Cook County Clerk Welcomes Husband, Honor Flight Home


Cook County Clerk Karen Yarbrough (right) was on hand at Midway Airport September 16 to welcome her husband Henderson Yarbrough (center) who was one of 114 military veterans returning from a special day of honor in Washington, D.C. for Chicago-area military veterans coordinated by Honor Flight Chicago. 

Honor Flight Chicago provides senior war veterans with a special, all-expense-paid-trip to visit the World War II, Korean War and Vietnam War memorials.  Henderson Yarbrough, a Vietnam Veteran who served as an E-5 Specialist in the U.S. Army, was escorted off the flight by a member of the U.S. Navy.  The September 16 flight included two World War II veterans, 12 Korean War veterans and 11 Vietnam veterans.



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