World War II Veteran John K. Bob honored Flag retired at memorial service


December 13, 2017

Over 200 people, including Veterans from all over, came together to participate in a special flag ceremony being hosted by the Swinomish Tribe Dec. 7. Family members of John K. Bob were the honored guesst. They wanted to return the 48 starred American flag that once had draped John’s casket. Along with the flag, they wanted to give his Purple Heart and Silver Star medals, back to the Swinomish Veterans. The Veterans accepted the flag and also took this opportunity to also honor his memory, his relatives and his friends. They felt it was important to give these historically significant ite...

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