PEORIA, Ill. -- The Greater Peoria Honor Flight is in Washington, D.C. today.
The veterans left this morning from the General Wayne A. Downing Peoria International Airport.
The veterans are getting an up-close look at several monuments and memorials while in Washington.
There is a "welcome home" celebration tonight as soon as the veterans return.
Organizers encourage residents to line the terminal around 9 p.m. to give the veterans a warm welcome.