North Texas law enforcement agencies and fire departments are participating in the 14th annual Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient Motorcade Wednesday.
"This is my way of paying back and this is my of serving," North Texas Patriot Guard Riders captain Kelly Darst said.
The recipients flew into DFW International Airport, and the motorcade took them to their destination in Gainesville.
The Patriot Guard Riders and many others from law enforcement lined up hours ahead to escort the Congressional Medal Of Honor Recipients to Gainsville.
"I just can't imagine what it took and the bravery they endured," Denton County Deputy Constable Precinct 4 Robert Kubicek said. "This is just a small part I can do to say thanks, we appreciate everything they did and all their service in the military."
Those in the motorcade said the honorees deserve all this show of appreciation and more.
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"Just that we're here for them," Darst said. "We're here to honor what they sacrificed and their lives to help our great nation."
The city of Gainesville hosts a yearly event recognizing these heroes with a parade, dinner and other special events.
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