An American Flag was presented to the American Legion Memorial Post #557, Polo, Missouri by Legion member SSG Tracy Allen. She is with the 527th Military Police Co. They are the Warriors of the 709th Military Police Battalion. With the Flag came a Certificate of Authenticity to verify that it was hoisted on 19 October 2003 while supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom in Baghdad, Iraq. The dedication and hard work of all soldiers in Iraq will be appreciated for many years after their departure by all citizens that lived in fear of Saddam Hussein.s regime.
Pictured are Past Commander John Allen (father of Tracy), Commander Loren VanDuyn, Chaplin Jerry Sprouse and Adjutant Bill Kelley.