©By Larry Hume (VFW Post 8904)

Flag Half Staff Alert - Patriot Day

September 8, 2021 - In the United States, Patriot Day occurs on September 11 of each year in memory of those killed that day in 2001. US Flags and other flags flying with it should be lowered to half staff at sunup on Saturday, September 11, 2021 and raised at sundown the same day. It is permissible to lower them the evening before on September 10.

If you have outdoor flags that cannot be lowered, respect for the day can be shown by tying a black cord or ribbon to the top of the mast.

VFW Post 8904 to Remember September 11, 2001 with Patriot Day Observance

As Patriot Day falls on Saturday we will observe on Friday. Begin at 9:00 a.m.

September 7, 2021 - Those who we lost twenty years ago on September 11, 2001, will forever hold a cherished place in our hearts and in the history of our nation. By a joint resolution approved December 18, 2001, (Public Law 107-89), Congress authorized the president to designate September 11 of each year as "Patriot Day" to perpetuate the memory of those who perished in the attack on America and to pursue peace and justice in the world and security at home.

VFW Post 8904 Invites Veterans to Monthly Meeting

August 13, 2021 - VFW Post 8904, Center will have their monthly meeting Monday, August 16, 6:30pm at the post home 617 Highway 96 North.
 
The post invites veterans who have earned a campaign medal or expeditionary medal during a time of war or hostilities to come out and sit in on the meeting to see what they are all about.
 
More information, call Quartermaster Larry Hume at 936-332-0349.

 

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