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Scouts, VFW will properly dispose of flags during ceremony

Boy Scout Troop 422 and Cub Scout Pack 500, in conjunction with Enumclaw Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1949, will host a flag retirement ceremony.

The event is planned for 10 a.m. March 10 behind the VFW post home at 44426 244th Ave. S.E. in Enumclaw.

The public is invited to attend and bring American flags for proper disposal.

The United States Flag Code prescribes only one method of properly retiring worn flags and that is to burn them with a prescribed ceremony. The VFW and Scouts will provide that ceremony and a safe burning process.

This will be the second year this ceremony has been conducted. Since last year the VFW has received a large number of flags for proper retirement.

 

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