EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – The City of El Paso invites the community today to welcome the Mission 14 Honor Flight of Southern New Mexico and El Paso to honor our Nation’s War Veterans.
The Honor Flight of Southern New Mexico and El Paso transported local and regional Korean and Vietnam Veterans to Washington, D.C. to visit the memorials built to honor and remember those who served. The Honor Flight is bringing home over 30 Korean and Vietnam War veterans to El Paso. Residents are invited to bring their signs, flags and well wishes to the main lobby of the El Paso International Airport at 5:30 p.m. to greet the Veterans as they arrive. There is also an opportunity to line up the Airport’s sidewalks to cheer them on as their bus departs the airport at 6:45 p.m.