Trip of a Lifetime: Honor Flight

Veterans who live in the Washington area wait to meet those arriving on the Honor Flight from Wisconsin. (WTOP/Andrew Mollenbeck)
From one veteran to another: "Welcome home." At Reagan National Airport. (WTOP/Andrew Mollenbeck)
Veterans arrive at Reagan National Airport on Friday. Passengers, volunteers and fellow service members were there to greet them. (WTOP/Andrew Mollenbeck)
Vietnam veterans from the Honor Flight look for names at Memorial. (WTOP/Andrew Mollenbeck)
John Wolfe, of the 82nd Airborne, looks for the name of a medic who was killed in a mortar attack. (WTOP/Andrew Mollenbeck)
Somber moment. A veteran does a pencil rub over the name of a comrade who didn't make it home. (WTOP/Andrew Mollenbeck)
A veteran pauses to look for a name on the wall. Most who arrived on the Honor Flight saw the Vietnam War Memorial for the first time. (WTOP/Andrew Mollenbeck)
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