Local Honor Flight veterans gather at the National World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday. There are, from right, Jim McKnight, Richard “Bubbaâ€%9D Crosby, Calvin Swan, Bob McDonald and John “J.W.â€%9D Harper Jr.
Local Honor Flight veterans gather at the National World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday. There are, from right, Jim McKnight, Richard “Bubbaâ€%9D Crosby, Calvin Swan, Bob McDonald and John “J.W.â€%9D Harper Jr. David Lauderdale, staff photo
Local Honor Flight veterans gather at the National World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday. There are, from right, Jim McKnight, Richard “Bubbaâ€%9D Crosby, Calvin Swan, Bob McDonald and John “J.W.â€%9D Harper Jr. David Lauderdale, staff photo

America's appreciation for old soldiers has not faded away

September 29, 2012 07:19 PM

UPDATED October 13, 2012 07:02 PM

More Videos

  • Memorable moments by 'eyes of the nation' photographer

    A sampling of photos by Wally McNamee, courtesy of The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. McNamee recently died. He lived on Hilton Head Island.

About David Lauderdale

David Lauderdale

@thatslauderdale

David Lauderdale writes about the people, culture, traditions and issues of the South Carolina Lowcountry.