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Fly In to benefit Wounded Warriors

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BY CHELSEA BURNETT The Wilson PostLebanon Airport will host the third annual Mid Tenn Fly In on Saturday, June 26 to benefit the Wounded Warrior Project (WWP), a VA accredited program dedicated to raising awareness and assistance of severely injured service men and women. WWP also strives to preserve the history of military service through advocacy and educational enlightenment. The annual event will reunite and honor retired military “war birds” and donate 100 percent of the $3 gate fee to the Wounded Warrior Project.  The event will be presented by the Lebanon Chapter 863 of the Experimental Aircraft Association and the Military Motor Pool of Tennessee. Along with several military aircrafts being showcased, a group of military vehicles will be available for viewing as well. Guests will be able to observe historical military aircraft in flight, as well as purchase tickets for recreational flights aboard some of the historical planes.Featured military aircraft will include B-25 bombers, P-51 Mustangs and Stearmans. There will also be an assortment of military veterans on site to educate adults and children of their time in war and experiences of serving their country. There will be food and other activities available to entertain guests as they learn about military history from veterans and the WWP. The event is sponsored by ADS Security, Buffalo Wild Wings, CS&A Insurance, Maggie Moo’s, North, Pursell, Ramos & Jameson, PLC: Pilots-Lawyers, and RediAir Flight Support. The Mid Tenn Fly In will be from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Lebanon Municipal Airport. For further information or questions, contact Event Coordinator Chris Davis at 717-7730 or email chdavis@chappellsmith.com.Staff Writer Chelsea Burnett may be contacted at chelsea@wilsonpost.com.
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