Friday, October 22, 2010

Proper U.S. Flag Disposal

We all enjoy the sight of Old Glory flying high, but what are we supposed to do with her when Mother Nature has worn her out? There are a couple acceptable options for disposal of a U.S. Flag. Many Boy Scout groups will take your flag for disposal, as well as most American Legion’s, and VFW posts. However, U.S. Flag code TITLE 4 > CHAPTER 1 > Sec. 8(k): "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"

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