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Honor flights main topic at CCSAR Flag Day luncheon

Jun 23, 2016 - The Cincinnati Enquirer (Ohio)
Board and Executive Moves-Donations and Philanthropy

The Cincinnati Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution (CCSAR) have included participation in the return of Honor Flights at CVG in our activities for a few years now. Our members, who join other SAR members from Kentucky Chapters, and several younger veterans of the armed forces post the flags of these United States of America as a funnel through which those veterans come through the arrival passage, returning from the long day spent in Washington D.C. as members of an Honor Flight.

As those who have served us during their time in the military pass out of the secure area hallway from a flight, we see they are very tired after such a long day, but the spirit shown on those mostly wrinkled faces shows brightly. Since there are a few hundred people cheering loudly, encouraged by Mr. and Mrs. Beinecke and others, the Emerald Pipes and drums are barely detectable over the din. However, the intent of the crowd is not misunderstood, we honor those who gave so much so we are able to have the freedom and liberties enjoyed here in our most wonderful countr...