Dague takes Honor Flight


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Local veteran Dell Dague stands next to the Lone Sailor Memorial in Washington D.C. Dague and his daughter traveled to D.C. in June on an Honor Flight.

Franklin Delano "Dell" Dague visited the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial in Washington D.C. last month. Dague was named after the 32nd President of the United States, and enjoyed visiting the memorial as part of the Honor Flight he took June 12-14.

Honor Flight is a national nonprofit network formed in 2005 that aims to honor veterans by flying them to D.C., free of charge, and coordinating visits to several memorials.

Dague had originally looked into going on an Honor Flight to D.C. pre-COVID, but it wasn't until reading about fellow veteran Les Poland's Honor Flight last year that the...

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