Seven local veterans will be taking a Stars and Stripes Honor Flight on Saturday, April 8, the 38th mission.

Oak Creek resident James Moeller was an Air Force camera repairman during the Korean War.

Also veterans of the Korean War, Franklin residents Ron Dolinsky (Navy) and Carl Schroeder (Air Force), will be going on the flight as well.

Greendale resident Al Behling served in the Navy during the Korean War. Charles Noblitt, also a Greendale resident, served both in World War II and the Korean War in the Army motor pool.

Walter Sievert, a Hales Corners resident, served in the Army during the Korean War. Also from Hales Corners, Loraine Travers worked in administration for the Army during the Korean War.

The Stars and Stripes Honor Flight flies WWII, Korean War, and other veterans on an all-expenses-paid trip to see the memorials in Washington D.C. as a thank you for their service.

Since 2008, 4,818 veterans have taken the trip, according to Karyn Roelke, vice president of public relations for the Stars and Stripes Honor Flight. The flight is run by an all-volunteer organization with $0.98 of every dollar going directly to the missions and about 250 active volunteers.

Additional flights are scheduled for May 21, June 9, Sept. 16, Oct. 14, and Nov. 4, 2017.

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