On Tuesday, 68 Oklahoma veterans will travel to the nation’s capital to see the monuments that honor their military service.
Scheduled to take the flight are one veteran from WWII, 12 from the Korean War and 55 from the Vietnam War.
Organizers say there are more than 350 Vietnam veterans on the waiting list for an honor flight, but first priority is given to World War II veterans.
Oklahoma Warriors Honor Flight invites veterans on the trip at no cost to them. The trips are quite expensive, though, and are largely funded by donations.
You can donate by texting the word VET to 70123 or by clicking here.
Once in Washington, the group will visit several sites including the memorials to World War II, the Korean and Vietnam wars, Arlington National Cemetery and more.
Volunteers play a big part in making these trips possible. If you’re interested in volunteering, click here.
KRMG Evening News Host Skyler Cooper and 103.3 The Eagle’s Lynn Hernandez will travel with the group to bring their stories back to Tulsa.
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