Heroes Flight

  Apache Belles discuss cross-generation bonding with veterans on Brookshire’s Heroes Flight

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.

  WEBXTRA: Brookshire’s Heroes Flight prepare for eventful Day 2

  HEROES FLIGHT: An emotional first day for the veterans

  VIDEO: Veterans depart for 19th Heroes Flight to Washington, D.C.

SLIDESHOW: Veterans to attend 19th Brookshire Grocery Co. Heroes Flight

  East Texas veterans return home from Brookshire’s Heroes Flight

  Heroes Flight: Veterans visit the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center

Continued Coverage

  Heroes Flight: Day 3 kicks off

  Heroes Flight: Korean War Memorial brings proper reminders of ‘The Forgotten War’

  Heroes flight: East Texas veterans visit Arlington National Cemetery, U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial

  Heroes’ Flight veterans tour the Capitol with tour guide Congressman Louie Gohmert

7OnScene: Heroes Flight departs for Washington, D.C.

  Brookshire Grocery Company’s Heroes Flight departs Tyler for Washington D.C.

  East Texas veteran taking part in Heroes Flight gets hero’s send-off at home

Mr. Howard "Boots" Early is one of the veterans taking part in the Brookshire's Heroes Flight to Washington D.C. on Thursday morning.

SLIDESHOW: See who’s going on the 18th Brookshire Grocery Co. Heroes Flight

Brookshire Grocery Co.’s 18th WWII Heroes Flight will depart for Washington, D.C., on Thursday, May 23.

  Brookshire Grocery Company’s Heroes Flight to take off for Washington D.C.

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