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Merrill Honor Flight Veteran Surprised with Sponsorship

Updated: 10/18/2013 - It's a trip of a lifetime for our nation's heroes. On Monday more than 90 local vets will take off on the 14th mission of The Never Forgotten Honor Flight. While the trip is free to veterans, guardians do have to pay for the honor of escorting them. But thanks to one Merrill business, a local vet and his guardian will both take the trip for free.

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14th Never Forgotten Honor Flight to Travel as Planned

Updated: 10/05/2013 - For many of our veterans, The Never Forgotten Honor Flight is the most important mission they will ever fly. It gives them a chance to share long lost memories and heal from the wounds of war. But as the government remains shutdown so do the monuments built to honor them.

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"Honor Flight" Premiers Locally To Rave Reviews

Updated: 12/07/2012 - What started as a three minute clip on YouTube is now a feature length film opening to rave reviews. "Honor Flight" documents the journies of four WWII veterans and a group of Midwest volunteers as they race against the clock to give them a trip of a lifetime.

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Students Surprise Tomahawk Veterans with Honor Flight Trip

Updated: 11/12/2012 - They were surprised during Monday's Veterans Day celebration at the school complex, which this year centered around the organization that takes veterans to Washington, D.C. to see the memorials made in their honor.

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Honor Flight Luncheon Honors Spouses

Updated: 04/23/2012 - Monday was an emotional day, not just for the dozens of veterans on the Honor Flight, but their spouses too. The Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum put on a luncheon just for them. It wasn't just to entertain theses spouses or help them pass the time. Kathy Foley says, "But capture the stories of the spouses as well. They're going to engage in activities that are part of our "Spark" program, which are using artworks to spark or trigger memories."

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Son of Local Iwo Jima Hero Speaks to Honor Flight Vets

Updated: 10/19/2011 - Making an appearance on the Never Forgotten Honor Flight trip was Mark Bradley, the son of John Bradley, the Antigo native whose likeness appears in the Iwo Jima Memorial in Washington D.C.

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Honor Flight Veterans Get Big Welcome Home

Updated: 10/18/2011 - It was a well deserved heroes welcome as another group of Honor Flight heroes returned home from visiting our nation's Capitol. The sixth Never Forgotten Honor Flight from North Central Wisconsin is in the history books as Monday 85 veterans experienced the most recent trip to Washington D.C.

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Honor Flight Corn Maze Supports Veterans

Updated: 09/20/2011 - A corn maze in Hatley is raising money for the Honor Flight program. The Honor Flight sends veterans to Washington D.C. to see the WWII memorial and other cites free of charge, thanks to donations.

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