Priority flight for veterans planned

It may be last shot to see World War II memorial

Three area WW II veterans and the wife of one of the veteran hope to participate in the Western Slope Honor Flight, a project that will fly the veterans and guardians to Washington, D.C., to see the World War II memorial in May. Edie Graham, right, holds information about the Honor Flight as she joins with, from left to right, veterans Palu Coe, Jessie Stewart and Edie’s husband Joe Graham. Coe and Joe Graham served in the U.S. Army, while Stewart served in the Coast Guard during the war to end all wars. Edie Graham hopes to go along as a guardian.



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Three area WW II veterans and the wife of one of the veteran hope to participate in the Western Slope Honor Flight, a project that will fly the veterans and guardians to Washington, D.C., to see the World War II memorial in May. Edie Graham, right, holds information about the Honor Flight as she joins with, from left to right, veterans Palu Coe, Jessie Stewart and Edie’s husband Joe Graham. Coe and Joe Graham served in the U.S. Army, while Stewart served in the Coast Guard during the war to end all wars. Edie Graham hopes to go along as a guardian.

Time is not on the side of World War II veterans. Yesterday — and the day before that, and the day before that — more than 1,200 of them died, along with the heroic memories of…




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