The new week started early on Monday with a Flag Day Ceremony at the Hotel Duval. Veterans, volunteers, hotel staff, and media all gathered to watch our veterans raise the American Flag, State of Florida Flag, and a Prisoners of War Flag. Hotel Duval installed three new flag poles just for this occasion, making EBV the first to use the poles.
After a brief introduction by hotel General Manager Marc Bauer, the crowd eagerly anticipated the flags, followed by the Pledge of Allegiance (which can be seen here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D_HHSJg-0wg) and a veteran led moment of silence for those Killed in Action.
To see official coverage of the event done by our local CBS station, visit here: http://ww2.wctv6.com/global/video/flash/popupplayer.asp?clipId1=4867118&flvUri=&partnerclipid=&at1=News&vt1=v&h1=Flag%20Day%20Ceremony&d1=48133&redirUrl=http://www.wctv6.com&activePane=info&LaunchPageAdTag=homepage&clipFormat=flv&rnd=3464852
In other news, we have a spotlight on the FSU EBV Assistant Director and Head Volunteer Jeff Browne. Jeff sat down with us to tell us about his involvement in the EBV program. Listen to what he had to say at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q3f-qBk4S28