WASHINGTON D.C. - Some veterans wait years to board the Never Forgotten Honor Flight to visit memorials in their honor. For some, that day never comes in time.
"He's here looking down at us," said Jerome Lang. "There's no doubt about it."
Jack Lang was the oldest of four boys. He died at the age of 78 just five weeks before what would have been his first trip to Washington D.C. on the 31st Never Forgotten Honor Flight.
"We brought Jackie along who just passed away a month ago," said Jerald Lang.
Jack and two other men were honored in Washington D.C. They were given the Flags of Our Heroes honor.
Jack, along with his brothers Jerome, Jerald, and Jim all served in the United States Army.
"[Jack] was National Guard. He got called up for the Berlin Crisis," said Jim.
Jack, who grew up in Marshfield, loved the outdoors.
"He was a big fisherman like me [and] a big hunter like me," said Jim.
His brothers say even more than the outdoors, Jack loved his car.
"[The thing] that he really loved was his 1946 Ford Coupe that he built from scratch. He [has more than] 200 hundred trophies with it," said Jerome.
Throughout the day, the Lang brothers pushed a wheelchair with Jack's picture on it. It seemed to symbolize a final mission these four brothers completed together.
"There [are] no words to say it. It's just breathtaking. It's just that simple," said Jerome.
As of Monday, the Never Forgotten Honor Flight has flown 62 sets of brothers.