Proper flag disposal -Reply
Jim Van Hecke (vanhecke_j_f_jr@LANL.GOV)
Mon, 8 Apr 1996 08:19:39 -0700
See http://www.icss.com/usflag/flag.etiquette.html, a wonderful Web site dedicat
The Federal Flag code states, "The flag, when it is in such condition that it is
no longer a
fitting emblem, should be destroyed in a dignified way preferably by burning".
I have seen a flag, unfolded, then held at each corner by a scout, stretched out
burning fire, and gently laid upon the burning wood. I have heard that the blue
stars should be separated from the rest of the flag just before laying it on the
As long as it is dignified and respectful, there does not seem to be a standard
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