Retiring Old Glory

–Daily Freeman-Journal photo by Adri Sietstra

Members of the Webster City American Legion Post 191 pay tribute Wednesday night while ceremoniously burning retired flags in the North Alley. The legion collects retired and used flags throughout the year to be properly disposed of each year on Flag Day. Along with burning of the flags, members of the legion recited a series of speeches and bowed their heads in prayer to honor all that the American flag stands for and those who have sacrificed for it.


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