Thursday, 13 July 2017 23:28

Raising the Stars and Stripes

[In photo (left to right): Ralph Grasso, Roger Calkins, Mert Eggleston and Paul Nolan. Photo provided.] 

SARATOGA SPRINGS — A new flagpole and American flag were dedicated at Water’s Edge/Woodlands on July 3.

Roger Calkins (U.S. Navy), Commander of Adirondack Chapter 60 of the Korean War Veterans, and resident of Water’s Edge, led the dedication ceremony. He was joined by three other Korean War veterans, Mert Eggleston (U.S. Army), Paul Nolan (U.S. Army), and Ralph Grasso (U.S. Air Force), who presented the colors.

The plaque reads, “Dedicated to all veterans who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States.” 

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