The City of Sevierville announces a POW – MIA Flag Dedication Service on Saturday July 4, 2009, at 10:00 AM, at Sevierville City Park. The event is being conducted by Member of American Legion Post 104's Honor Guard, assisted by Tennessee Helping Hearts, who will be setting up a booth containing their materials on helping all veterans.
Everyone, especially current and past Service Members, Active Duty, Guard, and Reserve and their families, and the public are invited and encouraged to attend this special Independence Day Service. City and County officials , including County Mayor Larry Waters and Sevierville Vice Mayor Dale Carr plan to attend the service.
Following the service, this POW – MIA flag will be repositioned downtown, to it's permanent location, at the City of Sevierville Forks of the River Cemetery Park, near the intersection of Main Street and Highway 448. From this location, it will be one of America's most visible POW – MIA flags.
According to Post 104 Public Relations Officer, Steve Holbert, the POW – MIA flag “stands for some very special Americans, and because of what and who it stands for, this flag is subordinate only to our nation’s flag.”... read the rest of the story by Subscribing now.