Marine Corps Leagues Is Now Placing Flags At Businesses

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The Rim Country Detachment 928 of the Marine Corps League is now operating the flag program -- placing U.S. flags at participating businesses on special days from Sept. 1 through Aug. 30.

The league will place a flag at a business on the following days:

  • Labor Day, first Monday in September
  • Patriot Day, Sept. 11
  • POW-MIA Memorial Day, third Friday in September
  • Columbus Day, second Monday in October
  • Veterans Day, Nov. 11
  • Pearl Harbor Day, Dec. 7
  • New Year's Day, Jan. 1
  • Presidents Day, third Monday in February
  • Loyalty Day, May 1
  • Armed Forces Day, third Saturday in May
  • Memorial Day, May 30
  • Flag Day, June 14
  • Pioneer Day, fourth Monday in July

The league will provide a 3-foot-by-5-foot U.S. flag at businesses in both Payson and Star Valley for a fee of $50 per year.

Flags will not be displayed in inclement weather. Placement will take place by 8 a.m. and the flags will be removed before sundown.

For more information about the flag placement program, contact Bill Sahno, (928) 472-6617; Michael Paslay, (928) 301-0158; or Richard Roy, (928) 474-9559.

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