Flag Day Celebrated in Gladewater - KYTX CBS 19 Tyler Longview News Weather Sports

Flag Day Celebrated in Gladewater

Posted: Updated:
GLADEWATER (KYTX) - Dozens stood outside of the Gladewater Veteran's Memorial to honor Flag Day, today.


The event was to honor those who have fallen for the red, white, and blue. The meeting speakers' went over the different folding techniques of the flag, and what they mean. Speakers also went over flag etiquette and how to treat the colors with respect.   John Tallent organized the event and says it is to honor the names on this memorial, including his brothers.  

"To me it means freedom. They gave their life for us and our country. It means a lot to me, it really does.' - John Tallent

Small flags were handed out to everyone who attended.  
Powered by WorldNow

CBS19, MYTX & KCEB
2211 ESE Loop 323
Tyler, TX 75701
Phone (903) 581-2211
Fax (903) 581-5769

Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and KYTX. All Rights Reserved. Users of this site agree to the Terms of Service, Privacy Notice/Your California Privacy Rights, and Ad Choices.