March 04, 2022 07:44

Veteran of the Month Program

American Legion Post 33 and the Heritage Museum of Independence will  honor a deceased veteran of our local communities and Polk county each month on the second Saturday of each month beginning  at 1 PM. We will meet at the new museum across from the Independence post office and then walk a block to raise the flags at the corner of C St. and Main at the site of the Vietnam Veterans memorial. We will fly an American flag and the flag of your loved ones branch of service for one month. At the end of month the American flag will be presented to the family and another American flag and  branch of service flag will be hoisted for the next  Veteran.  There will be refreshments after the raising of the flags and you are invited to return to the museum to visit and share stories if you choose of your loved one. 

We encourage anyone with a deceased veteran who you would like to honor  to contact us so that we can schedule a month to fly a flag in remembrance of your loved one.

Billy: 805-574-9733

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