A flag line along 1st Avenue in Scottsbluff Thursday welcomed a group of 14 panhandle Veterans, 4 from the Scottsbluff/Gering area, as they stopped at the Elks Lodge in Scottsbluff for lunch as they travel to Denver on the latest trip organized through the Honor Flight Network with Veterans Memorial Flight, Inc.
The Veterans left Chadron at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, passing through Alliance in route to Denver.
Highway 385 in Alliance was also lined with flags as people showed their gratitude and honor as the Veterans and their escorts passed through town.
Veterans who are going on this trip trip to Washington D.C. to visit the Nation’s monuments through May 15th include:
Louis Carlson-Hay Springs, Vietnam, Army
Dennis Clark-Alliance, Vietnam, Air Force
Robert Dickenson-Alliance, Vietnam, Army
Dale Englehaupt,-Chadron, Vietnam, Navy
Curtis Ernst-Gering, Vietnam, Army
Michael Hulquist-Alliance, Vietnam, Navy
Frank Kenzy-Scottsbluff, Vietnam, Marines
Phillip Lockwood-Chadron, Vietnam, Army
Delphie Montanez-Alliance, Vietnam, Army
Lyle Mckinnon-Chadron, National Guard
Joseph Pace-Chadron, Vietnam, Army
Ronald Rahmig-Gering, Vietnam, Navy
Galen Seip-Scottsbluff, Vietnam, Navy
Lawrence Tollman-Marsland, Vietnam, Army