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Big Sky Honor Flight Committee

As aging veterans fly to D.C., team of medical professionals make the trip a success

As aging veterans fly to D.C., team of medical professionals make the trip a success

WASHINGTON, D.C. — They grew up in the United States during the deprivation of the Great Depression and went on to fight in World War II, bearing witness to some of the bloodiest, most protracted battles in American history.

April 27, 2014 3:17 pm Photos

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6th Honor Flight fully funded with another $35,440 in donations

6th Honor Flight fully funded with another $35,440 in donations

With an infusion of $35,440 in donations, Big Sky Honor Flight of Montana will be airborne in September with nearly 100 World War II veterans aboard.

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Montana veterans teach impromptu history lesson during Honor Flight tour

Montana veterans teach impromptu history lesson during Honor Flight tour

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The nation’s capital is a hot spot for students traveling here to see some of the most magnificent memorials in the country and to learn about history.

April 21, 2013 10:45 pm Photos

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Billings Senior High raises $10,000 for Big Sky Honor Flight

Billings Senior High raises $10,000 for Big Sky Honor Flight

Billings Senior High School students' Big Sky Honor Flight fundraising efforts have paid off to help World War II veterans from Montana fly to Washington D.C. to see their war memorials.

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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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Pies in the skies for veterans

Pies in the skies for veterans

Dozens of World War II veterans gathered Tuesday afternoon at Perkins restaurant in downtown Billings and helped kick off a pie drive that will help send a third group of veterans on a Big Sky Honor Flight in May.

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2nd Big Sky Honor Flight brings sobs, solemnity

2nd Big Sky Honor Flight brings sobs, solemnity

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Only three strides into the vast Korean War Veterans Memorial on Sunday, Warren Dexter halted, convulsing with emotion.

September 23, 2012 11:00 pm Photos

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Cenex Zip Trip joins Big Sky Honor Flight as statewide fundraising partner

Cenex Zip Trip joins Big Sky Honor Flight as statewide fundraising partner

Cenex Zip Trip, which has 25 convenience stores and fuel stations across Montana, has pledged an undisclosed portion of its proceeds from the sale of Coca-Cola products during August and September to help send World War II veterans to Washington, D.C.

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2nd Honor Flight scheduled; donor issues fundraising challenge to 'oil patch'

2nd Honor Flight scheduled; donor issues fundraising challenge to 'oil patch'

A $10,000 donation from a Sidney man has helped make it possible to send a second group of World War II veterans to Washington, D.C., this fall.

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Big Sky Honor Flight: By the Numbers

Big Sky Honor Flight: By the Numbers

Big Sky Honor Flight: By the numbers

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