Tuesday, June 3, 2008

American Legion to Observe Flag Day

6/3/08 (5:56 p.m.) The American Legion Fayette County Post 105 reminds all citizens that Saturday, June 14 is Flag Day. In honor of Flag Day, the "Betsy Ross" Flag will be flown in front of the American Legion Log Cabin in Fayetteville on that date. The Continental Congress approved this design of 13 stars and 13 red and white stripes as the first official national flag of the United States on June 14, 1777. Denny Leander, Post 105 Flag Retirement Chairman, left and Dave Niebes, Post 105 Commander, right display he Betsy Ross Flag. American Legion Post 105 is a patriotic service organization of military veterans, serving all of Fayette County that meets the second Monday of each month at Log Cabin.

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