Bill Haag remembers being about 4 years old and seeing his father and others with the Brookhaven Exchange Club place flags around the city.
Now part of the Exchange Club himself, Haag and other club members place about 125 flags around town leading up to President’s Day, Veterans Day, Memorial Day, Flag Day and Independence Day.
The flags are meant to honor members of the armed forces, the nation’s leaders and the country.
Motorists driving down Brookway Boulevard from the interstate all the way to the UA Westbrook 4 movie theater can see American and Mississippi flags posted along the roadway, along with flags remembering P.O.W.s — prisoners of war. Read more.