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Blond Puckett and his son, Neal Puckett, recently flew to Washington, D.C., for a one-day trip as part of the Honor Flight Program Bluegrass Chapter.
Blond, a Hart County resident, is a veteran of World War II and Neal is a veteran of the Vietnam era. Blond received the Purple Heart for his service in Germany during the Europe campaign on Dec. 12, 1944.
They visited the World War II, Vietnam, Korean and Iwo Jima memorials. During their visit to the World War II Memorial they were visited by Senator Bob Dole.