The Charlotte Base Maintenance Hangar officially dedicated their new Military/Veterans Memorial with a Flag Raising Ceremony at 12:00pm on Wednesday, April 12th, 2007. The American Flag was raised anew along with the North Carolina State Flag and flags representing all the major branches of the US Military: Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force, Coast Guard and Merchant Marines along with the official POW/MIA flag.
Uniformed service members assisted in the flag raising along with American Airlines Maintenance employees who were veterans of each service branch. Representatives from the IAM were in attendance along with many members of American Airlines upper and local management and local and state dignitaries.
Here are a few pictures from this event. Please stay tuned as we will be adding a bigger and better photo gallery soon!