Flight itinerary for Friday, May 24, 2019
Early am departure from Eppley Airfield, Omaha to Reagan National Airport, Washington D.C.
Veterans will visit:
National 9/11 Pentagon Memorial Remembering Our Fallen National Memorial near the Lincoln Memorial
Vietnam Veterans Memorial
Korean War Veterans Memorial
Changing of the Guard ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Marine Corps War Memorial (Iwo Jima)
US Air Force Memorial World War II Memorial
Spouses and Immediate Family Members
A pizza supper will be provided for spouses and minor children of the Veterans on the flight prior to their return to Omaha and the Welcome Home.
Welcome Home Celebration - Downtown Omaha & Durham Museum
Citizens are encouraged to bring their children, grandchildren, friends, neighbors, flags, signs, and patriotism to cheer and welcome home our beloved Veterans! Veterans will board trolleys on the tarmac at Eppley Airfield for a parade through the Old Market in downtown Omaha to the Durham Museum to be welcomed by family and friends, just like veterans returning by train in days gone by. Be sure & check back for more details as this event will take on a life of its own!
Approximate arrival time of the flight (back in Omaha) will be 9:00 pm. Bring a picnic and tailgate while you make your signs, this will be an event you will always remember! And so will our veterans.
“We can’t all be heroes…somebody has to sit on the curb and clap as they go by”