HKS DC Welcomes an Honor Flight

This Tuesday, the HKS DC alumni community welcomed an Honor Flight. The HKS DC Council extends its thanks to the couple dozen participants who braved the heat to welcome the arriving veterans at the DCA gate and then escort them around the memorials built in their honor. In 2005, Ohioan Earl Morse, a physician’s assistant and part-time pilot, was concerned by the many WWII veteran patients who were passing on without ever seeing their new memorial. So he filled his own plane with a handful of octogenarians and flew them to DC. He says that when he first hatched the plan he was ready for one intended beneficiary “to say yes or no...but [he] wasn't ready for him to start crying.” Thus was bo

HKS DC Welcomes an Honor Flight

This Tuesday, the HKS DC alumni community welcomed an Honor Flight. The HKS DC Council extends its thanks to the couple dozen participants who braved the heat to welcome the arriving veterans at the DCA gate and then escort them around the memorials built in their honor. In 2005, Ohioan Earl Morse, a physician’s assistant and part-time pilot, was concerned by the many WWII veteran patients who were passing on without ever seeing their new memorial. So he filled his own plane with a handful of octogenarians and flew them to DC. He says that when he first hatched the plan he was ready for one intended beneficiary “to say yes or no...but [he] wasn't ready for him to start crying.” Thus was bo

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