Photo: Ben Hellekson

Brothers Donald Penley, center, and Joshua Penley recently returned from a tour of duty in Afghanistan and were honored Monday afternoon by a surprise flag dedication. Conyers American Legion Post 77 Commander Jack Murphy, at left, presented the flag to the U.S. Army E4 Specialists at a ceremony in their father's front yard in Social Circle. Family and friends gathered for the event that honored the brothers for their patriotism and bravery.