Bright Side: Greater Peoria Honor Flight returns home

By WEEK Producer

June 3, 2014 Updated Jun 3, 2014 at 9:50 PM CDT

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.

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