Grand Island preparing to welcome home veterans on Hero Flight

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. — Grand Island is preparing to welcome home Vietnam veterans on the Hero Flight.

The flight is expected to land at the Central Nebraska Regional Airport around 5:30 p.m. Tuesday.

The public is encouraged to show up and help welcome back the veterans by bringing signs and American flags.

Coverage of the veterans' return can also be viewed live on our website.

Hundreds of Vietnam veterans from Nebraska traveled to Washington D.C. as part of the Hero Flight.