Honor Flight

<a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="EVHST00000110" title="World War II (1939-1945)" href="/topic/unrest-conflicts-war/wars-interventions/world-war-ii-%281939-1945%29-EVHST00000110.topic">World War II</a> veteran Ray Oravetz of Vero Beach, FL, shakes hands with volunteer greeter Carrie Carter upon his arrival to BWI on Honor Flight partner <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="ORCRP014240" title="Southwest Airlines" href="/topic/business/transportation-industry/air-transportation-industry/southwest-airlines-ORCRP014240.topic">Southwest Airlines</a>. The Honor Flight group has been operating for five years, bringing war veterans from WWII, Korea, and Viet Nam at no cost from all over the country to their memorials. This weekend, World War veterans converge on the World War II Memorial in <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PLGEO100101200000000" title="Washington, DC" href="/topic/us/washington-dc-PLGEO100101200000000.topic">Washington, DC</a>.
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( Baltimore Sun photo by Karl Merton Ferron / September 18, 2010 )

World War II veteran Ray Oravetz of Vero Beach, FL, shakes hands with volunteer greeter Carrie Carter upon his arrival to BWI on Honor Flight partner Southwest Airlines. The Honor Flight group has been operating for five years, bringing war veterans from WWII, Korea, and Viet Nam at no cost from all over the country to their memorials. This weekend, World War veterans converge on the World War II Memorial in Washington, DC.

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