Cloverdale, Ind., Boy Scouts perform flag retirement ceremony
On Saturday, June 6, 2015, the 71st anniversary of D-Day, Cloverdale Boy Scout Troop 93 and Venture Crew 93 performed a flag retirement ceremony. The ceremony was hosted by Cloverdale American Legion Post 281. Over 100 flags were retired. The U.S. Flag Code states: “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."
Raymond Baker, Assistant Scoutmaster, Troop 93