An amazing journey wrapped up last night for 25 world war two veterans from central Texas. Fox 7’s Rudy Koski was the only broadcast reporter to go along for the inaugural Honor Flight from Austin. It was a part of a journey that was much more than a trip to a war memorial.
The national World War II Memorial is located between familiar sites; the Washington Monument and the Lincoln Memorial.
It’s a fitting place to honor those who saved the nation, like 18-year-old J.V. McClannanhan. Time has faded his picture, from 1944, but not the resolve in the man who traveled from his home in lulling to be part of the Honor Flight-Austin tour.
“Its impressive all of it,” said McClannanhan.
US Senator John Cornyn greeted the 25 Central Texas veterans who made the trip to the massive war memorial. It’s flanked by two arch ways; one representing the Pacific — the other for the Atlantic war theater.
Read more over on My Fox Austin: http://www.myfoxaustin.com/story/18793188/ww-ii-veterans-complete-journey-to-washington-dc#ixzz1xxenSdjv