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By Mildred Lykens
Lyle News 

War veterans take to the skies, greeted by Scouts

 


‘OFF we go into the wild blue yonder’ seemed the theme of the day for the WWII and Korean War Veterans from the Veterans Home in The Dalles. These ‘young men’ were treated to a free flight Aug. 4, at the Dallesport Airfield. ‘Ageless Aviation’ flew them on a scenic route around the Gorge and returned them to a long overdue ‘Welcome Home’ surprise from Troop and Pack 395 from The Dalles. Joining the Scouts and Vets were staff members and the Dallesport Fire Department Volunteers. One of the vets had to admit it was a new experience for him because he did his stint in the service in a submarine, while another was Lyle’s own Delmar Kindrick. He, and his son Mark, joined the...



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