Flag Day 2021

FLAG DAY FLAG RETIREMENT CEREMONY

Missouri Korean War Memorial
Washington Square Park
100 E. Pershing Road
Kansas City, MO 64108

June 14, 2021, Monday
10:30 AM

Flag Day Flag Retirement Ceremony – Participants:

• LtGen Carol Mutter – United States Marine Corps (Ret), Keynote Speaker
• MO Senator Mike Cierpiot – U.S. Army Reserve, Vietnam
• MO House Representative Dave Griffith – U.S. Army, Vietnam
• MO House Representative Mike Haffner – Commander, U.S. Navy (Ret)
• Kevin Jamison – CWO4 USMC (Ret), Deputy Director, National VFW Foundation
• Mark Alford – Co-Anchor FOX 4 News, Master of Ceremonies
• Color Guard – USMC Combat Logistic Regiment 4
• American Legion Band – Heather Pickett, Conductor
• Greater Kansas City Korean Choir – Dr. Lee Swung Won
• MO Korean War Veterans Assoc. – Al Lemieux, USMC, Korea, Commander
• VFW Post 5789 – Lee’s Summit, MO
• Honors Team – American Legion Post 189, Lee’s Summit, MO
• Dept of MO Military Order of the Purple Heart – Walt Schley, CWO5 USMC (Ret), Commander, Vietnam
• POW/MIA Table – Larry Phillips, U.S. Army, Vietnam

Flag Retirement Team:

• Max Deweese WWII – USMC
• Paul Rojas Korea – U.S. Navy, Commander, Flag Retirement Team
• Al Lemieux Korea – U.S. Marine Corps
• Bill Rosanbalm Korea – U.S. Air Force
• Gilbert “Tex” Rodriguez Korea – U.S. Army
• Walt Schley Vietnam – CWO5, USMC (Ret), Commander, Purple Heart Assoc
• Dave Griffith Vietnam – U.S. Army – Green Berets
• Mary Ellen Stone Vietnam /Desert Storm – MGYSGT, USMC (Ret)
• Mike Haffner Iraq – Commander, U.S. Navy (Ret)
• Ezekiel Crozier Afghanistan – U.S. Army, Purple Heart Recipient

In addition, we are supported by a host of volunteers from Boy Scout Troops, Kansas City Detachment Navy Sea Cadets, NJROTC, VFW Posts, American Legions, and the Women Marines Association.

Reception for Lieutenant General Carol Mutter

Where:
Bar M
Muehlebach Hotel
200 W 12th St.
Kansas City, MO 64105

When:
June 13, 2021, Sunday
5:30 p.m.