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Flag Day celebration this morning

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The Nevada National Guard is set to host its 19th annual Flag Day and U.S. Army’s 242nd birthday celebration 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Veterans Memorial on Capitol grounds, 101 N. Carson St.

This year’s ceremony will feature keynote speaker Carson City Mayor Robert Crowell, a retired U.S. Navy captain and Vietnam War veteran. The event is free and open to the public and will include the Sparks Heritage Museum’s 36-star, 1860s-era American flag; a historical flag presentation from the Nevada Air National Guard; a bagpiper; the local chapter of the Sons of American Revolution and a cake marking the U.S. Army’s birthday.