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April 25th, 2015

Benefit Poker Run for Deb Sonnichsen

April 25, 2015

A benefit Poker Run for Deb Sonnichsen is today in Broken Bow. The first hand was at the Veterans Building in Broken Bow. Other cards will be drawn in Callaway, Oconto, Pressey Park with the last card being draw back at the Veterans Building.
Debs' husband Rod is riding Deb's trike today on the ride. Pictured above is Rod, daughter Sheila and Kevin Evans, and grandchildren Nicole and Brandon Evans on her trike.

The Poker Run is being sponosered by the Broken Bow Black Widows and the Lions Club.

Like our Facebook page to see more pictures from the Benefit for Deb.

Lunch at the Smithsonian

April 25, 2015

The group on the Korean War Hero Flight take a short break for lunch at the Smithsonian in Washington D.C.

The group will be coming back to Nebraska today.

Korean War Veterans visit the Naval Museum on their last day in Washington D.C.

April 25, 2015

The veterans on the Korean War Hero Flight are off and running for another wonderful day in our nation's capital. Dean Ash of Arcadia, and Robert and Sondra Foster of Broken Bow tour the Naval Museum.

The veterans and their escorts board a plane at the end of the afternoon for the trip home.

April 24th

Veterans visit Arlington National Cemetery

April 24, 2015

Shannon Cooksley, Ron Beavers and Ann Carr visit the Arlington National Cemetery. Next the group is headed to the Iwo Jima Memorial, the Air Force Memorial and The WWII Memorial.

The Iwo Jima memorial dedicated in 1954, depicts Iwo Jima. For perspective, the statue has a 60 foot flag pole.

Visit our facebook page to see more pictures of the Korean War Hero's trip to Washington D.C.

Busy morning for veterans on the Korean War Hero Flight

April 24, 2015

The veterans on the Korean War Hero Flight and their escorts have had quite a morning. The crew spent time at the Korean War Memorial where Congressman Smith joined them. Then they visited the Lincoln Memorial. They also got to spend at the Vietnam Memorial. In the picture is veteran Alfred Kelley and his daughter Karen Stille.

For lunch the veterans and escorts ate at the Army Navy Club. The Club is over 130 years old.

More pictures from their trip can be found on our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/CusterCountyChief

Veterans visit the Korean War Memorial

April 24, 2015

Korean War Veteran Ray Kolbo of Callaway and his son-in-law visit the Korean War Memorial.

Ray Kolb is on the Korean War Hero flight which allows veterans the chance to go to Washington D.C. to visit the Korean War Memorial.

April 23rd

Veterans Visit Blacony of Speaker of the House

April 23, 2015

The veterans on the Korean War Hero Flight visit the Speaker of the House's balcony.

Korean War Hero Flight takes a tour of the capitol

April 23, 2015

The Korean War Hero Flight takes tour of the Capitol building in Washington D.C.. They met with Congressman Smith and Senator Fischer.

Senator Ben Sasse greets Korean War Veteran

April 23, 2015

Senator Ben Sasse greets Korean War Veteran Leonard Peterson of Broken Bow at the gate as he got off the airplane in Washington D.C.

Robert White, 58

April 23, 2015

Robert B. White, 58, of Lubbock, Texas, passed away Friday, April 17, 2015, after a long battle with congestive heart failure.

A funeral service was at Govier Brother’s Mortuary Tuesday, April 21. Interment was at the Grandview Cemetery, Anselmo following the service.

Robert (Bob) was born Dec. 6, 1956, in Grand Island to Bruce and Evelyn (Duryea) White.

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