Flag Retirement Ceremony

The God & Country Day Services and the United States of America Flag retirement is scheduled for July 4th, 2010 in Fort Smith, Arkansas.  The Patriot Guard and Christian Motorcycle “ride in” begins at 1:40 pm with services to start promptly at 2:00 pm.

There will be a practice on Saturday, July 3rd beginning at 10:00 am at the First Baptist Church on Old Jenny Link Loop.  Anyone interested in being a part of the ceremony is encouraged to attend the practice.  If you are unable to attend practice, but still want to participate, contact Chris Remaley, Jr. Vice Commandant for the River Valley Detachment #1248 of the Marine Corps League at 479-597-0382 or email him by clicking HERE.  There is still plenty you can get involved with.

“At this time we have 75 flags to be retired with still some to be folded,” said Chris.

Directions from Fort Smith:  6 miles South on Hwy 71; turn left at the Conoco convenience store onto Old Jenny Lind Loop.  First Baptist Church is 3/4 miles on your left at the corner of Old Jenny Link Loop & Gate Nine Rd.

From Greenwood; take the first right after the Citgo convenience store on Hwy 71; this will be Old Jenny Lind Loop.  First Baptist Church is 1/2 mile on your right — corner of Old Jenny Lind Loop & Gate Nine Road.

Coffee, snacks and donuts will be provided for practice on Saturday morning.

Published in: on June 28, 2010 at 19:16  Leave a Comment  

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