WEST CHICAGO – On Saturday, the DuPage Veterans Foundation hosted a fundraiser at DuPage Airport in West Chicago to honor World War II and Korean War veterans and benefit Honor Flight Chicago.
The mission of Honor Flight Chicago is to bring WWII veterans to Washington, D.C., for a day of honor and remembrance at no cost to them.
The fundraiser included a luncheon and patriotic program featuring the Naperville Municipal Band, Marine Corps League Color Guard, The Naperville Firefighters Highland Guard and more.
The Legacy Girls also performed WWII- and Korean War-era music, and period military vehicles, aircraft and memorabilia were on display.
WWII and Korean War veterans in attendance were recognized for their service during the program.