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WORLD MEMORIALWORLD MEMORIAL Tour


2011 (Ten Year 9/11 Anniversary)

 

THE PATRIOT FLAG
Honoring The Fallen On 09/11/01
Hosted by WM, PublicSafetyNet & American Legion J.B.Clark Post#149
Honor | Pride | Respect | Dignity | Courage


The huge PATRIOT FLAG will fly in all of the 50 states

San Diego FD Rescue Truck 29, 6th Battalion, commences tour on August 16, 2010

Wayne Louth
Wayne Louth (Scheduling)
WM President
Mitch Mendler (Logistics)

We ship the flag every Monday to arrive at your destination on Wednesday.
We have 50 weeks... Thanks, Mitch (mitchy@publicsafety.net)
"We have NOT FORGOTTEN!"


- 2011 - Project Manager State Flag Cities Miles Traveled
  Please visit the (dedicated) The Patriot Flag website for 2010 & the Latest Schedule
Click here for full PHOTO GALLERY
01/03/11 Eric Giacchino
Vancouver Fire
James Young
Battalion Chief
Olympia Fire Dept
PIO Stangel
Lieutenant
Seattle Fire Dept
Washington 01/01/11 Vancouver
01/03/11 Olympia
01/04/11 Seattle
28
106
60
01/07/11 Chris Howard
New Carlisle
Fire Division EMS Captain
Ohio 01/06/11 Enon
01/07/11 North Hampton
(Home Town)
Line Of Duty Death
Ceremony for
Peace Officer
Suzanne Hopper
2978
01/08/11 Joeseph O'Grady
Ken Fairben
Fire Chief
Floral Park Fire
New York 01/08/11 Veterans Memorial
Procession
New Hyde Park

Long Island
Calverton National
Cemetary

1690
01/10/11 Chief Thomas Warren Providence Fire Department Rhode Island 01/10/11 Providence 231
01/12/11 Ann Haigh
Patriot - Blue Star Mother
Jim Chambers, Logistics Coordinator Birmingham Fire & Rescue Service Department
Chris Porterfield
Montgomery Fire/Rescue Department
Chris Etheredge
Dothan Fire Deparment
Alabama 1/12 Birmingham
1/13 Montgomery
1/14 Dothan
1519
91
107
01/19/11 Sean Hughes
Deputy Fire Chief
South Walton Fire Department (DeFuniak Springs, FL and Santa Rosa Beach, FL)
Paul Ladouceur
Panama City Fire Department
David E. Green
Fire Marshal
Pensacola Fire Department, Pensacola, FL
Lt. James Hammond
Honor Guard Comm.
Fire Department
Matt Willhite
Vice Mayor
Captain Firefighter
Palm Beach County Fire Rescue
Michael F. Southard
Fire Chief
Palm Beach GradensLieutenant Carroll
Miami Fire Rescue
Neal de Jesus
Fire Chief
Sheriff's Office
Broward County
Captain Alderson
Sta 32
Fort Lauderdale
Florida 1/17 DeFuniak Springs/Santa Rosa Beach
1/18 Panama City
1/19 Pensacola
1/21 North Naples
1/22 Wellington
1/22-23 Palm Beach
County Fair

1/25 Palm Beach Gardens
1/24 Miami
Funeral Ceremony
Miami Dade Officers
Castillo and Haworth
1/25 Fort Lauderdale
107
29
91
1373
152
10
24
84
32
01/26/11 Kevin Shirley
Deputy Chief
Kansas City Fire Dept
Wayne Stringer
Commander
American Legion
Post 25
Paul Ballou
Fire Chief
City Of Fort Scott Robert Benn
Fire Chief
Kansas 1/27 Kansas City
1/29 Fort Scott
1662

94
02/01/11 Robert Benn
Fire Chief
Emergency Management Director Dan Sutter
Captain PIO
Saint Louis Fire
Missouri 1/31 Nevada
2/1-3 Saint Louis
19
727
02/05/11 David Schipper
Fire-Rescue Chief
Lemars Fire

Dave Stannard
Fire Chief
Coralville Fire
Iowa 2/5 LeMars
2/7 Coralville
Fire Fighters Memorial
979
300
02/09/11 Myron Bogess
Fire Fighter
Union President
West Virginia 2/10 Charleston 1175
02/11/11 Turner A. Luttrell, Jr.,
Associate Director/
Deputy Fire Chief
Jackson Mississippi
Fire Department Royce Willaims
Chief
Jackson Mississippi
Fire Department
Shannon Sandridge
Chief Instructor
Fire Academy
Sandy McAlister Projects Officer /
Public Relations
Mississippi State
Fire Academy
Mississippi 2/13-14 Jackson
2/17 State Fire Academy
806
02/18/11 Richard Pepper
Fire Chief
Upper Captiva
Fire Dept
Bill Byrnes
Firefighter / EMT
Trent Bowen
Dep. Chief
Ft. Myers Fire Department
Florida 2/19 Fort Myers
The Thomas
Edison Festival of Light Parade
2/21 Fort Myers
Centenial Park
Presidents Day
1134
02/23/11 Dyron K. Ota
Honolulu Fire
Department Fire
Prevention Bureau
Community
Relations/Education
Hawaii 2/24 Honolulu 4927
2/28/11 Jim Stevens
Manager Fedex
San Diego
Simone Torres
San Diego Repair Facillity
In recognition of
Support Services
Mechanics
9/11 Dispatchers
Wayne Louth
American Legion
JB Clark Post 149
California 2/28 Mira Mesa
FedEx Depot
3/1 San Diego
Fire Rescue
Communications
Center and
Repair Facility
Kearny Mesa
3/1 Escondido
American Legoin
J.B. Clark Post 149
2859
28
28
03/02/11 Claudia E. Thomas
Patriot
Helena Fire Department
Montana 3/3 Helena:
Honor & Remembrance
3675
03/04/11 Bob Caggiano
ANNIN Flagmakers
Virgina 3/7 Flag Repair 2537
03/09/11 Frank Papa
Deputy Chief
Newington Fire Dept.
Bob Gregory
Director of Economic &
Community Development
Connecticut 3/11 Newington
3/12 Milford
Saint Patrick 's
Day Parade
1513
47
03/13/11 Micheal Hineline
Kevin Cartwright
Director of
Communications
Chief Public
Information officer
Baltimore Fire Dept
Maryland 3/13 Baltimore
Saint Patrick's
Day Parade
261
03/15/11 Patrick Kelly
Assistant Fire Chief
Cleveland Fire
United Irish Societies
Of Greater
Cleveland
Ohio 3/17 Cleveland
Saint Patrick's
Day Parade
Saint Patrick's
Day
1266
03/18/11 Terry Kremer
St. Henry American Legion Post 648
Ohio 3/20 St. Henry 497
03/22/11 Jason L. Evans
Public Information Officer
Dallas Fire-Rescue
Department
Texas 3/23 Dallas
1110
03/25/11 Michelle & Don Earle
Patriots
New York 3/26 Seneca Falls 1603
03/30/11 Marvin Hume
The Flag Man
Al Cirulli
Assistant Principle
Pinelands Regional
High School
New Jersey 3/30 Wildwood
4/1 Tuckerton
474
61
04/2/11 Ken Fairben
Fire Commisioner
Floral Park Park
Craig J Craft
Nassau County
Office of Emergency Management
Acting Deputy
Commissioner/Director
of Emergency Planning
Glen Klein
Sgt At Arms
Responders Remembered Committee.
NYPD-ESU
Detective Ret.
John Feal
Fealgood Foundation
New York 4/2 Floral Park

4/2 Wantagh
4/3 Nesconset
175
150
04/05/11 Judy Peters
Patriot
Chief
Mike Richards

Fort Smith Fire Dept
Chief Brett Brewer
Mcalester Fire Dept
Chief Kelly Helm
Plano Fire Dept
Chief Mario Cambos
Fayetteville Fire Dept
Chief Duane Atha
Springdale Fire
Chief Tom Jenkins
Rogers Fire Dept
Arkansas

Texas
Oklahoma




4/7 Fort Smith

4/8 Mcalester
4/9 Plano
4/10 Fayetteville
4/11 Springdale
4/12 Rogers
1630
04/13/11 Judy Peters
Patriot
Chief Dustin MaClemore
Spiro Fire Dept
Captain Steve Padgett
Salisaw Fire Dept
Chief John Pickle, D.A.V.
Poteau Fire Dept

Chief Larry Gale
Fort Gibson Fire
David Fowler
Fire Chief Bob Grant
Bristow Fire Dept
Herb Bradshaw &

Mike Billingsley
Oklahoma Firefighters
Museum

Oklahoma
4/13 Spiro
4/14 Sallisaw
4/16 Poteau
4/18 Fort Gibson
4/18 Bristow
4/19 Oklahoma City
State Fire Fighters
Memorial
Annivesray of
The Murah Building
Bombing
1974
04/20/11 Debbie Burak
Patriot
Commander:
Veronica A Miller American Legion
Charlottesville and
Albemarle, VA Post 74
Shadwell, VA
Virginia 4/22 Chesterfield

4/24 Charlottesville
1323
82
04/27/11 Anthony Colombo
Fire Fighter / Paramedic
Hazleton Fire Dept.
Pennsylvania 4/28 Hazleton
Holy Rosary Church
4/29 Hazleton
Bonaza Steak House
4/30 Hazleton City Hall
1334
110
05/02/11 Tom Cochran
Chief
Lansing Fire Dept
Michigan 05/03 Lansing 1022
110
05/06/11 Shawn Gregory
Lieutenant
Henrico Fire Dept
Haligan Bar and Grill
Richmond Virginia
Cindy Sheaffer
America Never Forget Foundation
Virginia 5/07 Richmond
Heroes on the Hill
934
05/10/11 Eddie Hair
Vietnam Veterans of America
Holly Rimes
Patriot
South Carolina 5/11 Jackson
Savanna River Site
5/12 Columbia
5/13 Anderson
514 Barnwell
1364
5/15/11 Holly Rimes
Diane Johnson
Georgia 5/15 Augusta  
5/16/11 Holly Rimes
Patriot
South Carolina 5/16 Myrtle Beach 1226
05/17/11 Chuck Zahm
Fire Fighter
Woodlawn Fire
New York 5/17 Woodlawn

5/17 Hamburg
5/18 Niagara Falls
5/18 North Tonawanda
1685
62
05/19/11 Devil Dog Dan
(USMC ret)
Lcpl Danny Unale

2nd Vice Commander
President Ch16
Legion Riders American Legion Post
Palmer Ketner Jr,
Ira Hayes American
Legion Post 0008
Gallup,NM
New Mexico 5/19 Gallup
"Run For The Wall"
2097
05/20/11 Bill Strubbe
Fire Chief
Plymouth Township
Fire Department
Gary Petrochello
Commander
American Legion Post 103
David Downie
Fire Chief
Fairfield Township
Ohio 5/20 Ashtabula

5/21 Plymouth TWP
5/22 Fairfield TWP
1927
15
05/24/11 David Backus
Honor Gurad
Commander
Lincoln Fire Rescue
Kathy Brenner
Battalion Chief
Omaha Fire Dept.
Nebraska 5/24 Lincoln
5/25 Omaha
1126
58
05/27/11 Leana Cochrane
American Legion
Post 103
Indiana 5/28
American Legion
Post 103
1107
20
05/29/11 Chief Wiley
Dayton Ohio
Nick Heimlich
Fire Chief
Springfield Fire Rescue Division
Deputy Fire Chief
Dave Whitting
Columbus Ohio
Ohio 5/29Dayton Ohio
Carrillon Park
Heritage Festival
Concert
5/30 Memorial Day
Springfield Ohio
Memorial Day Parade
5/30 Columbus Ohio
225
06/01/11 Don Sullivan
Patriot
FedEx
Inaiana 6/1 FedEX HUB 220
06/02/11 Becky Ginsbach
Patriot
Carlene Gonzalez
Patriot
Chief Larry Boston
Bandon Rural Fire
Deputy Chief
Doug Kollmer
Bend Fire
Oregon 6/3 Estacada
6/4 Eugene
Oregon Corridor
School
6/5 Bandon
6/6 Bend
2859
521
06/07/11 Amanda / Sara
Patriot
Idaho 6/08 Boise 1181
06/11/11 Lisa Moulder
The Besty Ross House
Pennsylvania 6/11 Philadelphia
The Betsy Ross Festival
3005
06/12/11 Mike Simmons
Patriot
Henry Coghlan
Flag Day Chairman
Dover Elks Lodge
Delaware 6/12 Dover 184
06/13/11 Tom Ryan
Chicago Fire Fighters
IAFF Local 2
Ed Dunne
Honor Guard
Orland Fire Protection District
Carl Churulo
Lemont Fire
Mike Schofield
Homer Glen
Jim Walters
Fire Chief
Skokie Fire
Tom Friel
Fire Chief
Morton Grove Fire
Raymond Prokaski
Illinois Motorcycle
Freedom Run
Illinois 6/14 Flag Day
Chicago
6/15 Orland Park
6/15 Lemont
6/16 Homer Glen
6/16 Morton Grove
6/16 Skokie
6/17Joliett
6/18 Middle East Conflict
Memorial Wall
Marseilles
6/19 Springfield IL
944
06/19/11 Steve Reynolds
Fire Fighter
Saint Louis Fire
Missouri 6/19 Saint Louis 604
06/21/11 Daniel R. Small, EFO
Chief of Department/EMA
Director Cumberland Fire Department
Ron and Nancy Metevier
Patriots
Gary Crocker
Patriot
Amesbury
Jonathan Copeland
Fire Fighter
Lebanon
Maine

Massachusettes
New Hamshire
 
6/22 Cumberland
6/23 Portland Cumberland
6/24 Raymond
6/25 Amesbury
1081
2554
132
06/28/11 Andy McGrath
Vietnam Veterans
of America
Captain Russell Ashe

Barre City Fire
Thomas Middleton
Firefighter
Burlington Fire Dept
VFW Post 6689
Fire Dept.
Mayor George Rivers
Mayor George Rivers
Rouses Point
Thomas Middleton
Fire Fighter
Burlington, Vermont
VFW Post 6689
Vermont 6/27 Bennington &
The Vermont Veterans Home
6/28 Rutland
6/29VFW Post 6689, Essex Junction
6/30 Vermont Veterans Museum,
Camp Johnson
7/01 Rouses Point NY
7/02 Plattsburgh
7/03 St Albans VT
7/03 Burlington and
Montpelier, VT
7/04 Hartford VT White River Juction VA Hospital
158
55
66
31
58
26
07/04 Jonathan Copeland
Fire Fighter
Lebanon
New Hampshire 7/04
The Fourth Of July
Lebanon
96
07/04/11 Janie Perkins
Colonel US Army
Massachusetts 7/04
The Fourth Of July
Attleboro

Logan International Airport
7/05 Revere Beach
Cambridge
265
07/06/11 James Barbeau
Fire Fighter
Paramedic
Bartlette Fire
Bill Rosemeier
Fire Fighter
Illinois 7/7 Bartlette
7/8 Freeport
7/9 Sycamore
1043
84
67
07/09/11 Pierce Fire Apparatus
Patriot Nicole C. Danner
Wisconsin 7/11 Pierce Fire
Apparatus HQ
192
07/12/11 Hugo Ferchau
Asst. Fire Marshal
Gunnison County
Fire Protection District
Colorado 7/14 Golden
7/15-16 Gunnison
7/18 Colorado Springs
1882
192
166
07/19/11 Chaplain
Larry L. Vollink
Prior National Chaplain
American Legion
Alex Germany
District Vice
Commander
American Legion
Post 126
Michigan 7/20 Ypsilanti

7/21 Detroit
1895
07/22/11 Cecil Alg
American Legion
Millo Wallace
Commander
American Legion
Post 26
North Dakota 7/22 Peace Gardens
7/25-26-29 Minot


7/30 Tioga and Williston
3055
1440
08/01/11 Dan Litzinger
Patriot
General Manager
The Rochesters
Honkers
Minnesotta 8/1 Rochester
Honkers Baseball
321
08/02/11 Shane Anderson
Gillette, WY Campbell
County Fire & Rescue
Gary Pettigrew
Wyoming American
Legion Commander
Ben Wieser
Wyoming Sons Of The
American Legion
Wyoming 8/4 Gillette 2243
08/08/11
50th STATE
Tony Wieser
Leon Ellis
EMT Fire Fighter
Joe Trujillo
EMT Fire Fighter
Keystone Fire Cheif
South Dakota 8/6 Mount Rushmore
8/8 - 8/13 Sturgis
Never Forget
MOTOR CYCLE
RALLEY
8/14 Pierre
133
Mount Rushmore
52 Sturgis
197 Pierre
Post 50 State Tour Total Miles:
112,364
08/16/11 C. Rick Hardman West Virginia 8/16 Fairmont
Korean War
Veterans
1947
08/19/11 Patriot Guard
Motorcycle Rally
Virginia 8/19 Crystal City 1640
08/22/11 Pete Gorman Washington D.C. 8/22 I.A.F.F. HQ 5
08/23/11 Christie Tooms Florida 8/24 East Naples 1848
08/25/11  Tony Giardina
Colonia Volunteer
Chemical Hook &
Ladder Company
New Jersey 8/26 Woodbridge 2072
08/26/11 Colonia Fire Dept
New York Giants
New York Jets
New Jersey 8/28 68
09/02/11 Adam VanGerpen
Firefighter Paramedic
Los Angeles Fire
Los Angeles 9/02 2841
42
142
09/03/11 San Diego Pops
American Legion
Post 258
Viejas Fire Dept
San Miguel Fire
California 902-03-04
San Diego POPS
9/5 Alipne

9/7 Spring Valley
9/7 San Diego
Metro Transit
Authority
295 pre Escondido
to Alpine and back
08/30/11 Reed Correll
CEM
Emergency Planner
Harford County
Division of
Emergency Operations
Maryland   8/31 Aberdeen  
09/02/11 California    
9/3 San Francisco
9/6 Los Angeles
9/7 Camp Pendleton
 
Ten Year Anniversary
09/09/11 Sommerset Pennsylvania   Sommerset
Memorial Flag Pole
 
09/10/11 Shanksville
9/11 Memorial
Garden
Pennsylvania   Sommerset
9/11 Rose Garden
 
09/11/11
07:00-09:00
Shanksville
Volunteer Fire
Dept.
Fire Chief Gary Thomas
Somerset Fire Dept
Pennsylvania   Shanksville
 
09/11/11
13:00-15:00
Arlington Fire
Engine Company 5
Truck 5
First On Scene
Virginia   Arlington

The Pentagon
 
09/11/11
19:00-21:00
WORLD MEMORIAL New York City   PROPOSED
"Times Square"
Duffy Square
226 West 47th Street, Manhattan
 
09/12/11 Proposed New York City   Washington D.C.  
09/13/11 Virginia   Arlington Cemetary  
09/13/11 Washington D.C.   Washington D.C.  
09/14/11 Proposed Maryland   Fort McHenry
National Monument &
Historical Society
ANNIVERSARY
Birth of The Star
Spangeled Banner
 
09/17/11 Gold Star Mothers Virginia   Arlington  
09/18/11 10th Annual
Jeff Coombs
Memorial Road Race
Mass   Abington  
09/21/11 DAV Chapter 26 Tennissee   Oliver Springs  
09/30/11 American Legion
Post 258
California   Miramar Air Show  
09/31/11 American Legion
J.B. Clark Post 149
California   Crusing Grand  
10/02/11 American Legion
J.B. Clark Post 149
California   Escondido
RETIREMENT
 
           
           
           

 

WHO: Grassroots effort by local citizens & public safety personnel
WHAT: The PATRIOT FLAG will tour the nation in honor of the fallen on 9/11/01
WHEN: September 11, 2010 (San Diego) to September, 2011 (NYC)
WHERE: 50 States, hosted by local Fire/Police Dept's and Veterans Groups
WHY: NEVER FORGET / “Keeping the memories alive”
HOW: Year long tour of the nation. The flag will then be flown in NYC, Washington DC and Shanksville PA on 09/11/11 for the Ten Year Anniversary

Logistics:
The shipping BOX measures 36.25 x 20.25 x 28 inches and weighs 120 pounds. The box has four handles, wheels and an extendable travel handle. The flag will generally ship on Monday morning and arrive at the next destination by Tuesday p.m. - Wed a.m. every week. All of the shipping paperwork, hardware, rigging, a log book and five smaller 3x5 Memorial Flags are included. FedEx is a sponsor of this WM project and will air-ship the flag at no cost. Project inspired by: Veteran Wayne Louth of The American Legion J.B.Clark Post 149 (Project Scheduling - Support & Planning). Contact Mitch Mendler (Project Coordinator & Logistics) to assign your city: 619-944-7011 or mitchy@publicsafety.net

More Information:
City: Resolution & Proclamations
Details: Flag Info, Flag Details & Flag Proposal
Kids Program: Pledge of Allegiance
Media: Press Release
Photographs: PHOTO GALLERY
Posters: Flag Poster
WebSite: http://www.thepatriotflag.us
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