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Athens State’s annual Flag Day Ceremony and cookout is scheduled for Wednesday, June 14 at 12:00 pm in the Sandridge Student Center Ballroom. The event honors the United States flag and our nation’s armed forces, past and present. Chief James L. Chambers will be this year’s guest speaker.
The Athens High School Junior ROTC will present the colors and lead the Pledge of Allegiance, and music will be provided by the Athens State Community Band. In addition, representatives of the John Wade Keyes Chapter of DAR will distribute information about the flag. The ceremony is free and open to the public.