Veterans honored at Bowman Field

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Bowman Field was filled with stars and stripes Sunday. Veterans from as far back as the revolutionary war were honored.

The Military Order of World War Veterans Day Celebration of Freedom was held Sunday. A massing of the colors was formed inside an airplane hangar. The event honored all veterans of all wars.

"It's a wonderful feeling to be here today," said Thomas Crump, a Veteran. "Anything pertaining to a Veteran, I'll do anything be anywhere do anything I possibly can especially for Veterans, young people, and widows."

This is the 12th year for the event. It was presented by the Highlands Funeral Home and co-sponsored by the Louisville Scottish Rite, Louisville Executive Aviation, and Masonic Homes of Kentucky.

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