Two World War II veterans take to the skies for ‘Dream Flights’ in La Crosse

The flight is part of a two-month long effort to get 1,000 veterans into the air.

LA CROSSE, Wis. (WKBT) – Thursday was a special day for pair of Wisconsin veterans.

They flew in a restored, open-cockpit biplane ‘Dream Flights’ provides the flights to our nation’s vets.

The pair flew the two World War Two veterans out of the La Crosse airport.

The day isn’t just special for those getting to go into the air.

“Watching their expression on the folks face that this is something that they will remember and it’s something they enjoy,” said VFW 11th District Senior Vice Commander Willie Stokes.

The flight is part of a two-month long effort to get 1,000 veterans into the air.