There are some exciting events taking place real soon with the United States Emergency Chaplains Corps (USECC)! Here are some of the lates events being announced:
Tuesday May 14th….US Emergency Chaplains Corps (USECC) will have the flag from Arlington National Cemetery in the escort of the traveling Viet Nam Wall Memorial that is coming to Decatur and will be at the Decatur Public Library lower lot. We will meet the traveling memorial at Maroa High School at 2:00 PM and escort it to the Library. Continue reading
It is an extreme honor to announce our flag of tribute for Follow the Flag 2013 is from Arlington National Cemetery, Tomb of the Unknowns. I don’t think there are to many higher honor’s than to call to our remembrance those who have gone before us in service to insure the freedoms and liberties that we are blessed with today.
Accouncing Follow The Flag 2013! Please join us this year as we salute our first responders and veterans with a flag from the Arlington National Cemetery! Click the following link for details: Follow the Flag 2013 Flyer
US Emergency Chaplains Corps (USECC)
Wreaths Across America ……..Our Mission: to Remember – Honor – and Teach
Remember the fallen;
Honor those who serve;
Teach our children the value of freedom.
Our mission, “Remember, Honor, Teach”, is carried out in part by coordinating wreath laying ceremonies on a specified Saturday in December at Arlington, as well as veterans’ cemeteries and other locations in all 50 states and beyond. We also organize a week of events including international veteran’s tributes, ceremonies at State Houses, and a week-long “Veteran’s Parade” between Maine and Virginia. Continue reading
As hurricane Isaac pounds the gulf coast with torrential rain fall and flooding we are all holding our breath that the damage will not be any worse than initial reports. Prayer is especially important at this time in the hope that there will not be a repeat of Katrina.
Follow the Flag is upon us once again and is shaping up to be more exciting each year. For this year, 2012, our flag of tribute will be from Ft. Hood Texas in memory of the Ft. Hood shootings of November 5, 2009 in which 38 were wounded and 13 killed.
Event Flyer (PDF) Click Here
Since the relief efforts in Harrisburg will be an ongoing project for some time to come, here is a great article that tells some of the personal stories. We are happy and privileged to be a part of what God is doing in the recovery efforts……
On Wednesday, Febuary 29, 2012 an EF-4 tornado touched down in Saline and Gallatin Counties and struck the communities of Harrisburg and Ridgway Illinois.
Here it is again, Follow the Flag. There are so many significant factors that will take place this year it’s almost unbelievable.