Veterans take off in honor flights

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Crosswind Aviation offered free rides to those who served

  • Rocky Janssen, left, gives a thumbs up indicating he is ready for take off on the Veterans Day Honor Flights offered at the Gillespie County Airport on Saturday, Nov. 7. — Photo by Lindy Segall
    Rocky Janssen, left, gives a thumbs up indicating he is ready for take off on the Veterans Day Honor Flights offered at the Gillespie County Airport on Saturday, Nov. 7. — Photo by Lindy Segall
From the time I was able to walk (and talk), my daddy insisted I always salute ANY member of the United States Armed Forces — active or veteran — with these words. It’s a habit I honor to this day. So, when Gwen Fullbrook recruited me to tell the story of her upcoming Veterans Day Honor Flight event on Saturday, Nov. 7, I snapped to attention! “I love these veterans ... they remind me of my dad,…

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