Flag burning ceremony held in Piqua

Flag burning ceremony held in Piqua

The VFW Post 5434 in Union held an American flag burning ceremony earlier today at Piqua Harley-Davidson.

This ceremony was an extension of National Flag Day on June 14th.

When an American flag becomes worn, faded, torn or soiled, it should be retired and replaced with a new flag.

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There are several ways to respectfully dispose of an American flag without showing disgrace.

The most common method is burning the torn or tattered flag in a special ceremony.