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$10,000 check presented to Great River Honor Flight

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The 126th Illinois Army National Guard presents a check for $10,000 to the Great River Honor Flight The 126th Illinois Army National Guard presents a check for $10,000 to the Great River Honor Flight
GRHF Board Chairman Carlos Fernandez speaks at the event. GRHF Board Chairman Carlos Fernandez speaks at the event.

The Great River Honor Flight is celebrating a generous donation thanks to a group of Vietnam veterans.

The 126th Illinois Army National Guard served in Vietnam in 1969. The group requested to go on an Honor Flight mission together.

They took their trip back in April and Wednesday night, they paid it forward by presenting a check for $10,000 to Honor Flight at their annual Christmas party Wednesday evening.

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