HONOR FLIGHT

The Upper Peninsula Honor Flight’s sixth mission lifted off from Delta County Airport in?Escanaba May 14. Top left: The veterans and guardians check in. Top right:?The Patriot Riders Honor Guard has been at every send off to wish the veterans well as they make their way to the terminal. Above:?The Gladstone High School band was up dark and early to play patriotic music at the send off. Right:?A host of volunteers, including National Guard members and ROTC?cadets, helped the 78 World?War II and Korean War veterans get on board the Sun Country 767 safely. Below:?a contingent of flag waving, sign holding greeters welcomed the U.P. veterans as they arrived at Reagan National Airport in Washington, D.C. (Journal photos by Renee?Prusi)