Normandy Flag to be Raised at New Ocean Pines Yacht Club
OCEAN PINES, Md.- The Normandy flag will be the first flag raised at the Ocean Pines Yacht Club next month.
On Saturday, January 10, at 11 a.m., a flag raising ceremony will be held at the Ocean Pines Yacht Club. The first flag to be raised will be the official ceremonial flag from the Worcester County Veterans Memorial at Ocean Pines.
This flag was first flown over the American Ceremony at Normandy, and was the first flag raised at the Veterans Memorial in Ocean Pines. It is only fitting that this flag will also be the first flag to be flown at the new Ocean Pines Yacht Club. Eventually the Normandy ceremonial flag will be on permanent display at the Yacht Club.
A brief ceremony will be held at 11 AM, and will feature two local survivors of the Normandy Beach landings, Elmer Muth and John Sauer. They will honor us by raising the first flag. An Honor Guard will be in attendance, and all are invited to join the join us as we pay special tribute to these two WWII survivors.
Light refreshments will follow the ceremony in the Ocean Pines Yacht Club.
For more information call Sharyn O'Hare at 410-603-4777 or Marie Gilmore at 410-726-2881