Delaware County Recognizes the Anniversary of the United States Army

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Released: June 14, 2023

Delaware County Council, District Attorney Jack Stollsteimer, Chief Administrative Officer Marc Wooley, Chief of Human Services and Community Support Sandy Garrison, and many of the County Team were honored to pay tribute to the United States Army on June 14.

County leaders were joined by U.S. Army Veterans Media Mayor Bob McMahon, Larry Albertoli, James Augustin, Jim Wescott, and Veterans from other Armed Service branches Park Police Officer Spadaro, and Jim Ziegelhoffer, to raise the United States Army flag 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 Delaware County Government Center and Courthouse complex for a 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 their gratitude to all of those who have served or are serving, protecting our country.

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