MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A special send-off for a South Florida World War II veteran.
Sydney Levit served as a pilot for the US Army during the war.READ MORE: Officials: Man On American Airlines Flight From Guatemala Hitched Ride To Miami Inside Plane's Landing Gear
Levit, who is 94 years young, is a guest of honor at this year’s 75th Memorial Day Anniversary Ceremony in England.
Miami International Airport hosted a send-off celebration for Levit and treated him and his son to an all expenses paid trip.READ MORE: Assisted Living Facility In Lauderhill May Lose License After Woman Dies
“I can’t believe what these people have done,” said Levit.
“I’ve been very fortunate and thank Goodness I’m able to walk and it’s an honor beyond my dreams.”MORE NEWS: Boca Raton Man Faces Charges In Fatal Crash That Killed Homestead Mom, Daughter On Thanksgiving Eve
During his trip, he will tour military bases and will be visiting the Cambridge cemetery where many of his fellow soldiers are buried.