Plane carrying George H.W. Bush's casket leaves Houston

H.W. Bush arrives at the 2007 Ronald Reagan Freedom Award gala dinner held in his honor in Beverly Hills Calif. Feb. 6 2007

Relatives accompanying the casket will include his sons, former President George W. Bush and Neil Bush, along with members of their immediate families. "Thank you for your lifetime of service Mr. President!"

The pair's presidencies marked the second time a father and son both served as United States presidents, and the younger Bush spoke about the special moment they shared in the Oval Office after his inauguration in 2001. His "thousand points of light" initiative honored the nation's volunteers. "Bush's body will remain there in the rotunda, where the public can pay their respects from Monday evening at 7:30 p.m. until Wednesday morning at 8:45 a.m". An invitation-only funeral service is set for Wednesday at Washington National Cathedral.

With Bush's death, Jimmy Carter becomes the oldest living former president, at age 94.

In June this year, when Sully became part of the Bush family, the former U.S. president's spokesperson had jokingly said, "As one person said, he [Sully] can do just about anything except make you a martini, but not to worry, he can go get you someone to make you a martini!"

Bush spokesperson Jim McGrath said the presidential aircraft's flights to carry the 41st American president are being dubbed "Special Air Mission 41", as he announced the plane's arrival in Houston.

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And perhaps more importantly, USA officials have urged other countries to ban telecom companies from purchasing Huawei equipment. That probe became public in April, according to the Globe and Mail newspaper, which first reported the arrest on Wednesday.

Trump has ordered the federal government to close on Wednesday and both the New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq will be closed in observance. The casket will return to Texas for a funeral Thursday afternoon at his presidential library in College Station.

"I love you, too", his father responded, in his last words. We will cherish their time with us forever. Trump directed the presidential plane - called Air Force One when the sitting President is aboard - to pick up Bush's casket and transport it to Washington. The casket will be in a auto with Plexiglas windows to allow people to see it during the trip, according to family spokesman Jim McGrath.

President Bush will be interred next to his wife Barbara, and his daughter Robin. Barbara Bush died on April 17 at their Houston home. Bush was eventually rescued by a US submarine.

Spent a wonderful day at College Station back in 2011.

Since it was built, the 4141 George Bush locomotive has delivered shipments across all 23 states served by Union Pacific, the company said.

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