Beyond the Lens: Saluting America's Military - Talons Out Honor Flight

Maybe you have been lucky enough to travel through a local airport at just the right time. The band starts playing, the airplane doors open and dozens of World War II veterans flood the terminal for a whirlwind tour of the nation's capital.

They put their lives on the line decades ago, and for many of them, this is their first trip to Washington D.C.

The group "Talons Out" from Michigan invited FOX 5 Photojournalist Don Watrud along for the ride.