There is no way to prove it, but I think we may have set a record on Saturday, April 7. Five individuals from Madison Christian Church took part in the same “Honor Flight.” (We have had a number of people on Honor Flights before, but not five on the same plane.) This is a wonderful opportunity to give much-earned respect to veterans of military service. They spend the day in Washington, D.C. touring the memorials and receiving tributes.
We were so proud to go the airport on Saturday night to welcome them home. They got a real heroes’ welcome. The OSU Band was there, the Bagpipe Corps of Columbus Fire was there, and thousands of people were there. It was genuinely moving, and I still get goose bumps as I think about it.
Our Honor Flight Participants were:
We sincerely thank them for their service!