A sendoff luncheon for the latest Dawson County Hero Flight is slated for Sept. 28. A free will donation meal will be served, starting at noon at the Heartland Museum of Military Vehicles south of Lexington. A short program will begin around 1 p.m. with the veterans loading up for their tour around 2 p.m. Dawson County Hero Flight is organized for the sole purpose of honoring American Veterans for sacrifice and service above self. Twenty-five veterans, along with their escorts will travel to Washington, D.C. from Omaha on September 28 and returning on October 1. Some of the activities include: stops at the WWII, Korean, and Vietnam Memorials; Army/Navy Club, wreath ceremony at Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, visits to USAF, USMC and Navy Memorials; FDR Memorial, Smithsonian Institute and more.