Saturday, May 26, 2018
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Crew for Spring Hero Flight announced

The crew for the third Dawson County Hero Flight was filled recently. The upcoming flight is set to depart April 26 from the Heartland Military Museum in Lexington and return late April 29. The crew will fly non-stop from Omaha to Washington DC where they will visit the various memorials, including the WWII, Korean and Vietnam Memorials and Arlington National Cemetery. In all, the crew consists of eight Korean War veterans and 17 Vietnam veterans. Four services are represented—five Air Force, 11 Army, eight Navy and one National Guardsman.


Veterans chosen for the current flight are:


Cozad – Charles Bean, Peter Seberger, Delbert Brock, Walt Snyder, Wendell Lawhead, Chauncey Bates and Robert Richards

Gothenburg – Dale Block

Johnson Lake – Mel Divas

Lexington – Deb Brock, Bob Hagan, Sidney Andersen, Eldon Wheeler, Don Mins, Charles Hueftle, David Jewett, Bob Anderson, Dale Biehl, Terry Geiser, Don Cloyd and Ken Graus

Overton – Rodney Swanson and Tony Hoos

Sumner - Richard Ibach

Stratton – Art Hawkinson

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