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Flags retired

June 25, 2013
The Daily Freeman Journal
American Legion Post 191 Commander Ron Keigan said a record number of American flags were retired Friday during a ceremony held in the Second Street north alley. Keigan said he believed more than 200 worn flags of all sizes were withdrawn from service. Following a brief ceremony, Sergeant-At-Arms Mike Whipple ignited the diesel-fuel soaked flags which burned for about 15 minutes. The service was rescheduled from the previous Friday due to weather conditions.


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