Fallen soldiers honored through airlines

SPOKANE - An effort started by a group working with Alaska Airlines will soon be made available to all airlines at Spokane International Airport.

The Fallen Soldier Group at Alaska Airlines is a group of volunteers who ensure the fallen men and women of the military are treated with honor and respect when being transported by Alaska Airlines.

This year the procession will be escorted by the Washington Patriot Guard riders according to Chuck Lashley, Assistant State Captain of the riders.

The group will travel nearly 500 miles between September 15 and 16.

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