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Images: The Patriot Flag in Bartlett

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  • Members of the Bartlett Fire Department hoist the 75lb flag up their fire truck's tower getting ready to display old glory in all her splendor honoring September 11th emergency workers.

       Members of the Bartlett Fire Department hoist the 75lb flag up their fire truck's tower getting ready to display old glory in all her splendor honoring September 11th emergency workers.
    Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer

  • Lieutenant Dave Bosse of the Bartlett Fire Department stands at attention as the American flag waves above their fire truck.

       Lieutenant Dave Bosse of the Bartlett Fire Department stands at attention as the American flag waves above their fire truck.
    Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer

  • Emily Bacich,11, of Bartlett watches a baseball game across from where Bartlett firefighters hoisted the 75lb american flag.

       Emily Bacich,11, of Bartlett watches a baseball game across from where Bartlett firefighters hoisted the 75lb american flag.
    Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer

  • Trustee Greg Martin and his daughter Mackenna, 8, write messages on sections of remnant of the flag no longer attached.

       Trustee Greg Martin and his daughter Mackenna, 8, write messages on sections of remnant of the flag no longer attached.
    Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer

  • Members of the Bartlett Fire Department hoist the 75lb flag up their fire truck's tower getting ready to display old glory in all its splendor honoring September 11th emergency workers on Thursday.

       Members of the Bartlett Fire Department hoist the 75lb flag up their fire truck's tower getting ready to display old glory in all its splendor honoring September 11th emergency workers on Thursday.
    Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer

  • Members of the Bartlett Fire Department hoist the 75lb flag.

       Members of the Bartlett Fire Department hoist the 75lb flag.
    Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer

  • Firefighters from different departments attended the raising of the oversized American flag honoring the September 11th emergency workers on Thursday in Bartlett.

       Firefighters from different departments attended the raising of the oversized American flag honoring the September 11th emergency workers on Thursday in Bartlett.
    Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer

  • Baseball and the American flag come together in Bartlett.

       Baseball and the American flag come together in Bartlett.
    Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer

  • Becky Ihssen of Marengo fires up her camera getting great pictures of the 75lb american flag.

       Becky Ihssen of Marengo fires up her camera getting great pictures of the 75lb american flag.
    Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer

  • People write messages on sections of remnant of the flag.

       People write messages on sections of remnant of the flag.
    Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer

  • Lieutenant Dave Bosse of the Bartlett Fire Department (right) and Detective Rich Bosh carry 75lb American before it was hoisted above their fire truck honoring the September 11th emergency workers on Thursday.

       Lieutenant Dave Bosse of the Bartlett Fire Department (right) and Detective Rich Bosh carry 75lb American before it was hoisted above their fire truck honoring the September 11th emergency workers on Thursday.
    Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer

 

The patriot flag was raised thursday evening in bartlett. the flag honors those who died on 9/11 and the armed forces who continue to serve in the global war on terror.

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