The United States Naval Academy (USNA) hosted 79 veterans, from all different military services, as a part of the Honor Flight San Diego program.
This was the first time that veterans participating in the Honor Flight program have been brought to the Naval Academy for a tour.
On this fall's trip, there were a total of 79 veterans who made the trip from San Diego to Washington D.C. The group included 78 WWII era veterans and 1 Korea era veteran. Three of these heroes are over 100-years-old, five are women who served during WWII, and among the group are former Prisoners of War, Pearl Harbor Survivors, Purple Heart recipients and Bronze Star recipients.