Representatives of Carbon County area veterans organizations - the Carbon County Navy Club, American Legion, and VFW - were present for a flag blessing ceremony conducted by Fr. Joseph Muller at the Churchof the Immaculate Conceptionon West Broadway in Jim Thorpe. Among the participants are, frontl-r, Anna Marie Christman, Ted Koller, Stephen Koller, Fr. Joseph Muller, Robert (Ski) Siesputowski, Ship 260, VFW Post 8008 Nesquehoning; back l-r, Scott Reinhart, Commanderof the Carbon County Navy Club; Henry Desrosier, American Legion Post 304, Jim Thorpe; Eugene Hayes, United States Navy Reserve; and Keith McQuait, CommanderDolon-Jones-Martino American Legion Post 304 Jim Thorpe.