Partial government shutdown sinks veterans' hopes of guided Offutt tour

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Posted: Saturday, October 12, 2013 12:00 am

Close to 30 veterans of World War II bomb groups scheduled a tour of Offutt Air Force Base for Saturday afternoon, but miscommunication about the effects of the partial government shutdown shot down their plan.

About 100 people, including the veterans and their spouses, children and grandchildren from around the United States, attended the annual reunion in Omaha of the 461st and 484th Bombardment Groups.

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