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Updated: 4/30 11:24 am
RENO, Nev. (KRNV & MyNews4.com) - Today is the day. More than 30 Honor Flight veterans from Northern Nevada will return home from their trip to Washington D.C. this Sunday, March 27, 2014.

Honor Flight is a nationwide program that transports America's veterans of World War II, Korean and Vietnam Wars to Washington D.C. to visit the war memorials built in honor of their service and sacrifices.

Join Airport Officials and several hundred military supporters from the local community, to welcome these men and women home. The will be welcomed home with hugs and hand hakes, a water arch, bag piper, therapy dogs, music and a military salute in tribute to their service.

Honor Flight is scheduled to return at 3:50 p.m. on Southwest Airlines at the Reno-Tahoe International Airport. News 4 will have a reporter and photographer to capture the special occasion.

Remember to follow News 4's Ashley Cullins on her journey with Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter and join the conversation using hashtag #honorflightnv.


FROM NEWS 4'S ASHLEY CULLINS: Thousands of midshipmen performed a traditional march at Worden Field with the honor flight veterans and the Governor of Virginia was in attendance.

This is Honor Flight Nevada's first trip to the naval academy, and the group is pictured here. About half of the vets in this group served in the Navy.

Remember to follow Ashley on her journey with Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter and join the conversation using hashtag #honorflightnv.





News 4's Ashley Cullins captures a naval officer welcoming a naval veteran to the U.S. Naval Academy.

Remember to follow Ashley on her journey with Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter and join the conversation using hashtag #honorflightnv.



RENO, Nev. (MyNews4.com & KRNV) -- Local veterans are making the trip of a lifetime with Honor Flight Nevada. World War 2, Korean, and Vietnam War veterans were sent off on Thursday evening in style.

Paws for Passengers made it to the party, greeting the vets before the long flight. The trip takes veterans to Washington D.C. to visit the memorials dedicated to honor their service and sacrifices. This is the fifth flight for Honor Flight Nevada.

Northern Nevada Program Director Jon Yuspa organized all five of the flights, and talks about how each one is always different. "You keep meeting new people, hearing great stories, and you realize there's great people in our community, literally next door."

The veterans and their chaperones will land in Baltimore, Maryland on Friday.

News 4 will have a reporter and photographer with them every step of the way. If you would like to follow their journey on Twitter, use the hashtag #honorflightnv.
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