Honor Flight vets recognized

Photo by Steve Clark.

Vietnam War veterans who participated in an Honor Flight aboard an American Huey 369 around Huntington on Saturday, Nov. 11, were recognized at Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2689, in Huntington, on Friday, Nov. 17. Pictured are (seated from left) Steven Schnitz, Honor Flight veteran and Post 2689 junior vice commander; Mike Harrell, Honor Flight veteran and Post 2689 commander; Bruce Stanton, Honor Flight veteran and former Huntington County veterans service officer; and Rex Luey, Honor Flight veteran; and (standing from left) Marshall Sanders, Honor Flight veteran; Tim Eckert, Huntington County veterans service officer; Rachel Zahm, the daughter of Vietnam War casualty Thomas Parker; Richard “Gomer” Endsley, Honor Flight veteran; and Steve Kimmel, 2017 Huntington Veterans Day Program organizer. Not pictured is Gary Minton, Honor Flight veteran and grand marshal of the 2017 Huntington Veterans Day Parade. Zahm presented the veterans with gifts in gratitude for their service.