Flag honors those who died at Pearl HarborA special Flag of Honor ceremony honors the memory of Americans killed in the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, 71 years ago.
A special Flag of Honor ceremony honors the memory of Americans killed in the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, 71 years ago.
The ceremony begins at 9 a.m. Friday outside the Richard I. Bong Veterans Historical Center. The free event is open to the public.
In addition, the center offers free admission for all veterans Friday, and individual and family passes are discounted 10 percent for this special Pearl Harbor Remembrance day.
The “Flag of Honor Program” is sponsored by the Richard I. Bong American Legion Post 435. It honors the life and memory of one deceased veteran every week by flying a flag over the Richard I. Bong Veterans Historical Center. The flag is raised at a ceremony at 9 a.m. each Friday by members of the American Legion post. On the following Friday at 8:30 a.m. the flag is lowered. Information on the featured veteran is on display in the center throughout the week. For more information about the “Flag of Honor Program,” contact David Kringle at 715-392-3730, John Vaski at 715-394-7693 or Scott Markle at 218-269-4675. Messages can be left at the center, 715-392-7151, or email firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.