Cecil A. Armstreet
U.S. Merchant Marine – World War II - Missing in Action
July 25, 2022 - Cecil A. Armstreet was born March 24, 1919 in the town of Joaquin, Shelby County, Texas, the only child of Ada Marie Largent and Dewey Eugene Armstreet. His parents were married in Shelby County on October 13, 1917 but later divorced and each remarrying giving Cecil five half-siblings.
July 9, 2022 - Our flags were scheduled to be raised today at sunset. However another Presidential Proclamation has been issued extending that until sunset tomorrow, Sunday, July 10 in honor of Japan's former Prime Minister Abe Shinzo who was assassinated on July 8, 2022.
July 6, 2022 - A Presidential Proclamation Honoring the Victims of the Tragedy in Highland Park, Illinois has been issued. All flags of the United States should be flown at half-staff until sunset, July 9, 2022.
June 14, 2022 - In the United States, Flag Day is celebrated on June 14. It commemorates the adoption of the flag of the United States, which happened on June 14, 1777. The United States Army also celebrates their birthday on this date.
In 1916, President Woodrow Wilson issued a proclamation that officially established June 14 as Flag Day. In August 1946, National Flag Day was established by an Act of Congress but is not an official federal holiday.