Annual Flag Day and Army Day

Flag Day photo

The 9/11 Memorial Committee of Lackawanna County will hold its annual observation of Flag Day and Army Day on Tuesday, June 14. on the North Washington Avenue side of the Courthouse from 4-5 pm. The public is invited. The observation will include Judah Whitney, LTC, (Ret.) speaking on the US Army; the Riverside Intermediate School Chorus along with Ashley DeFlice providing music, and the parade of flags.  Msgr. Thomas Muldowney will give invocation and benediction.

The Continental Congress adopted the form of the US flag on June 14, 1777, and the Continental Army was formed June 14, 1775.

Pictured from left: Charlie Spano, chairman of 9/11 Memorial Committee; Joseph DeAntona, education liaison; Msgr. Thomas Muldowney, Vicar General, Diocese of Scranton; Judge Thomas Munley; Dave Eisele, Veteran Service Office, Lackawanna County; Frank DeAngleo, borough liaison, and Patrick M. O’Malley, Commissioner and 9/11 vice-chair. Not shown: Ashley Yando DeFlice, musical director, and Kendra Lynn, military liaison.

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