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VFW Post 43, Boy Scouts to Conduct Flag Retirement Ceremony


Jane Fagans

Those interested can deposit flags in boxes like this located at VFW Post 43 in Martinsburg, entrance at the Nicodemus Street parking lot; Murry-Appleman Post 147 American Legion, Roaring Spring; or Ray Camp VFW Post 7689, Roaring Spring by May 26.

The Auxiliary of the D. Merl Tipton VFW Post 43 and area Boy Scout Troops will again conduct a Flag Retirement Ceremony on Thursday, May 27, at 7 p.m., at the Morrisons Cove Memorial Park in the area directly behind the cattle barns. The ceremony should last no longer than 45 minutes.

The Flag Code states that a national flag that is worn beyond repair is to be burned in a fire. The ceremony should be conducted with dignity and respect and the flag burned completely to ashes.

The ceremony is open to the public and everyone is invited to attend. Since there is no seating available, atten...

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