PHOTOS: Midwest Honor Flight lands in Washington D.C.

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WASHINGTON D.C. (KELO) — The Midwest Honor Flight has embarked on their second mission this year with over 100 veterans on board.

KELOLAND’s Carter Schmidt is in Washington D.C. with the 121 veterans as they travel to the memorials that honor their service and will bring you their stories on KELOLAND News.

5:12 p.m.

After a long day, the veterans are boarding their plane back to KELOLAND where their friends and family will welcome them home.

3:30 p.m.

After stopping at the Lincoln Memorial, the veterans are now at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, a spot most of the veterans were most anxious to visit.

1:25 p.m.

Following the Navy Memorial, the veterans are now arriving at the World War II Memorial.

12:35 p.m.

The veterans have arrived at the Navy Memorial.

12:00 p.m.

Husband and wife, Gayland and Linda Davis, are the first married couple to take the Midwest Honor Flight together. We’ll bring you their story on KELOLAND News.

11:00 a.m.

The veterans have just arrived to the Air Force Memorial to enjoy a quick lunch.

10:13 a.m.

The veterans are at Arlington National Cemetery where they had a chance to witness the Changing of the Guard.

You can follow along with their trip in the Twitter thread below.

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