Re: film cannisters, campfires and flag ceremonies
Jim Peterson (jpeterson@TZNET.COM)
Tue, 13 Aug 1996 17:27:14 -0600
At 11:41 AM 8/13/96 -0500, you wrote:
>one of the things i am planning to do with a film cannister is place the
>ashed from the flag that i have been entrusted to retire for our school.
>this way i can mount it on some sort of plaque with a little bit of history
>and present it back to the school.
Kim, This sounds great, but I think I would hesitate at using a film can. I
would probably try to find a clear container that was more difficult to
open, to prevent accidental spilling of the contents. Sorry, no specific
recommendations come to mind at the moment
>one thing i have hit a brick wall on, so i'm appealing to the experts,
>how do i retire a STATE flag? they have also given me two Texas flags to
Not an *expert* but I would guess you would want to retire the State flag
with the same respect and following the same guidelines as you would use for
The Stars and Stripes.
Just my opinion.
Jim Peterson /\
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