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‘A wonderful, wonderful time’: WWII veteran takes Honor Flight to see the memorials, museums of nation’s capital

John Rickerd of Woodstock shares his stories of the morning Marines planted the U.S. flag on Iwo Jima. While he did not witness the flag being raised, he was a corpsman tending to the wounded during the battle. (Courtesy photo)
For World War II veteran John Rickerd of Woodstock, a four-day Honor Flight trip to Washington, D.C., gave him an opportunity to bond with other veterans and experience some memorials […]
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