LINTHICUM, Md. (WJZ) — BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport welcomed the first Honor Flight in over a year on Wednesday.
More than 30 veterans along with guests arrived on the Southwest Airlines flight with a delegation from Honor Flight Kansas.READ MORE: Frey, Bertram Lift Wolverines Past Maryland 15-8
The veterans are headed to DC to see their memorials.READ MORE: Eovaldi Gets 1st Career Complete Game; Boston Beats O's 5-3
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Officials said they were greeted by a group of dedicated volunteers that support Honor Flights across the country.
Earlier today, we saw our first @HonorFlightNet arrival in over a year.
More than 30 veterans, plus guests, arrived at BWI Marshall Airport via Honor Flight Kansas and @SouthwestAir. The group will visit memorials in the Washington, DC area on Thursday. #SceneAtBWI #MDOTscenes pic.twitter.com/kyRPaP1V26
— BWI Marshall Airport (@BWI_Airport) August 26, 2021