Retiring the flag

Wed, 07/12/2006 - 9:23am
By: The Citizen

Retiring the flag, American Legion/DAR

The American Legion Post #258, in conjunction with the Augustin Clayton Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution, recently held a Flag Retirement Ceremony at the American Legion Post #258 courtyard in Jonesboro. Over 30 local past and present military personnel were honored by having a United States Flag retired in their name. Receiving the flags from Debbie Veal of Stockbridge was John Harper, Chairman of the Flag Disposal Committee. For more information on the community based programs offered by the Daughters of the American Revolution, contact Phyllis Lawson at 770-473-1218. The Augustin Clayton Chapter serves the tri-county area of Fayette, Clayton and Henry counties.

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