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MIAMI (CBSMiami) — CBS4 News would like you to join us on a touching tribute to veterans of World War II and the Korean War.  We recently traveled with dozens of local veterans who took part in an Honor Flight South Florida, a trip to Washington, D.C. where veterans visit and reflect at the memorials built in their honor.

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Our cameras were there as dozens of heroes, aging men and women, who served this country were treated like VIPs for one day earlier this month.

It was a simple mission, executed with the kind of precision the US military is famous for, except Honor Flight is a civilian-run operation that transports World War II and Korean War veterans to Washington, DC free of charge.

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The veterans received VIP treatment at Arlington National Cemetery, and other memorials that brought back a flood of memories.

Honor Flight is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing veterans with honor and closure.

Click here if you’d like to take part in the next Honor Flight South Florida later this year.

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