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Honor Flight funds to benefit community projects

August 27, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

LUVERNE A trio of veterans-related projects will benefit from nearly $11,000 remaining in the fundraising kitty after Honor Flight Southwest Minnesota officially closed its hub earlier this month. Continue Reading

Letter: ‘Honor’ truly describes Wasington trip

October 25, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

I was fortunate to be a guardian and accompany my father on the final Southwest Minnesota Honor Flight that took 109 World War II veterans to Washington, D.C., on Sept. 29, 2011. Continue Reading

Letter: Honor Flight memories will last a lifetime

October 17, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

The fourth and final Southwest Minnesota Honor Flight is history, but the memories linger on. Continue Reading

Letter: Honor Flight guardian awed by experience

October 10, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

What a privilege and honor it was to be on the fourth and final Southwest Minnesota Honor Flight. Continue Reading

Honoring our WWII veterans

October 2, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

Weekend marks the final Honor Flight for southwest Minnesota
WASHINGTON, D.C. Rain drops and a little wind Saturday morning couldn’t stop 109 veterans from walking along the granite pillars that make up the grand oval tribute to all who served in World War II. Continue Reading

What an honor

September 30, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

Honor Flight Southwest Minnesota spent the first of two days in Washington, D.C., Friday. Continue Reading

First comes war, then comes marriage

September 29, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

FAIRMONT When the fourth and final journey of Honor Flight Southwest Minnesota takes to the skies from the Sioux Falls Airport this morning, Orville and Virginia “Tootie” Austin will be side-by-side in their seats, perhaps holding hands and most likely eager to see the World War II Memorial built in their honor. Continue Reading

Honor Flight banquet

September 29, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

Southwest Minnesota Honor Flight trip captain and organizer Terrie Gulden addresses the attendees at the pre-flight banquet Thursday night in Luverne. Continue Reading

Editorial: One last flight

September 28, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

A large contingent of World War II veterans and volunteers will gather tonight in Luverne for a banquet that will precede Honor Flight Southwest Minnesota’s fourth trip to Washington, D.C.
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Band of brothers

September 22, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

Sanborn siblings share their experiences in WWII
SANBORN Stan and Glenn Dammann don’t recall their parents hanging blue-starred banners in their window during World War II, but they do remember their dad was pretty upset when draft papers arrived first for Stan, and then 16 months later, for Glenn the two oldest boys in the family. Continue Reading