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North Alabama veterans visit Washington D.C. for honor trip

Credit: WAAY ABC Huntsville, AL
Published on October 20, 2019 -
North Alabama veterans visit Washington D.C. for honor trip
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North Alabama veterans visit Washington D.C. for honor trip

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New at four -- 13 local veterans are in washington d-c this afternoon for a trip of a lifetime.

The veterans -- from korea, vietnam, and world war two -- are on an honor trip they'll visit walls, memorials, museums, and arlington cemetery.

The trip is through forever young senior veterans, a group that helps veterans heal from war trauma.

A world war two veteran told us he hopes to see a piece of his story on display at the smithsonian.

Rothacker "docrock" smith "i have heard about the new exhibit they have and i really want to see it.

I know my outfit is in it somewhere because we guarded air bases and bomb dumps all over southern italy when they said that black troops are unfit for combat."

Forever young takes veterans to d-c on an honor trip once year.

The trip this year is extra special ... as 5 brothers from one family and two brothers from another are

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