Released: June 14, 2022
Delaware County Council and Delaware County Controller Joanne Phillips were honored to be joined by U.S. Army Veteran and Director of Delaware County’s Military and Veterans Affairs John Sheaffer, and Army Veteran Dartanyun Wilkins-Harvey on June 14 to raise the U.S. Army flag.
The flag was raised in the courtyard of the Delaware County Government Center and Courthouse complex to commemorate the anniversary of the U.S. Army, which was established on June 14, 1775.
It will fly from the flagpole in the courtyard of the Government Center and Courthouse complex throughout the week.
Military flags will be raised at appropriate times later this year in observance of the U.S. Coast Guard on August 4, 1790; the Air Force on September 18, 1947; the Navy on October 13, 1775; and the Marine Corps on November 10, 1775.
Council extends its gratitude to all of those who have served or are serving, protecting our country.