Friday Sep 18 2009 comments POW MIA flag raise By: Auburn Journal photography by Ben Furtado -A +A RJ Gamble, left and RC Bynog, right, raise the POW MIA flag at the Veterans Memorial Hall Friday morning making it the first time such a flag has been on display at the hall in Auburn. Both RJ Gamble, left and RC Bynog are part of the Vietnam Veteran Legacy Motorcycle Club who are behind getting the POW MIA flag flown at the Veterans Memorial Hall in Auburn. The newly raised POW MIA flag catches a slight breeze moments after being hoisted. Mark Walls of the National Guard respectfully salutes the American, POW MIA flag and state flag during the flag raising ceremony at the Veterans Memorial Hall in Auburn Friday morning. Mamie Carpenter-Shelton shares her gratitude with WWII veteran Grady Epps, of Applegate, who served from 1942-1946. Shelton's grandfather and uncle both served in WWI and is always thankful for those who serve. WWII vet Grady Epps welcomes Mamie Carpenter- Shelton as she shares her gratitude after the flag raising ceremony. Mike Muetz, president of the American Legion Riders Post 119 of Placerville solutes during the flag raising ceremony Friday morning at the Veterans Memorial Hall in Auburn.