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BRIEF: Flag Day salute will honor Old Glory and veterans

June 14, 2014

By Valerie Velikaya, The Kansas City Star



June 14--Mary Eisenhower, granddaughter of former president Dwight D. Eisenhower, will attend a Flag Day Salute to Veterans at the National Airline History Museum at 9 a.m. Saturday.

The public is encouraged to bring their worn-out flags and dispose of them in the red, white and blue repository at the museum at 201 N.W. Lou Holland Drive in Kansas City.

The retirement ceremony will include a breakfast for veterans, and some will participate in a flyover on a historic B-25.

Jackson County Executive Mike Sanders also will speak.

To reach Valerie Velikaya, call 816-234-4074 or send email to vvelikaya@kcstar.com.

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