Ben Furtado/Auburn Journal 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.
Ben Furtado/Auburn Journal 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.
Ben Furtado/Auburn Journal The newly raised POW MIA flag catches a slight breeze moments after being hoisted.
Ben Furtado/Auburn Journal 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.
Ben Furtado/Auburn Journal 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.
Ben Furtado/Auburn Journal WWII vet Grady Epps welcomes Mamie Carpenter- Shelton as she shares her gratitude after the flag raising ceremony.
Ben Furtado/Auburn Journal 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.