SAR FLAG RETIREMENT

Colonel James Wood II Chapter of the Virginia Society Sons of the American Revolution conducted a flag retirement ceremony at Wayside Inn in Middletown on June 14. Participating were Chapter President Marc Robinson, Sean Carrigan, Paul Christensen, Dale Corey, Chip Daniel, Nathan Poe and Eric Robinson. They were joined by Middletown Mayor Charles Harbaugh.  On June 13, the chapter sponsored a grave marking in Rileyville of Private William Robertson, a member of the 3rd Maryland Flying Camp Battalion. The ceremony included participation by eight chapters of the Sons of the American Revolution, three Daughters of the American Revolution chapters and one chapter of the Children of the American Revolution Society. On June 15, the chapter partnered with Hidden Springs Senior Living Facility in Bentonville to conduct a Flag Day commemoration ceremony.