American Legion Post 88 Hosts Flag Day Ceremony


Last updated 8/4/2021 at 3:58pm

Pictured left to right are MCJROTC cadets Pfc. Sasha Totin, Sgt. Miles Loomis and Pfc. Finn Ramirez.

The first United States National Flag Day took place in 1916 upon establishment by then-President Woodrow Wilson and is celebrated annually on June 14. As in communities large and small across the country, Flag Day was observed in Brevard at the American Legion Post 88 in order to properly retire old, worn, faded and tattered flags.

The ceremony was conducted by cadets of the Transylvania County School's Marine Corps Junior ROTC program, along with local community leaders, American Legion members, and citizens who came to observe and honor the national flag. Post members County Com...

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