Emotional reunion for Honor Flight veteran

Emotional reunion for Honor Flight veteran

Emotional reunion for Honor Flight veteran

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by KREM.com

KREM.com

Posted on September 25, 2013 at 8:59 AM

Updated Wednesday, Sep 25 at 11:27 AM

WASHINGTON D.C. --  A veteran visiting Washington D.C. for Spokane’s latest Honor Flight had a sweet surprise waiting for him.

The group of WWII veterans and a Vietnam War veteran traveled to Washington D.C. to see the memorials built in their honor on Tuesday.

Early Wednesday morning, veteran Troy Garrett had a familiar face greet him.  It was his granddaughter, Betsy Wilde, who flew in from Alaska to surprise him.  She also brought along her son, his great grandson, whom he had never met.

The Honor Flight is expected to return to Spokane Wednesday evening.  The public was invited to the welcome home ceremony starting at 6:30 p.m. at the Spokane International Airport.

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