The Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa

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October 31, 2013

Neighbors travel to D.C. today on Honor Flight

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“It’s good to have somebody that you know,” Schmitt said.

While both men spent some time in the nation’s capital during their service and after, neither have been there in the past 30 years. Both are looking forward to seeing the Korean War monument.

“We were in the forgotten war,” Nielsen said.

They also are excited to see the Changing of the Guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery.

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