Honor flight: WWII veterans take trip to see Washington memorial

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A red, white and blue rally erupted inside the Indianapolis International Airport as a small band of World War II veterans and their escorts made their way through the terminal.

Nearly 3,000 people packed into the civic plaza, holding flags, balloons and “welcome home” signs. They cheered and snapped photos.

For a moment, Paul McClure flashed back to 1945, pulling into New York harbor on a transport ship after the war ended.

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