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Honor Flight

Promoted by Yankton VFW Post 791 and VFW Auxiliary

Monday, March 11 7:30PM - 9:17PM

at Carmike Yankton Mall 5
2101 Broadway Ave Ste 5, Yankton, SD, US, 57078, US (map)
$10.00 General

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The Event Program

  • Movie presentation of Honor Flight

    ‪Honor Flight is a heartwarming documentary about four living World War II veterans and a Midwest community coming together to give them the trip of a lifetime. Volunteers race against the clock to fly thousands of WWII veterans to Washington, DC to see the memorial constructed for them in 2005, nearly 60 years after their epic struggle.‬

    ‪The trips are called “Honor Flights” and for the veterans, who are in their late 80s and early 90s, it’s often the first time they’ve been thanked and the last trip of their lives. The 24-hour journey is full of surprises that deeply move all who are involved. It’s uncommon for World War II veterans to talk about the War, but the Honor Flight experience brings their stories out. Many veterans say, with the exception of their wedding day and the birth of their children, the trip is the best day of their life.‬

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Event Info

Great movie even if you or one of your family members experienced an honor flight.  You'll experience the emotions of a group from Wisconsin who organized and carried out several honor flights for WWII veterans.  The movie incorporates history and honors WWII veterans.