Giant 9/11 American Flag Coming To Oklahoma This Month


Friday, April 1st 2011, 10:22 am
By: News On 6


NewsOn6.com

UNDATED -- A giant American flag honoring the first responders and the victims and families of the September 11, 2001 attacks ten years ago will be making a number of stops in Oklahoma this month.The 30' by 58' American "Patriot" flag will be flown in a number of Oklahoma communities this month.

The Patriot Flag program was established by a group of California firefighters.

The program began September 10, 2010 with the goal of flying the flag in all 50 states in 50 weeks to pay tribute to the nation's armed forces and first responders.

The Patriot Flag will end its tour at the World Trade Center site September 11, 2011.

The first stop in Oklahoma is in McAlester on April 8, 2011.

Starting on April 13th and running through April 18th, the flag will make stops in Spiro, Sallisaw, Poteau, Warren, Bristow and Oklahoma City.

Schedule:

  • 4/18/2011   McAlester
  • 4/13/2011   Spiro
  • 4/14/2011   Sallisaw
  • 4/16/2011   Poteau
  • 4/18/2011   Warren
  • 4/18/2011   Bristow
  • 4/19/2011   Oklahoma City