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