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Montana's 6th Honor Flight carries 84 veterans to D.C.

Montana's 6th Honor Flight carries 84 veterans to D.C.

WASHINGTON — Beneath the steady gaze of Abraham Lincoln, the towering Washington Monument reaching into the skies just beyond him, Dean Grenie…

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Veterans load up for whirlwind tour of Washington, D.C.

Veterans load up for whirlwind tour of Washington, D.C.

After an early wake-up call Sunday, the World War II veteran guests of the sixth Big Sky Honor Flight lifted off from Billings in a chartered …

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WWII veterans recall adventures, ordeals during D.C. tour

WWII veterans recall adventures, ordeals during D.C. tour

WASHINGTON, D.C. — World War II was a bloody, dirty mess, but if you were lucky enough to survive, it was also a heck of an adventure.

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WWII veterans visit D.C. on 4th Big Sky Honor Flight

WWII veterans visit D.C. on 4th Big Sky Honor Flight

WASHINGTON, D.C. — In the shadow of the black granite wall of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial on Sunday afternoon, Doris Adolph remembered another war.

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Veterans receive raucous welcome home

Veterans receive raucous welcome home

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 throng…

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Montana veterans visit their memorial in Washington, D.C.

Montana veterans visit their memorial in Washington, D.C.

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Kenneth Baeth, a terminally ill World War II veteran, sat in his wheelchair in the middle of the National World War II Memo…

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Montana veterans teach impromptu history lesson during Honor Flight tour

Montana veterans teach impromptu history lesson during Honor Flight tour

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…

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86 WWII veterans arrive in D.C. on Big Sky Honor Flight

86 WWII veterans arrive in D.C. on Big Sky Honor Flight

11:40: Big Sky Honor Flight No. 3 has landed at Dulles International Airport. The veterans were greeted at Dulles with water cannons salute co…

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87 WWII veterans to board 3rd tour of Big Sky Honor Flight

87 WWII veterans to board 3rd tour of Big Sky Honor Flight

In the pre-dawn hours Sunday, 87 World War II veterans will gather at Billings Logan International Airport, bound for the nation’s capital whe…

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Western Montana veterans prep for upcoming Honor Flight trip

Western Montana veterans prep for upcoming Honor Flight trip

MISSOULA — John M. Richards enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps League out of high school in 1946, hitting boot camp in San Diego then serving i…

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Veterans gear up for third WWII Honor Flight; program gets $10K donation

Veterans gear up for third WWII Honor Flight; program gets $10K donation

Standing in front of about 80 people at Montana State University Billings' downtown campus on Sunday, Electrical Consultants, Inc. owner Dave …

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World War II veteran: 'There were just pieces of bodies and men ...'

World War II veteran: 'There were just pieces of bodies and men ...'

Kenneth Baeth recalls sitting in his American history class decades ago at Libby High School, gazing out the window and daydreaming about flying.

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Stockman Bank to help raise funds for more Big Sky Honor Flights

Stockman Bank to help raise funds for more Big Sky Honor Flights

Stockman Bank on Monday announced a statewide effort to help raise money to send World War II veterans on Big Sky Honor Flights to the Washing…

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Big Sky Honor Flight funded for 3 additional trips

Big Sky Honor Flight funded for 3 additional trips

An effort to fly Montana World War II veterans to the Washington, D.C., monument honoring their sacrifice has raised enough money for at least…

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Honor Flight documentary attracts sell-out crowd

Honor Flight documentary attracts sell-out crowd

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., t…

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Documentary to show in Billings; raise money for Honor Flight

Documentary to show in Billings; raise money for Honor Flight

An acclaimed documentary that details a trip of World War II veterans will show in Billings on Jan. 15-17 to help raise money for Big Sky Hono…

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Billings Senior High raises $10,000 for Big Sky Honor Flight

Billings Senior High raises $10,000 for Big Sky Honor Flight

Billings Senior High School students' Big Sky Honor Flight fundraising efforts have paid off to help World War II veterans from Montana fly to…

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Five Billings-area organizations support Big Sky Honor Flight

Five Billings-area organizations support Big Sky Honor Flight

Five Billings-area organizations have stepped up with financial gifts for Big Sky Honor Flight and its efforts to salute Montana World War II …

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Senior High kicks off $10K Honor Flight fundraiser

Senior High kicks off $10K Honor Flight fundraiser

During a Monday assembly on the day after Veterans Day, Billings Senior High School kicked off an effort to raise $10,000 to help Montana Vete…

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Montana's Budweiser Wholesalers donate $20,575 to Big Sky Honor Flight

Montana's Budweiser Wholesalers donate $20,575 to Big Sky Honor Flight

With a $20,575 donation from Montana Budweiser Wholesalers, the third tour of Big Sky Honor Flight of Montana is almost airborne.

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