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West liberty brothers

Three brothers, Fred Bob, and Walt, Lehman, pictured here, are from West Liberty and were honored with a trip to a World War II museum in New Orleans.  All three served during World War II. The brothers return home Friday afternoon. 

WEST LIBERTY – Three brothers from West Liberty were honored with a trip to the World War II Museum in New Orleans.

The three brothers, Fred, Walt, and Bob Lehman, all served during World War II. Fred and Bob both served in the United States Marine Corps and Walt was U.S. Army and a Purple Heart recipient. The brothers all spent time overseas during the War.

The three were honored with a special trip on a private jet flown from Iowa City to New Orleans to visit the World War II Museum. The trip is being hosted by Vizient Inc., and the company provided a private tour of the museum. Following the tour, the brothers were to be the guests of honor at a special reception hosted by Vizient Inc.

A welcome home celebration in West Liberty will take place upon their return today. The West Liberty Fire and Police Departments will be escorting the brothers into town on Garfield Avenue (Highway X40 – Interstate 80 Exit 259) for a surprise welcome home celebration at First Church United.

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