American Legion honors military veterans with American flags in Madison

Posted at 11:05 PM, May 28, 2023
and last updated 2023-05-29 10:28:14-04

MADISON, Fla. (WTXL) — Madison, Florida is displaying hundreds of flags honoring military veterans surrounding the courthouse and city park.

American Legion Post 224 puts on the display.

ABC 27 spoke with John Moleskey, the watch commander for the American Legion about why it's important to remember those who served.

"People are always excited every year when we put it up," Moleskey said about the flag display.

A total of 152 local businesses along with 153 citizens helped sponsor the flag display.

Money from the display is going towards local schools and helping veterans in need.

Editor's note: This story was updated to reflect the number of businesses and citizens that sponsored the display along with the display is to honor all military veterans.