Local vets head to D.C.


One of two buses carries local U.S. veterans to Washington D.C. as Sidney Middle School students line Fair Road to bid farewell Friday morning, Sept. 18. The busses were escorted out of the area by two lines of bikers. The veterans will be touring U.S. war memorials on their trip over the weekend. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

One of two buses carries local U.S. veterans to Washington D.C. as Sidney Middle School students line Fair Road to bid farewell Friday morning, Sept. 18. The busses were escorted out of the area by two lines of bikers. The veterans will be touring U.S. war memorials on their trip over the weekend. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News


Glen Fry, of Huntsville, sits on his motorcycle as he waits to help escort two buses filled with U.S. veterans headed for Washington D.C. Friday morning Sept. 18. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News


Talking before leaving for Washington D.C. are, left to right, caregiver Tom Veit, of Houston, WWII vet George Monnier, of Houston, and Korean War vet John Berger, of Versailles. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News


U.S. veterans load onto one of two busses headed from Sidney for Washington D.C. Friday morning, Sept. 18. Mayor Mike Barhorst and Shelby County Commissioner Julie Ehemann both spoke to a packed EMS building where the veterans were gathered with their friends and family before the veterans stepped onto the busses. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News


Shelby County Commissioner Tony Bornhorst, center, talks with caregiver Jerry Wells, left, and Wells’ dad Navy vet Bill Wells, both of Anna, before the father and son headed to Washington D.C. with local veterans on two busses. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News


One of two buses carries local U.S. veterans to Washington D.C. southbound on I-75 under Fair Road Friday morning, Sept. 18. The busses were escorted out of the area by two lines of bikers. The veterans will be touring U.S. war memorials on their trip over the weekend. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News


One of two buses carries local U.S. veterans to Washington D.C. as Sidney Middle School students line Fair Road to bid farewell Friday morning, Sept. 18. The busses were escorted out of the area by two lines of bikers. The veterans will be touring U.S. war memorials on their trip over the weekend. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News


One of two buses carries local U.S. veterans to Washington D.C. as Sidney Middle School students line Fair Road to bid farewell Friday morning, Sept. 18. The busses were escorted out of the area by two lines of bikers. The veterans will be touring U.S. war memorials on their trip over the weekend. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Glen Fry, of Huntsville, sits on his motorcycle as he waits to help escort two buses filled with U.S. veterans headed for Washington D.C. Friday morning Sept. 18. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Talking before leaving for Washington D.C. are, left to right, caregiver Tom Veit, of Houston, WWII vet George Monnier, of Houston, and Korean War vet John Berger, of Versailles. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

U.S. veterans load onto one of two busses headed from Sidney for Washington D.C. Friday morning, Sept. 18. Mayor Mike Barhorst and Shelby County Commissioner Julie Ehemann both spoke to a packed EMS building where the veterans were gathered with their friends and family before the veterans stepped onto the busses. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Shelby County Commissioner Tony Bornhorst, center, talks with caregiver Jerry Wells, left, and Wells’ dad Navy vet Bill Wells, both of Anna, before the father and son headed to Washington D.C. with local veterans on two busses. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

One of two buses carries local U.S. veterans to Washington D.C. southbound on I-75 under Fair Road Friday morning, Sept. 18. The busses were escorted out of the area by two lines of bikers. The veterans will be touring U.S. war memorials on their trip over the weekend. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

One of two buses carries local U.S. veterans to Washington D.C. as Sidney Middle School students line Fair Road to bid farewell Friday morning, Sept. 18. The busses were escorted out of the area by two lines of bikers. The veterans will be touring U.S. war memorials on their trip over the weekend. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

One of two buses carries local U.S. veterans to Washington D.C. as Sidney Middle School students line Fair Road to bid farewell Friday morning, Sept. 18. The busses were escorted out of the area by two lines of bikers. The veterans will be touring U.S. war memorials on their trip over the weekend. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2015/09/web1_SDN091815VetDC41.jpgOne of two buses carries local U.S. veterans to Washington D.C. as Sidney Middle School students line Fair Road to bid farewell Friday morning, Sept. 18. The busses were escorted out of the area by two lines of bikers. The veterans will be touring U.S. war memorials on their trip over the weekend. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Glen Fry, of Huntsville, sits on his motorcycle as he waits to help escort two buses filled with U.S. veterans headed for Washington D.C. Friday morning Sept. 18. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2015/09/web1_SDN091815VetDC21.jpgGlen Fry, of Huntsville, sits on his motorcycle as he waits to help escort two buses filled with U.S. veterans headed for Washington D.C. Friday morning Sept. 18. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Talking before leaving for Washington D.C. are, left to right, caregiver Tom Veit, of Houston, WWII vet George Monnier, of Houston, and Korean War vet John Berger, of Versailles. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2015/09/web1_SDN091815VetDC51.jpgTalking before leaving for Washington D.C. are, left to right, caregiver Tom Veit, of Houston, WWII vet George Monnier, of Houston, and Korean War vet John Berger, of Versailles. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

U.S. veterans load onto one of two busses headed from Sidney for Washington D.C. Friday morning, Sept. 18. Mayor Mike Barhorst and Shelby County Commissioner Julie Ehemann both spoke to a packed EMS building where the veterans were gathered with their friends and family before the veterans stepped onto the busses. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2015/09/web1_SDN091815VetDC61.jpgU.S. veterans load onto one of two busses headed from Sidney for Washington D.C. Friday morning, Sept. 18. Mayor Mike Barhorst and Shelby County Commissioner Julie Ehemann both spoke to a packed EMS building where the veterans were gathered with their friends and family before the veterans stepped onto the busses. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Shelby County Commissioner Tony Bornhorst, center, talks with caregiver Jerry Wells, left, and Wells’ dad Navy vet Bill Wells, both of Anna, before the father and son headed to Washington D.C. with local veterans on two busses. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2015/09/web1_SDN091815VetDC31.jpgShelby County Commissioner Tony Bornhorst, center, talks with caregiver Jerry Wells, left, and Wells’ dad Navy vet Bill Wells, both of Anna, before the father and son headed to Washington D.C. with local veterans on two busses. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

One of two buses carries local U.S. veterans to Washington D.C. southbound on I-75 under Fair Road Friday morning, Sept. 18. The busses were escorted out of the area by two lines of bikers. The veterans will be touring U.S. war memorials on their trip over the weekend. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2015/09/web1_SDN091815VetDC11.jpgOne of two buses carries local U.S. veterans to Washington D.C. southbound on I-75 under Fair Road Friday morning, Sept. 18. The busses were escorted out of the area by two lines of bikers. The veterans will be touring U.S. war memorials on their trip over the weekend. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

One of two buses carries local U.S. veterans to Washington D.C. as Sidney Middle School students line Fair Road to bid farewell Friday morning, Sept. 18. The busses were escorted out of the area by two lines of bikers. The veterans will be touring U.S. war memorials on their trip over the weekend. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2015/09/web1_SDN091815VetDC7.jpgOne of two buses carries local U.S. veterans to Washington D.C. as Sidney Middle School students line Fair Road to bid farewell Friday morning, Sept. 18. The busses were escorted out of the area by two lines of bikers. The veterans will be touring U.S. war memorials on their trip over the weekend. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News