Marion – Sixty-nine local veterans are getting the chance to visit the nation’s capital as a part of the Veterans of Southern Illinois Honor Flight. The organization is gearing up for its fourth flight. It gives veterans the opportunities to visit the war memorials around Washington DC. The flight will leave Marion Airport early on the morning of October 16th and return later that night. The public is encouraged to join in the celebration and help welcome the veterans on the flight back. For more information you can visit veteranshonorflight.org.