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RMHF Holiday Gathering

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December 4, 2015:  On this beautiful Colorado day, RMHF holiday gathering luncheon was held to welcome and honor once again, all of the Veterans who journeyed to Washington, DC in 2015.  Many new and old friends joined together for music, food, and conversation, including sharing the memories created on their scheduled trips.  When attending a Rocky Mountain Honor Flight event, there is a community that is created between Veterans, family members, RMHF volunteers, and other’s who participate.  It is a privilege to dialogue with the generation that molded a nation.

1204151050~2Mr. Sonny Coleman, a WWII Navy Veteran,  grew up in Denver and attended South High School.  When asked why he choose the Navy, he said his best friend, Dick Gomez was going into the Navy.  Mr. Gomez joined when his brother was killed in Pearl Harbor, December 7, 1941 aboard the USS Arizona.  They joined together in hopes of maintaining their friendship while traveling overseas.  Sonny Coleman said he thoroughly enjoyed his trip with RMHF, and was glad he was able to attend. Continue reading RMHF Holiday Gathering