Posted: Sep 8, 2013 4:51 PM by Victoria Fregoso - MTN News
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Eighty-four World War II veterans from Montana made the trip from Billings to Washington D.C. on the 6th Big Sky Honor Flight.
Veterans were greeted by a large crowd upon landing at Dulles International Airport Sunday afternoon.
The Big Sky Honor Flight gives veterans the opportunity to see war memorials constructed in their honor.
The first stop will be the Lincoln, Vietnam and Korean Memorials.
On Monday veterans will tour the World War II Memorial followed by Arlington National Cemetery for the changing of the guard.
Sunday's tours also include the Iwo Jima and FDR Memorials.
Among the passengers on the Big Sky Honor Flight, five are women.
Veterans on this flight range in age from 84 to 97.
The Big Sky Honor Flight is scheduled to return on Monday, Sept. 9 at 8:25 p.m.
Everyone is encouraged to welcome these veterans back home as they exit the terminal at Billings Logan Airport.
MTN's Victoria Fregoso tagged along and will bring back some incredible stories about these veterans who made the trip to Washington, D.C.