Flag Retirement

AMVETS To Retire More Than 1200 American Flags

In order to properly retire a flag, it must be cut into specific pieces and burned piece by piece, with the blue and stars last.

FARGO, N.D.–┬áThe Fargo AMVETS are retiring American flags that people from the community have brought in. In order to properly retire a flag, it must be cut into specific pieces and burned piece by piece, with the blue and stars last. A statement about the significance of a piece is mentioned at the ceremony. Anyone is welcome to observe the…