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Flag burning ceremony held in Piqua

Published: Saturday, June 16, 2018 @ 8:40 PM

When an American flag becomes worn, faded, torn or soiled, it should be retired and replaced with a new flag. There are several ways to respectfully dispose of an American flag without showing disgrace.

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.