Program takes World War II veterans to visit D.C. memorial

Honor Flight Austin is reaching out to Williamson County residents to fulfill their goal of making sure World War II veterans get the opportunity to view their memorial in Washington, D.C. HFA vice chairman John Spahr spoke to county commissioners and Georgetown City Council in April to ask them to spread the word about its free program for area veterans. Veterans who served overseas or out of the U.S. are eligible to take part in the program. Four flights are planned this spring.

For more information, contact HFA at 888-530-8880 or visit www.honorflightaustin.org.



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