Stordahl Flies High On Veterans Honor Flight


Jimmy Stordahl with his souvenir Honor Flight cap and golf shirt holding up his old 7th Army fatigue shirt

by Jeff Olsen

Call him the Happy Soldier.

He didn't mind KP, polishing brass, shining boots, policing cigarette butts, or dropping down and doing 50 push-ups.

To this day, he has no regrets about his military service.

For Jimmy Stordahl, serving in the Army was a great privilege.

"It was good training for life, and I'm glad how Army life turned out for me."

He even got to see the nation's Capitol twice in his lifetime.

Around 35 years ago, he drove a big rig for Marvin Windows and made his initial appearance in Washington, D.C.

He made the delivery downtown and remembers it well.

"There was...

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