Celebrating VE Day
(Photo above) On Tuesday, May 8, 2018, the 73rd Anniversary of VE Day: Victory in Europe Day, was commemorated at the National World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C. Over 50 World War II Veterans, as well as Veterans from three Honor Flights, participated in the event, which included speeches and laying of wreaths.
Central Valley (Calif) Honor Flight participant Richard Bell, 78, (red shirt) is an Air Force Veteran having served 21-years as a jet aircraft mechanic in Vietnam and Thailand, as well as around the U.S. mainland. He service B-52's and KC-135's. His guardian is Bruce Wessel, a Navy Veteran who served from 1973-2002 as a Civil Engineer Corps Officer.