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A note left at the World War II Memorial

A note left at the World War II Memorial

A note left on the lawn near the entrance to World War II memorial.

April 28, 2014 8:43 pm
Veteran Erick Erickson

Veteran Erick Erickson

Billings World War II Army veteran Erick Erickson takes a moment to admire the Montana marker at the World War II Memorial. Erickson is accompanied by his daughter Karla Satchwell of Edmonton, Alberta.

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Filming Donald Buska

Filming Donald Buska

Documentary filmmaker Mark Meyers films Donald Buska at the World War II Memorial.

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Honor Flight Group portrait

Honor Flight Group portrait

The members of the Big Sky Honor Flight pose for the group portrait at the World War II Memorial.

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Robert Dellwo at the Iwo Jima Memorial

Robert Dellwo at the Iwo Jima Memorial

World War II veteran Robert Dellwo of Choteau discusses the Iwo Jima Memorial with his son, also Robert Dellwo, while visiting the site on the Big Sky Honor Flight.

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World War II Memorial

World War II Memorial

Veterans on the Big Sky Honor Flight visited the World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C., on Monday.

April 28, 2014 12:49 pm Photos

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Honor Flight veterans receive warm welcome in Washington

Honor Flight veterans receive warm welcome in Washington

WASHINGTON — Meteorologists said there could be some rain, and talk of a partial government shutdown — and possible protests — raised some questions about the seventh Big Sky Honor Flight, which carried 83 World War II veterans from Billings to Washington Sunday to see the memorials.

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'It's full steam ahead,' say Big Sky Honor Flight organizers

'It's full steam ahead,' say Big Sky Honor Flight organizers

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.

October 13, 2013 12:15 am Video Photos

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Veterans recall names, faces, tales from World War II

Veterans recall names, faces, tales from World War II

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Rosetta Strecker, 88, searched for the Texas pillar at the World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C., conjuring the names and faces of the desperately ill returned prisoners of war she helped treat in a stateside Army hospital in 1945.

June 17, 2013 8:00 pm Photos

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Big Sky Honor Flight

Big Sky Honor Flight

Leo Staat, of Stevensville, talks with former Montana Gov. Tim Babcock at the Iwo Jima Memorial in Arlington, Va.

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Big Sky Honor Flight

Big Sky Honor Flight

Dorothy Roeder, U.S. Coast Guard, holds her portrait from WWII, with her grandson, Jeremy Baffuto, who holds a portrait of his grandfather, Carl Roeder. Both are from Bozeman.

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Big Sky Honor Flight

Big Sky Honor Flight

Dean Elliott talks to U.S. Sen. Max Baucus and his wife, Melodee.

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Big Sky Honor Flight

Big Sky Honor Flight

Dusty Bourque, of Livingston, is interviewed by Close Up students Jamie Miyagawa, left, Celeste Sibille, center, and Maya Lee, right.

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Big Sky Honor Flight

Big Sky Honor Flight

Bill Schultz holds a portrait of his brother, Donald, made when Donald retired from the U.S. Navy. Donald was a Japanese POW for 3 years after being captured on Corregidor.

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Big Sky Honor Flight

Big Sky Honor Flight

Students Gracie Flores, left, and Jacqueline Vidal, right, both from Austin, Texas, interview Alfred Falcon, John Dillon and Frank Scotten about their time in World War II.

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Big Sky Honor Flight

Big Sky Honor Flight

Montana World War II veterans watch the Changing of the Guard at the Tomb of the Unknown at Arlington Cemetery.

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Big Sky Honor Flight

Big Sky Honor Flight

Dusty Bourque, of LIvingston, gets a hug from Big Sky Honor Flight volunteer Becky Hillier.

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Big Sky Honor Flight

Big Sky Honor Flight

Montana WWII veterans watch a soldier at the Tomb of the Unknown in Arlington Cemetery.

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Big Sky Honor Flight

Big Sky Honor Flight

Montana World War II veterans watch the Changing of the Guard at the Tomb of the Unknown at Arlington Cemetery.

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Big Sky Honor Flight

Big Sky Honor Flight

Doris and Alfred Adolph hold hands after placing the honor wreath at the Montana marker at the National WWII Memorial. Volunteers take their picture.

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