Military Flag Retreat Ceremony

Military Flag Retreat Ceremony recipient waving at the crowd

Date and Time

Thursday, August 11 - Sunday, August 21

Join us in celebrating the men and women who have served or are serving our amazing country at the daily Military Flag Retreat Ceremony!

Eleven service men and women will be chosen from nominations submitted to the Marketing Department at the Fair. These 11 individuals will be honored at a ceremony each day on the Fairgrounds.

Those selected to be honored include:

  • 5:15 p.m., August 11 – Alicia Barlor; Richland (Army)
  • 5:30 p.m., August 12 – Robert P. Westfall, Jr.; Maryville (Army)
  • 5:30 p.m., August 13 – Roy Sims; Marshall (Marine Corps)
  • 5:30 p.m., August 14 – John D. Hopson; Columbia (Army)
  • 5:30 p.m., August 15 – Robert Norton; Lincoln (Navy)
  • 5:30 p.m., August 16 – Ross Chambers; Warrensburg (Army)
  • 5:30 p.m., August 17 – Jim Heitmeyer; Carrollton (Air Force)
  • 5:30 p.m., August 18 – Randy Smith; Smithton (Air Force)
  • 5:30 p.m., August 19 – Charles “Dean” Rhine; Rocheport (Army)
  • 5:30 p.m., August 20 – Glen M. Brock; Norborne (Army)
  • 5:30 p.m., August 21 – Justin Moreland; Rich Hill (Marine Corps)

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