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Rome NY~ Healing Field® 2021

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June 14June 20

91 Perimeter Road Rome, NY

Flags of Honor

June 14th through June 20th, 2021
Griffis Business Park, 91 Perimeter Road, Rome, NY 13441

Rome lost 12 residents in the Vietnam War, and many more area resident fought on the battlefields of Southeast Asia.  We do not recognize, thank or honor our heroes as often or meaningfully as they deserve.  Created to place a Vietnam Veterans Memorial on the grounds of Rome’s former military installation, Griffis Air Force Base, the New York State Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund has expanded efforts to honor all those who by their actions have become our heroes.  Members of the Armed Forces, Veterans, Firefighters, Police and Emergency Medical Service providers protect and care for us in times of war and emergency, and Rome’s Healing Field® Flag display honors all who by their actions have become our heroes.

Rome’s Healing Field® display of United States Flags brings volunteers, residents and visitors together as 500 flags are posted at Griffis Business Park. This inspiring and memorable display panorama of red, white and blue is hard to describe, but once experienced it is not to be forgotten.

The Rome Healing Field® display is a gift to the community made possible through donations, sponsorships and the efforts of many dedicated volunteers. You can show your support and gratitude by sponsoring a flag, making a donation or doing both.

Please visit the Rome Healing Field® display, which runs June 14th to the 20th and bring your family and friends to experience this magnificent display of the Stars & Stripes.

Thank You

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In The News

Flags of Honor 2021
Rome Sentinel

FINISHING TOUCHES — Organizer Leslie Grogan puts a tag on one of the 500 flags that stand in front of the static B-52 Bomber display on the Griffiss Business and Technology Park as Rome Free Academy JROTC teacher and retired Air Force MSgt. Della Pray assists. Volunteers laid out a grid for the flags on Friday and finished up their efforts on Saturday. The New York State Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund along with the RFA JROTC cadets partnered to bring the Flags of Honor to Rome. Area individuals, businesses and groups sponsored flags for $35 each, honoring those they consider a hero.

Benefiting Charities:
NYS Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund

Hosted By:
NYS Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund, Inc.

Local Organizing Committee:
Project Chair: Lesley Grogan
Project Co-Chair: Della Pray
Fundraiser Treasurer Chair: Rick Falcone

Details

Start:
June 14
End:
June 20

Venue

91 Perimeter Rd # 110, Rome, NY 13441
91 Perimeter Road
Rome, NY 13441 United States
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