Sky Honor Flight
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.
LAUREL — An estimated 18,000 spectators lined the streets Thursday for a pair of parades that commandeered First Avenue, one of the community’s thoroughfares, for about two hours.
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.
World War II veterans, some of them dressed in vintage uniforms, will ride classic convertibles during the annual Burn the Point Parade on Friday to heighten awareness of Big Sky Honor Flight of Montana.
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.
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.