Military Flag Retreat Ceremony


Thursday, Aug 8 - Sunday, Aug 18, at the Grounds

Aug 8, 5 pm
Aug 9-13, 6 pm
Aug 14, 7:15 pm
Aug 15-17, 6 pm
Aug 18, 5 pm

Join us in celebrating the men and women who have served or are serving our amazing country at the flag pole behind the Highway Patrol Building.

A new flag retreat ceremony will take place each day of the 2019 Missouri State Fair.  Eleven service men and women were selected from nominations received from across the state. These 11 individuals will be honored a ceremony each day on the fairgrounds.

Those selected to be honored include:

Duane Cary of Kansas City, E6 Radioman 1st Class – U.S. Navy
Meredith Chapman of Lamar, Master Sergeant E8 – U.S. Army
Charlie Everingham of Richland, E4 Sergeant – U.S. Navy
Larry Fosnow of Windsor – U.S. Army
Christopher Groseclose of Blue Springs, E5 Sergeant – U.S. Army
Delmas Jacobs of Sedalia, Seaman – U.S. Merchant Marine
William Mallory of Bowling Green, Staff Sergeant – U.S. Army Air Force
Marvin Neal of Warrensburg – U.S. Army
Edward Richards of Sedalia, Corporal – U.S. Army
Curtis Sansom of Montreal, Sergeant – MO Army National Guard
Euphemia Zahringer of Sedalia, 1st Class Petty Officer – U.S. Navy


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