Bakersfield World War II vets honored with flags, coin, photo

Kevin McCarthy recognized vets at event

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - A group of local veterans will be honored at a special event.

Honor Flight Kern County held an ice cream social at the Petroleum Club at 2:00 p.m.

Congressman Kevin McCarthy was on hand to recognize the World War II veterans.

They first met the congressman when they were flown to Washington, D.C., in November to visit the WWII Memorial. 

The heroes were given flags that flew over the capital, a photo, and a challenge coin.


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