WWII veterans return to East Texas after memorable trip to natio - KTRE.com | Lufkin and Nacogdoches, Texas

WWII veterans return to East Texas after memorable trip to nation's capital

Posted: Updated:
TYLER, TX (KLTV) -

A group of East Texas World War II veterans who went to Washington, D.C. on a Brookshire's Heroes Flight have returned home.

The group landed Saturday afternoon in Dallas and arrived back in Tyler where they were met by a cheering crowd. KLTV 7's Taylor Hemness was with them every step of the way and provided regular updates on their trip.

Their last day in the nation's capital was a memorable one. The veterans also got to witness protestors taking down barricades and climbing the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, as Park Service police stood by and watched. Before all this happened one of the East Texas veterans on the trip joined them, even holding one of their signs. 

Copyright 2013 KLTV. All rights reserved. 

Powered by WorldNow
KTRE logo

KTRE

358 TV Road,
Pollok TX 75969

FCC Public File
publicfile@ktre.com
936-853-8639
EEO Report
Closed Captioning

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Worldnow and KTRE. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.