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Honor Flights are one way to thank World War II veterans

Frank Mauriello, left, of Schenectady and Harvey Slatin of Stamford reminisce while visiting the World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C.
Frank Mauriello, left, of Schenectady and Harvey Slatin of Stamford reminisce while visiting the World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C.
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Spring means tulips, picnics and baseball in the parks. For Greg Furlong, the season means war veterans in Washington. Furlong, chairman of Leatherstocking Honor Flight in Cobleskill, said the first of the group’s four 2013 trips to the nation’s capital will take place Saturday, May 18. Senior veterans from World War II are given top priority, and Furlong is always looking for new travel companions. “We’re there and back in one day,” said Furlong, who ...


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