The Little Known Way Disney World Honors The Military That You May Not Know Exists

If you’re a service member or military spouse and a Disney Fanatic then you are most likely aware of their awesome Armed Forces Salute promo. If not click here to learn about this amazing promotion which provides discounted deals on Disney Resorts and park tickets.

But there is another cool gesture of appreciation Disney World does daily for military personnel. And it’s not really a secret because it is in fact a very public salute. However, in the fun of all there is Disney it may be something you may have overlooked.

Disney Flag Retreat

The next time you are at Disney World be sure to make your way down to Main Street USA along with any other Vets to enjoy the retiring of the flag for the night.

In this special gesture of appreciation, you can expect the below via the Disney World website.

The pledge is said and trumpet fanfare sounds Retreat. The American flag lowers while the philharmonic plays the “Star Spangled Banner.” Members of the Color Guard remove the flag from the staff and fold it while Guests are lead in a chorus of “God Bless America.”

Then, as a Guest veteran is handed the flag, feel your heart swell with pride. A short procession down Main Street, U.S.A. follows while musicians play a medley of U.S. military songs to conclude the night.

So the next time you’re at Disney set a reminder to join in this coming together of Vets from all over.

 

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