LA CROSSE, Wis. (WXOW) - Nearly 100 local veterans spent Saturday in Washington D.C., thanks to the Freedom Honor Flight.
Veterans and their guardians left La Crosse around 7 a.m. Saturday morning. Including veterans Don Gensch and George Rogers from West Salem. 81-year-old Gensch served in Korea, 92-year-old Rogers served in World War II. ?
They spent the day seeing the historical monuments, World War II Memorial, and enjoying the sights.
The flight lands back in La Crosse Saturday night where the veterans will enjoy a special welcome home ceremony at the airport. This is the 13th Honor Flight since the program started in 2008.
The Honor Flight is supported through donations and volunteers.
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