I am proud to be an American, a Patriotic American because of stories like this!
The following is an abbreviated version of “What Honor Looks Like” — Chris Muller’s account about what happened one morning on May 23, 2012, at Gate 38 of Reagan National Airport, Washington, D.C.:
“Shortly before 9:30 am, over the loud speakers, a US Airways gate attendant announced that an Honor Flight of World War II veterans would be arriving momentarily and encouraged anyone passing by to help greet them. Five or six people looked like they were officially part of the welcoming committee
But – then it happened and frankly, I wasn’t expecting it. All throughout the terminal, people left their gates and gathered around gate 38. A few active military personnel in plain clothes approached the gate attendant and politely asked if they could join in the salute within the jet way as the heroes first stepped off the plane. Every human being in the terminal stood…
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