Larry “The Flagman” Honored In Kentucky

FLAGMANA Little York man in some select company. Larry “The Flagman” Eckhardt has been commissioned a Kentucky Colonel–the highest honor bestowed by the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Eckhardt was recognized for his flag displays at funerals of military personnel and also a Kentucky police officer.
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Eckhardt received the honor on June 17th. Others to receive the Kentucky Colonel designation over the years include Ronald Reagan, Pope John Paul II, Elvis Presley, Bob Hope and Muhammad Ali. The Kentucky Colonel tradition was started in 1813.