Big Sky Honor Flight to Washington, D.C., on Sept. 8.

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WAVES among Honor Flight participants on next flight

WAVES among Honor Flight participants on next flight

MISSOULA — The grounds of Arlington National Cemetery were grassy hills free, for the most part, of the now-familiar rows of white crosses when Eleanor Weidman roamed the memorial as a young Navy WAVES recruit.

September 01, 2013 12:30 am Photos

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Honor Flight No. 4 takes wing Sunday morning

Honor Flight No. 4 takes wing Sunday morning

Eighty-four veterans from across the state will be boarding the fourth Big Sky Honor Flight to Washington, D.C., on Sunday morning.

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86 WWII veterans arrive in D.C. on Big Sky Honor Flight

86 WWII veterans arrive in D.C. on Big Sky Honor Flight

11:40: Big Sky Honor Flight No. 3 has landed at Dulles International Airport. The veterans were greeted at Dulles with water cannons salute courtesy of the Washington, D.C. Fire Department. Veterans applauded the landing and tribute.

April 21, 2013 5:57 am Photos

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87 WWII veterans to board 3rd tour of Big Sky Honor Flight

87 WWII veterans to board 3rd tour of Big Sky Honor Flight

In the pre-dawn hours Sunday, 87 World War II veterans will gather at Billings Logan International Airport, bound for the nation’s capital where they can get some closure.

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Five Billings-area organizations support Big Sky Honor Flight

Five Billings-area organizations support Big Sky Honor Flight

Five Billings-area organizations have stepped up with financial gifts for Big Sky Honor Flight and its efforts to salute Montana World War II veterans.

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2-day, jampacked tour awaits WWII veterans in D.C.

2-day, jampacked tour awaits WWII veterans in D.C.

Participants on the second Big Sky Honor Flight are in store for two, jam-packed days of seeing some of the most moving and captivating sights in the nation's capital. The centerpiece of the tour will be the National World War II Memorial.

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Veterans in store for 2-day, jampacked tour in D.C.

Members of the Big Sky Honor Flight are in for a whirlwind, two-day tour of some of the most captivating sights in the nation’s capital in addition to the National World War II Memorial.

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West High students walk for Big Sky Honor Flight

West High students walk for Big Sky Honor Flight

Some 540 West High youth are pounding the pavement to raise at least $1,000 to help send World War II veterans to Washington, D.C., to visit the National World War II memorial in June.

May 07, 2012 1:44 pm Photos

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World War II vets headed to nation's capital in June

World War II vets headed to nation's capital in June

It's official: Six months after the Big Sky Honor Flight Program was launched in Montana, about 90 World War II veterans will make the inaugural flight to Washington, D.C. to visit "their" memorial.

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Yellowstone County Veterans Cemetery moves closer to national designation

Yellowstone County Veterans Cemetery moves closer to national designation

Seven months after the nation's top veteran pledged to support making the Yellowstone County Veterans Cemetery in Laurel a National Veterans Cemetery, the special designation is closer than ever.

February 14, 2012 9:45 pmLoading…

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