2017 Merced Field of Honor
The “Field of Honor” will be open from Saturday, November 4th through Saturday, November 11th (Veteran’s Day).
The opening ceremony will be on Sunday, November 5th at 2:00 p.m.
The closing ceremony will take place on Saturday, Nov. 11th at 4:00 p.m.
Participants may pick up their flags to march in the Veteran’s Day Parade on Nov. 11th.
MSR is also planning a flag retirement ceremony during the week for those needing to properly retire old, worn flags.
Come join us and take a walk through the flags, read the information attached, learn more about our flag history and those who have valiantly served us.
Help us honor those who have pledged their life in service to our great country!
How do you honor someone who has served their country or their community?
The Merced Sunrise Rotary has chosen to honor veterans, active duty military, and first responders by placing more than 1,000 United States flags on the front lawn of Merced College.
Many of those flags are acquired by community members to honor the service of someone they know.
Proceeds from the event go back the community to support various causes: Honor Flights, Veterans groups, First Responders groups, and Castle Airport Museum.
Come participate in this new Merced tradition and see the flags waving the week proceeding Veterans Day each year.