Its called operation airlift--the Nebraska Vietnam combat veterans flight where 5-hundred-and-one veterans to be exact-has a journey will they remember and be proud of for the rest of their life.
Before the crack of dawn,Veterans in red, white and blue polos stand in line boarding the buses taking them to their honor flights.
The veterans toured the Lincoln Memorial, received these pins thanking them for their service, the vets also saw the the iwo jima statue.
Then it was off to Arlington Cemetery where the veterans watched a changing of the guard ceremony.
But the most significant memorial was this one, The Vietnam veteran’s memorial.
Over 58,000 names are etched in black granite.
As these veterans return home, lines of people cheer on these heroes.