Flight honors American Heroes
By JAMIE PATTERSON
The plane was filled with nearly a hundred World War II veterans as it made its way into the nation’s capital.
Many of the men would have wheelchairs waiting for them when the plane landed. A few even had a family member by their side to help cope with their dementia.
And there were some like Marshall Burnett...eager and honored to be a part of the Mississippi Gulf Coast Honor Flight.
They remain patriots, heroes.
“It was a genuine privilege to be able to serve when we were needed,” said Burnett, of Yazoo City. “We were blessed to get home so safely.”
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