Military Flag Retreat Ceremony

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Thursday, Aug 12 - Sunday, Aug 22, at the Grounds
Aug 12-22
Event times will be posted after nominees are selected.

Location: Flag pole behind the Highway Patrol Building

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 were selected from nominations received from across the state. These 11 individuals will be honored at a ceremony each day on the fairgrounds.

Those selected to be honored include:

5 pm, Aug 12 – Donald L. Barbour; Sedalia (Army National Guard/Reserves – Private)
6 pm, Aug 13 – Donald Klein; Smithton (Army – Sergeant)
6 pm, Aug 14 – Jim Gaertner; Sedalia (Army – Sergeant)
6 pm, Aug 15 – John Cover, Sr. ; Sedalia (Navy – Petty Officer)
6 pm, Aug 16 – John Morlock; Eldon (Army – Staff Sergeant)
6 pm, Aug 17 – David Dickey; St. Louis (Coast Guard – Lt. Commander)
7 pm, Aug 18 – Jack Sandwith; Slater (Army)
6 pm, Aug 19 – Burt Ewing; Lee’s Summit (Air Force – Lt. Colonel)
6 pm, Aug 20 – Marilyn Villegas; Odessa (Air Force – Senior Airman)
6 pm, Aug 21 – Michael H. Pollard; Turney (Army – Sergeant)
5 pm, Aug 22 – Bill Martensen; Syracuse (Army – Private)

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