Local man goes on Honor Flight

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

On Aug. 29, Jim Bower, a Vietnam War veteran of Cassville, went on an Honor Flight of the Ozarks to Washington, D.C. On Aug. 26, Bower attended a meeting at the Springfield Airport, where he met a guardian who accompanied him on the flight. He also received information about the flight and the itinerary. In Washington, D.C., Bower visited multiple landmarks and met with Republican U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt. On the return trip, Bower arrived to crowds of people, ROTC units and bands who welcomed the veterans back home. Contributed photos