FROM READERS: A veteran's perspective on Central Missouri Honor Flight

Sunday, July 21, 2013 | 6:00 a.m. CDT; updated 12:31 p.m. CDT, Monday, August 26, 2013

Mary Paulsell is president of Central Missouri Honor Flight. Now in its fifth year, the group has made 23 flights to Washington, D.C., carrying nearly 1,300 veterans to visit the memorials to their service and sacrifice. Veterans and their families are encouraged to visit to download an application to enroll a veteran on an upcoming flight. Or send an email to for more information. This article originally published in Rural Missouri magazine, which you can find here