84 central Ohio veterans return from Honor Flight to D.C.


COLUMBUS - Saturday, a crowd of people welcomed eighty-four veterans home after they spent the day in Washington, D.C. for Honor Flight Columbus.

The veterans, had a once-in-a-lifetime experience while visiting the nation's monument honoring their service.

Saturday evening, the group was welcomed by hundreds of people at the John Glenn International Airport.

"It was a fabulous trip," said Richard Hacker, who served in the Army during the Korean War. "It was a real tear-jerker. We saw the memorials, the grave-sites, WWI memorial -- all of them."

"At least a few of the guys in our group broke down and cried," said Bill Miller, who also served in the Army during the Korean War.

The next honor flight is scheduled for April 28. All flights are free for veterans.