Day 2 of the Brookshire’s Heroes Flight is in the books. And Friday night there were many tears and lots of hugs as the veterans had to say goodbye to their new best friends from East Texas. It’s a special bond that spans generations.
When the veterans participating in this year’s Brookshire’s Heroes Flight stepped off the plane and into Reagan National Airport in D.C., strangers, some in uniform, some civilians, stopped what they were doing to applaud and honor the veterans.
According to a press release, the flight will escort 24 veterans, mostly from World War II but also from the Korean War, to Washington, D.C., May 23-25 on its 18th Brookshire’s and Super 1 Foods Heroes Flight. BGC provides the all-expenses paid trip as a way of honoring our veterans for their servic