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Honor Flight

Bob Saxbury waits

Bob Saxbury waits

American Legion Post 123 of Laurel member Bob Saxbury waits for the return of the final Big Sky Honor Flight on Monday May 12, 2014 at Billings Logan International Airport.

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Balloons fall

Balloons fall

World War II veterans are given a hero's welcome after participating in the final Big Sky Honor Flight on Monday May 12, 2014 at Billings Logan International Airport.

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Hero's Welcome

Hero's Welcome

Friends, families and supporters cheer as World War II veterans are given a hero's welcome after participating in the final Big Sky Honor Flight on Monday May 12, 2014 at Billings Logan International Airport.

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Veteran Edgar Fisher shakes hands

Veteran Edgar Fisher shakes hands

World War II veteran Edgar Fisher, 86, right, accepts a handshake and thanks from Doug Clark, left, during the hero's welcome for the members of the final Big Sky Honor Flight on Monday May 12, 2014 at Billings Logan International Airport.

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Veteran Max Long thanks Robert Altman

Veteran Max Long thanks Robert Altman

American Legion Post 123 of Laurel member Max Long, right, offers a handshake and thanks to World War II veteran Robert Altman, 89, during the hero's welcome for the participants of the final Big Sky Honor Flight on Monday May 12, 2014 at Billings Logan International Airport.

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A tearful hug

A tearful hug

Big Sky Honor Flight President Tina Vauthier accepts a hug from West Park resident Father Charlie Gorman during the hero's welcome for the participating veterans of the final Big Sky Honor Flight on Monday May 12, 2014 at Billings Logan International Airport.

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Jack Engleman salutes

Jack Engleman salutes

World War II veteran Jack Engleman, 86, salutes the crowd during the arrival of the final Big Sky Honor Flight on Monday May 12, 2014 at Billings Logan International Airport.

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Veteran Andrew Kim

Veteran Andrew Kim

World War II, Korea and Vietnam veteran Andrew Kim, 87, right, shakes hands with grateful citizen Peggy LeDuc, left, after arriving home from the final Big Sky Honor Flight on Monday May 12, 2014 at Billings Logan International Airport.

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Hero's Welcome

Hero's Welcome

World War II veteran Mel Blanchard, 90, plants a kiss on his girlfriend, Tori Marion, 63, after he returned home from the final Big Sky Honor Flight on Monday at Billings Logan International Airport.

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Hero's Welcome

Hero's Welcome

Violet Banderob, 4, falls asleep holding an American flag on her mother Heidi Banderob's shoulders as they wait for the return of the final Big Sky Honor Flight on Monday May 12, 2014 at Billings Logan International Airport.

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Hero's Welcome

Hero's Welcome

Congressman Steve Daines welcomes World War II veteran Delmar Davis, 86, after his return from the final Big Sky Honor Flight on Monday May 12, 2014 at Billings Logan International Airport.

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Raucous, joyful welcome for last trip to D.C.

Raucous, joyful welcome for last trip to D.C.

One last time, Montana's Honor Flight arrived at Billings Logan International Airport on Monday night, greeted by more than 1,000 cheering onlookers welcoming them home. 

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Jim Dellwo arrives home

Jim Dellwo arrives home

World War II veteran Jim Dellwo, 91, hugs his daughter Mary Ann Ries, right, after arriving home from a Big Sky Honor Flight on Monday at Billings Logan International Airport.

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A surprised veteran

A surprised veteran

A veteran is surprised by the cheering crowd during the arrival of a Big Sky Honor Flight Monday at Billings Logan International Airport.

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Waving American flags

Waving American flags

Friends, family and supporters wave American flags and cheer for veterans arriving home from a Big Sky Honor Flight on Monday at Billings Logan International Airport.

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A veteran smiles

A veteran smiles

A veteran smiles at the cheering crowd during the arrival of a Big Sky Honor Flight Monday at Billings Logan International Airport.

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Barbara Musgrove and Talon Lane

Barbara Musgrove and Talon Lane

World War II Navy veteran Barbara Musgrove, 92, is greeted by Talon Lane, 3, right, after arriving home a Big Sky Honor Flight on Monday at Billings Logan International Airport.

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Beverley Schillinger cheers

Beverley Schillinger cheers

Beverley Schillinger cheers as World War II veterans arrive home at Billings Logan International Airport on Monday after the veterans spent two days in Washington, D.C., on the Big Sky Honor Flight.

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Happy arrival

Happy arrival

A veteran smiles at the cheering crowd during the arrival of a Big Sky Honor Flight Monday at Billings Logan International Airport.

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Little Bailey with a flag

Little Bailey with a flag

Kathy Uzelac, left, holds her granddaughter Bailey Uzelac, 4 months, and waves an American flag at her before the arrival of a Big Sky Honor Flight on Monday at Billings Logan International Airport.

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