Austin Dilts ’22 (Culver) celebrated July 4 by formally completing their Eagle Scout task: the construction of a permanent website to retire worn united states of america flags. The task coincided aided by the rededication associated with the Veteran’s Memorial Park within the Culver Masonic Cemetery.
Dilts is just a full life scout with Troop 730 of Winamac, Indiana, and element of Culver Academies’ Troop 261. He chose to build the flag that is permanent web web site as “a individual tribute to my grandfather, J.B. Montgomery, whom served within the Korean War.” Montgomery died in December, 2017. He stated the project can also be a tribute to any or all veterans.
He explained that the flag was built by him your retirement site “to be an expression of everlasting strength.” Stamped into each part associated with concrete is a graphic for the US banner. The task coincided aided by the remodeling associated with the Veteran’s Memorial Park, that has been originally committed on 4, 1976 july.