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Hinsdale resident and CBS 2 anchor Rob Johnson joins WWII vets for ‘Honor Flight’

Air Force Corporal Duke Baker is greeted by the students of St. Francis Xavier in La Grange for the Honor Flight Chicago welcome home at Midway Airport after a recent flight. | Gary Middendorf/for Sun-Times Media
Air Force Corporal Duke Baker is greeted by the students of St. Francis Xavier in La Grange for the Honor Flight Chicago welcome home at Midway Airport after a recent flight. | Gary Middendorf/for Sun-Times Media
July 17 2:11 p.m.


World War II was one of the defining moments of last century, and some of the heroes that fought in the conflict are still with us. An organization named “Honor Flight” was created to take them to their memorial in D.C. and Hinsdale resident, and CBS anchor, Rob Johnson recently went on one of those trips, according to CBS Chicago:

World War II veterans, many now in their 90s, have an opportunity to visit their memorial in Washington D.C. – all thanks to a program called Honor Flight Chicago.

Five thousand of them have already taken the trip, but the organizers say their work won’t be complete until the other 20,000 Chicago area vets from that war have the same experience.

[Read the full story at CBS Chicago]

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