October 10, 2013 | Vol. 117 -- No. 25

Honor Flight veterans deserve more in D.C.

Letters to the Editor

What could be more insulting to a war veteran who arrived at Washington, D.C. on an Honor Flight to be near the Vietnam Memorial and find it barricaded, closed, deliberately off limits to those whom it would mean the most? These former soldiers who gave so much of their lives, some who would always remember their buddies who never came home, tore down the barricade. Two hundred of them sat in rows and were photographed as if to say, “We pushed through the barricade. We did this many years ago. We can do it again.”

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