WICHITA, Kansas -- A group of 26 World War II veterans receive a warm welcome in Wichita on Friday. It was the first Kansas Honor Flight since the government shutdown.
Family and friends greeted and cheered as the aging war veterans were wheeled out one by one.
The Kansas Honor Flight took off to Washington D.C on Wednesday morning.
Veterans made their way home tonight after spending three days touring the national war memorials including the World War II Memorial site.
However, there were some changes to the intinerary because of the federal government shutdown.
Veterans did not get a chance to see Fort McHenry or the Art and Space Museum on this honor flight.
The next Kansas Honor Flight is scheduled to fly out at the end of this month.
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