Laughlin Honor Guard helps Elks honor flag

Staff Sgt. Richard Bates, 47th Flying Training Wing NCO in charge of the Laughlin Honor Guard, passes a folded flag to Shane Quinn, Benevolent and Protective Order of the Elks exalted ruler, as retired Chief Master Sgt. Nel Voss, BPOE chaplain, salutes at a Flag Day ceremony at the BPOE lodge in Del Rio, Texas, June 14, 2014. The BPOE began the tradition of honoring the U.S. flag in a ceremony on June 14, 1907 and later convinced President Woodrow Wilson to issue a proclamation in 1916 officially naming June 14 as Flag Day. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Senior Airman Nathan Maysonet, 47th Flying Training Wing.) (Released)

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