On May 27th, 2021, Rolling Thunder, Ohio Chapter 8 will be escorting The Ohio Flags of Honor into Middleburg Heights for the final time.
The Ohio Flags of Honor Traveling Memorial honors the men and women of Ohio who have given their lives in service to their country. It recognizes those heroes who have fallen in the wars in Afghanistan, Iraq, and the War on Terrorism that began September 11, 2001. The final escort with take place on Thursday, May 27th, starting at the Northbound rest area on I-71 (mile marker 225) and will begin at 6:30 PM. Residents are encouraged to line the route and wave Old Glory out of respect for the fallen and our Nation.
Middleburg Heights City Hall will be honoring the fallen Ohio soldiers from May 28th-31st with dedicated flag displays, fireworks, concerts, food trucks, and more.
May 27th / 7:00 p.m : Flag Escort led by Rolling Thunder, Ohio Chapter 8
May 28th / 5:40 p.m : Opening Ceremony, Rockie Lynne Concert & Food Trucks
May 29th / 6:00 p.m : Flags on Display, Food Trucks, Shadow of Doubt (Tom Petty Tribute) Concert & Fireworks
May 30th / 11:00 a.m : Flags On Display
May 31st / 2:00 p.m : Closing Ceremony
Join us in bidding farewell to The Ohio Flags of Honor Traveling Memorial. All COVID-19 protocols will be followed during this special weekend.