It's a grand old flag

By Air Force Master Sgt. Patrick J. CashinDecember 7, 2006

Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 69th Infantry Regiment, New York Army National Guard and employees from the Metropolitan Transportation Authority fold a 20-by-30-foot flag in New York's Grand Central Terminal Nov. 29, 2006. The flag, which has been hanging in the terminal since shortly after 9/11, will be presented to the Soldiers from the 69th in tribute to their sacrifice and service during the war on terror.
1 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 69th Infantry Regiment, New York Army National Guard and employees from the Metropolitan Transportation Authority fold a 20-by-30-foot flag in New York's Grand Central Terminal Nov. 29, 2006. The flag, which has been hanging in the terminal since shortly after 9/11, will be presented to the Soldiers from the 69th in tribute to their sacrifice and service during the war on terror. (Photo Credit: Air Force Master Sgt. Patrick J. Cashin) VIEW ORIGINAL
Soldiers from the 69th Infantry Regiment, fold the flag at Grand Central. Since World War I, Soldiers have passed through Grand Central Terminal on the way to the battlefields of Europe, the Pacific and elsewhere, thus adding special significance to the location of the flag folding event.
2 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Soldiers from the 69th Infantry Regiment, fold the flag at Grand Central. Since World War I, Soldiers have passed through Grand Central Terminal on the way to the battlefields of Europe, the Pacific and elsewhere, thus adding special significance to the location of the flag folding event. (Photo Credit: Air Force Master Sgt. Patrick J. Cashin) VIEW ORIGINAL
(From left) Sgt. Fabian Maldonado, Sgt. Casey Reefer, Sgt. 1st Class Norberto Carrasquillo and Pfc. Robert Tolas, from the 69th Infantry Regiment, fold the flag at Grand Central.
3 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption – (From left) Sgt. Fabian Maldonado, Sgt. Casey Reefer, Sgt. 1st Class Norberto Carrasquillo and Pfc. Robert Tolas, from the 69th Infantry Regiment, fold the flag at Grand Central. (Photo Credit: Air Force Master Sgt. Patrick J. Cashin) VIEW ORIGINAL
(From left) Sgt. 1st Class Raul Colon, Sgt. 1st Class Orell Golding, Sgt. Casey Reefer and Sgt. 1st Class Norberto Carrasquillo, all with the 69th Infantry, fold the flag at Grand Central.
4 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption – (From left) Sgt. 1st Class Raul Colon, Sgt. 1st Class Orell Golding, Sgt. Casey Reefer and Sgt. 1st Class Norberto Carrasquillo, all with the 69th Infantry, fold the flag at Grand Central. (Photo Credit: Air Force Master Sgt. Patrick J. Cashin) VIEW ORIGINAL