Flag Retirement Ceremony

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Date(s) - 06/14/2018
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

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Ely American Legion

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Ely American Legion Flag Retirement Ceremony

 

 

The U.S. Flag code states that, “the flag, when it is in such condition that it is no longer a fitting emblem for display, should be destroyed in a dignified way, preferably by burning.” Thus, when a flag is torn and tattered beyond repair, it’s time for it to be retired.

On Flag Day, Thursday Jun 14, the Ely American Legion will conduct a flag retirement ceremony and honorably retire unserviceable flags. The ceremony will begin at 6:00 p.m. Community members are asked to bring flags in need of retirement to the Legion Hall on Flag Day and are invited to stay and observe the solemn ceremony.

 

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