National Flag Day Celebration In FDL Today

National Flag Day and the U.S. Army’s 242nd Birthday will be honored during a ceremony at the American Legion Post in Fond du Lac this afternoon. Fond du Lac County Veterans Service Officer Rick Patton says weather and assignments permitting the program will feature two flyovers. A Coast Guard helicopter is expected to flyover to kick off the program at 4 p.m. and a Flight for Life helicopter will close out the program with a flyover at 5 p.m. During the ceremony their will be recognition of Gold Star Mothers, a Blue Star Family, father and son marines. Fallen Fond du Lac Police officers and Wisconsin State Trooper Trevor Casper will also be remembered. A reception will follow the ceremony.