MADISON, AL – American Legion Post 229, Madison County, the Madison City School Board, and SIGMATECH, INC., have partnered to erect a new flagpole and American flag at the Madison City Stadium.
It is time to replace the current, well-worn pole and flag. The new 60-foot flagpole will proudly fly a 15’X25’ large American flag. The joint project was announced on Friday, November 27, 2020 at 11:00 a.m., by Colonel (Retired) Larry Vannoy, Commander, Madison American Legion Post 229. The announcement was made on-site at the Madison City Stadium, 211 Celtic Drive.
COL (R) Vannoy stated:
This patriotic project has been made possible by a very generous donation from our corporate partner, SIGMATECH, INC. The large display of “Old Glory” during events will reflect the Madison Schools students’, parents’, and administration’s love of our Country and its Veterans. Madison American Legion Post 229 is proud to be part of this extraordinary project.
The project is sponsored by SIGMATECH, INC, headquartered in Research Park, Huntsville, AL. SIGMATECH, INC., has over 34 years of experience supporting aerospace, defense, and federal customers. Founded in 1986 by Gurmej S. Sandhu, Ph.D, SIGMATECH is focused on providing systems engineering, programmatic, and technical support. With over 300 employees, SIGMATECH supports its customers in over 20 locations around the globe.
Gathering for the official announcement (shown L-R in photo) are: SIGMATECH Inc. Chief Operations Officer John Jones, American Legion Post 229 Commander Larry Vannoy, MCS Community Development Coordinator Lee Shaw, and Commissioner Steve Haraway.