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Ceremony Held for Disposal of American Flags

Posted By Janna On September 14, 2013 @ 8:30 am In Regional News | No Comments

ROCK PORT, MO — On September 9, the Rock Port Ralph Greer American Legion Post #49 held a ceremony for the purpose of disposing of flags which were faded, torn, or just plain worn out. As dictated by the United States Code of Federal Regulations (Title 4 Chapter 1), known as Flag Etiquette, once a flag has been deemed unserviceable, “it should be destroyed, preferably by burning.”┬áBefore each such

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