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Old Glory raised again over Armory

On Tuesday morning, Old Glory was raised on the south side of the Armory. The flag hadn't flown for forty years after being dismissed in the 1970s for unknown reasons.

By Atoosa Sayeh

May 31, 2015

Military service members in the community raised the flag “Old Glory” above Armory’s south side entrance on Tuesday after 40 years of its absence.As the rain started to pour, viewers watched as Old Glory was raised and then went inside the Armory to discuss the historical event.“Today, we made...