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Indiana vets take Honor Flight to WWII memorial

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INDIANAPOLIS -

A group of Hoosier veterans traveled to our nation's capital Saturday to see the World War II Memorial.

They took off from Indianapolis International Saturday morning thanks to Indy Honor Flight. The program makes it possible for heroes to fly to Washington, DC, and for many, it's their first time seeing the memorial dedicated to their service.

The only known remaining Tuskegee Airman from Indiana was among those who made the trip.

"I know what I went through. I know the discrimination that I suffered and I still suffer discrimination. But I have to say that this is the best damn country in the world. I don't want to be anyplace else," said Arthur Lloyd Carter, Sr.

You can thank the veterans for their Saturday night at 8:00 during a homecoming ceremony at the airport. Click here for more on the vets who made the trip Saturday, and click here to learn more about the Honor Flight program.

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