The 2022 Missouri State Fair will be celebrating the men and women who have served, or are currently serving our country at the daily Military Flag Retreat Ceremony, sponsored by Capital Materials, Retrieving Freedom, Inc., and Starline Brass.

A total of 11 veterans or active duty service members from Missouri were selected from nominations received across the state to be honored in a Military Flag Retreat ceremony.

The event will take place daily in front of the Missouri State Fair Historic Administration Building.

The following individuals will be honored at the Fair this year:

5:15 p.m., August 11 – Alicia Barlor; Richland (Army)
5:30 p.m., August 12 – Robert P. Westfall, Jr.; Maryville (Army)
5:30 p.m., August 13 – Roy Sims; Marshall (Marine Corps)
5:30 p.m., August 14 – John D. Hopson; Columbia (Army)
5:30 p.m., August 15 – Robert Norton; Lincoln (Navy)
5:30 p.m., August 16 – Ross Chambers; Warrensburg (Army)
5:30 p.m., August 17 – Jim Heitmeyer; Carrollton (Air Force)
5:30 p.m., August 18 – Randy Smith; Smithton (Air Force)
5:30 p.m., August 19 – Charles “Dean” Rhine; Rocheport (Army)
5:30 p.m., August 20 – Glen M. Brock; Norborne (Army)
5:30 p.m., August 21 – Justin Moreland; Rich Hill (Marine Corps)

Let's help honor these amazing veterans and active military members during the 2022 Missouri State Fair, Aug 11-21.

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