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Honor Flight Southwest Minnesota

October 2, 2011
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TOP: U.S. Army General Gregory Schumacher (left) greets Army veteran Virgil Dilley upon arrival at BWI Airport in Baltimore during the Southwest Minnesota Honor Flight on Friday.
Honoring our WWII veterans
October 2, 2011 - 9:04pm
September 29, 2011
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Virginia (left) and Orville Austin pose with their military-issued uniforms at their home in Fairmont. Virginia did laundry in the Navy WAVES, while Orville was in the Army infantry in the European Theater
First comes war, then comes marriage
September 29, 2011 - 8:26pm
September 22, 2011
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Glenn and Stan Dammann were each drafted in World War II. Glenn served in Occupied Japan, while Stan stayed state-side. Together they will embark on Honor Flight Southwest Minnesota's final journey.
Band of brothers
September 22, 2011 - 8:57pm
September 15, 2011
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John "Gordy" Aanenson, 85, poses with some of the uniforms he wore while serving his country in the U.S. Army during World War II.
Vet guarded captured Germans
September 15, 2011 - 8:46pm
September 13, 2011
Honor Flight to lay wreath at Arlington
September 13, 2011 - 9:02pm
September 8, 2011
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Les Earhart poses with the Army Air Corps uniform he was issued during World War II. Earhart served from 1943 through 1946. He is a second cousin, twice removed, to famed female pilot Amelia Earhart.
WWII vet trained in chemical warfare
September 8, 2011 - 8:28pm
August 25, 2011
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Ruth Bendt of Luverne holds a photo of the 24 men and women who served together as nurse's aides at the Amarillo, Texas, Air Base during World War II.
Treating the wounds of war
August 25, 2011 - 7:48pm
August 18, 2011
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Albyn Welch of Worthington holds the Army jacket he was issued as a soldier with the Army Air Force during World War II.
Welch repaired B-24's in England during WWII
August 18, 2011 - 8:18pm
August 11, 2011
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Bernie Pettit of rural Lakefield holds open his scrapbook showing a collection of paper money from the various countries he visited during World War II.
Pettit was lab tech aboard ship in World War II
August 11, 2011 - 7:57pm
August 4, 2011
John Bass still has the sea bag and uniform he was issued while serving in the Navy during World War II. Bass will be among 110 veterans to travel with Honor Flight SW MN Sept. 30-Oct. 1.
Eighteen and activated for duty
August 4, 2011 - 8:41pm
June 26, 2011
Honor Flight announces fourth, final journey
June 26, 2011 - 8:57pm
May 7, 2011
Emmert "Andy" Andersen performed a pair of songs on his harmonica during the pre-flight banquet Thursday, April 28, in Luverne. (Aaron Hagen/Daily Globe)
Harmonica player nearly court-martialed in Italy
May 7, 2011 - 12:00am
April 28, 2011
Video + Story: The Army medic and the Navy officer
April 28, 2011 - 10:22pm
Honor Flight banquet
April 28, 2011 - 10:14pm
April 21, 2011
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World War II veteran Stephen Hicks, of Pipestone, holds up a portion of the uniform he wore while serving with the 381st Bomb Group of the 8th Air Force.
Top of the class
April 21, 2011 - 9:47pm