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Vietnam veterans welcomed home following Honor Flight to Washington, D.C.

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - It's been said Vietnam veterans weren't welcomed home after the war, but this past Saturday, the community threw a welcome back party for local vets returning from Washington.

Forty one Vietnam veterans were given a hero's welcome as they returned from this month's Honor Flight to Washington, D.C.

Honor Flight takes vets out to see memorials built in their honor.

These veterans arrived Saturday night at LAX before bussing out to Garces Memorial High School.

Crowds welcomed the veterans home with posters and banners.

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