20140823 - Honor Flight Return (KG) - nwherald


Kyle Grillot - kgrillot@shawmedia.com

World War II, Korean War, and Vietnam War veteran Esteban Rodriguez of Winthrop Harbor (from left) talks with pastor Don Ahles and Navy veteran Donald Ahles before their trip to Washington D.C. with the Honor Flight network Thursday, August 20, 2014 in Crystal Lake. Each year since 2005, the Honor Flight Network has taken a group of World War II veterans to the capitol at no charge. This is the first year the program has accepted applications from Korean and Vietnam War veterans.