Photos: Guides to greatness

The Enterprise — Michael Koff

Patriot Guard Riders pose with Bud Monroe and Porter Bidleman in front of the American Legion before leaving to lead the way for the World War II veterans on Saturday. “They fought in the rain,” said Steve Oliver, one of the riders. “We can ride in the rain.”
 

The Enterprise — Michael Koff

Members of the Greatest Generation, Porter Bidleman, left, and Bud Monroe, right, both from Altamont, talk with Senior Master Sergeant Raymond Munroe from the Air Force, Bud's son, who made a special trip for the occasion.

The Enterprise — Michael Koff

A special flight: Among the honorees was Stephen Marciamo from Duanesburg, standing with his grandson, as they wait at the Helderberg American Legion Post Saturday morning before leaving for a ceremony at Christian Brothers Academy and then their Honor Flight to Washington, D.C. to see their war memorial.

The Enterprise — Michael Koff

Patrioit Guard Riders escort the veterans through Altamont on May 10

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