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A dignified disposal of Old Glory on Flag Day

United States flags are honored and disposed of in a flag burning ceremony at the Alexandria VFW

Flag burning ceremony
Aaron Bjerkaas of Boy Scout Troop 496 of Carlos and Miltona placed a United States flag into a burn barrel to be disposed of during a flag burning ceremony at the Alexandria VFW for Flag Day on Tuesday, June 14. The U.S. Flag Code states that United States flags that are no longer in good condition should be destroyed in a dignified way, preferably by burning.
Lowell Anderson / Alexandria Echo Press
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Fire truck with flag
The Alexandria Fire Department's new ladder truck with a large flag hanging from its ladder was parked next to the Alexandria VFW along 3rd Avenue East for Flag Day on Tuesday, June 14.
Lowell Anderson / Alexandria Echo Press

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Lowell Anderson has been a photographer and writer at the Echo Press since 1998.
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