Presentation of Army flag – June 13, 1956

1956-Army flag

On June 13, 1956, the 1st U.S. Army flag was presented to Secretary of the Army Wilber M. Brucker by Vice President Richard M. Nixon in a ceremony at the U.S. Capitol. Secretary Brucker then presented the flag to the US Army Chief of Staff, General Maxwell Taylor.

Members of the 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) Color Guard were (unreadable) Robert C. Spott, Sergeant First Class Eugene Mills, Specialist 3rd Class William B. Kennedy and Private William P. Madden.

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