Rep. McCarthy Escorts Honor Flight Kern County Around U.S. Capitol
May 8, 2019
Today, Honor Flight Kern County visited the U.S. Capitol where Congressman McCarthy gave veterans and their guardians a tour of the United States Capitol Building, including the House Floor.
“The sacrifices made by our local heroes will always be remembered, and it is a privilege for me to be able to spend time with them today in our nation’s Capitol,” said Congressman McCarthy.
The 16 veterans traveling with Honor Flight Kern County arrived in Washington, D.C. yesterday evening. They toured the U.S. Capitol this morning and will be visiting their respective memorials later this afternoon. Veterans on the Honor Flight served in WWII, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War.
"Our community is grateful of Honor Flight Kern County for continuously supporting our veterans and providing them the opportunity to travel to Washington,” stated McCarthy. “People from all walks of life can learn immensely from the selfless character and duty to service demonstrated by our veterans."