24 Vietnam War veterans were in our nation's capitol on Wednesday night - as a part of the Phoenix, Arizona chapter of the Honor Flight Network.
And before the flight took off Tuesday afternoon, one veteran who served as a nurse during the war decided to challenge a TSA officer to some push-ups.
Officials with Honor Flight Arizona shared this video, capturing 84-year-old veteran Maggie DeSanti completing ten push-ups alongside the TSA employee -- wearing the same uniform she wore, during the war.
DeSanti has a full leg brace from a stroke, but when officers helped her up after she completed the push-ups, she was beaming from ear to ear.
The Honor Flight says Lt. Colonel DeSanti was an Army nurse in Vietnam - and rappelled from helicopters to treat the wounded.
This was the fourth trip of the fall season for the state's Honor Flight chapter and is their inaugural flight for Vietnam War veterans.
WATCH: 84-year-old Vietnam War veteran nurse challenges TSA officer to 10 push-ups
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