BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — You can do your part to welcome veterans returning home Saturday from the latest Honor Flight Kern County.

A group of local World War II and Vietnam veterans took off Thursday for Washington D.C. to visit war memorials built in their honor.

Honor Flight Kern County is hoping you can give them a heroes welcome when they arrive Saturday night at Meadows Field Airport.

The veterans are scheduled to return home Saturday, Sept. 21 at Meadows Field Airport. The veterans’ flight is scheduled to arrive at 8:45 p.m.