Eleven Humboldt County veterans, most representing the Vietnam-era, will be boarding a jet this Saturday for a one-day trip to Washington, D.C.
The Brushy Creek Area Honor Flight will be making its 13th Honor Flight trip with more than 100 veterans aboard.
The Honor Flight gives those participating a chance to see the military memorials, the Lincoln Memorial and the changing of the guard ceremony of Arlington National Cemetery, as well as a bus tour of sites of interest in Washington, D.C.
Humboldt County veterans making the trip this Saturday will be Roger McBride, Daniel Erickson, Jerry Bacon, George Hanselman, Vernon Abbas, Danny Ellifritz, William Frideres and Terry Arnold. Other veterans going from Humboldt County are Larry Davidson, Donald Wason and Gary Lowe. Davidson and Wason will be leaders, who assist other veterans with mobility issues.