Sergeant First Class Elliott Jerome Robbins, 31, born on August 18, 1987, in La Jolla, California, passed away on June 30, 2019 in Afghanistan after serving in the Army for 13 years. His death came as a shock and surprise to many. His untimely death happened the week before the fourth of July. Follow the Flag dedicated its efforts in the North Ogden Cherry Days Parade to the family of SFC Robbins carrying Elliott’s picture with us as we made our way down Washington Blvd.
PLEASANT GROVE, Utah – Our giant flag known as “Big Betsy” was destroyed by an unexpected micro-burst on the night of July 4, 2019. A healing mission was quickly assembled and “the Major” from the North Ogden chapter was deployed in Betsy’s place. The Major finished out the week in Pleasant Grove.