National World War Ii Memorial
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.
For a weary, emotional and grateful Donald Buska, it was mission accomplished.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — As a member of the National Funeral Directors Association, J. Bernard Dahl helped raise money for a monument that would someday be dedicated to World War II veterans.
At 16, a fresh-faced lad who was long on good looks enrolled with the Minnesota State National Guard with an eye toward following in the footsteps of his father and uncle, both of whom served in the U.S. Navy.
With donations totaling more than $54,000, the ninth and final tour of Big Sky Honor Flight will take off in May, bound for the nation’s capital.
Two final trips of Big Sky Honor Flight are set for 2014, bringing to an end the program that has flown more than 600 World War II veterans to Washington, D.C., to visit the National World War II Memorial.
The physician who helped care for hundreds of World War II veterans as they journeyed to the nation’s capital will be honored Thursday.
Bus drivers carrying Montana veterans to visit memorials on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., on Monday were threatened with arrest for crossing police barricades.
An 87-year-old World War II veteran from Billings said he would risk being arrested if that’s what it takes to trespass into the barricaded National World War II Memorial.
Big Sky Honor Flight of Montana wants your vote.
Time is running out for World War II veterans who want to travel to Washington, D.C., to see the National World War II Memorial.
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.
Health enhancement students at Billings West High raised $11,372 to help support Big Sky Honor Flight of Montana. That is enough money to send 10 World War II veterans to Washington, D.C., to see their memorial.
James Vick looked more than a little stunned Monday night as he reached the escalator that would take him down to the crowd of hundreds thronging the terminal of the Billings Logan International Airport.
Don Grauman, 89, of Billings, had heard about Big Sky Honor Flight, a program that flies World War II veterans for free to Washington, D.C., to see the National World War II Memorial. But he never thought of applying.
An acclaimed documentary film that details a trip of a lifetime for World War II veterans will play Jan. 15-17 in Billings to help raise funds for Big Sky Honor Flight.
A limited number of tickets are available to see a documentary that details a trip of World War II veterans. And some of those tickets are free for Montana veterans.
The clock is ticking to get your ticket to see an acclaimed documentary that details a trip of World War II veterans.
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