Veterans receive unique Honor Flight in Land O’Lakes

(WFLA) – Veterans who can’t travel were treated to a unique Honor Flight Saturday in Land O’Lakes.

Operation Patriot and Honor Flight West Central Florida made the experience accessible to 120 veterans from the Baldomero Lopez State Veterans nursing home.

The heroes from World War Two, the Korean War, Vietnam War, the Gulf War and the War on Terror visited such sites Washington, D.C. memorials – without having to step foot on an airplane. They experienced the sights and sounds of the memorials right from their residence.

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