50 area veterans and students will embark on a 2-day honor flight to DC

WAMEGO, Kan. (WIBW) – Approximately 50 veterans and students from the region will embark on a 2-day trip to Washington, DC on the Wamego High School Honor Flight.

Wamego High School says his honor flight will embark on its ninth trip to share the National Monuments in Washington, DC with honored veterans during a 2-day event.

WHS noted that what makes the program unique is that 25 veterans from the region will be joined by 25 members of the Wamego High School National Honor Society, which will enrich the experience for veterans and students.

The group will return to Wamego at approximately 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 28, on Lincoln Street, where community members will line up with flags and signs as the bus enters town. The return will be followed by a reception at Wamego High School, 801 Lincoln St.

The high school also said an additional feature in 2022 will include the “Red, White and Blue Cruise” event on Lincoln which begins at 7:30 p.m. and continues until the bus reaches Wamego. The public is encouraged to cruise down the main street in their classic cars, trucks or motorbikes.

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