Veterans honored with day trip to Washington, D.C.

The trip is all made possible by Mid-Michigan Honor Flight

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WPBN/WGTU) -- Veterans from across northern Michigan took the trip of a lifetime Wednesday.

Veterans from World War II, Korea and Vietnam were able to take a free trip to Washington, D.C. to see the monuments built to honor them.

The trip is all made possible by Mid Michigan Honor Flight.

The group made toured the World War II Memorial, The Lincoln Memorial, The Korean War Memorial and the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. They also went to Arlington National Cemetery.. One of the veterans was able to lay a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.

"It's been really nice seeing everything," said Mildred Wilderspin, a WWII veteran, "Seeing things I never thought I would see, the buildings and all, it's been really nice."

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