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VFW and Boy Scouts to Conduct Flag Retirement at Memorial Park

The Auxiliary of the D. Merl Tipton VFW Post 43 and Boy Scout Troop 358 will again conduct a Flag Retirement Ceremony on Monday, Oct. 2, 2023, at 5:45 p.m., at Morrisons Cove Memorial Park in the area directly behind the cattle barns. The ceremony should last approximately 30 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, attendees m...


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