scouts-l Mail Archive for June of 2000: Re: Flag Day
Ron E Goble (goblere@JUNO.COM
Fri Jun 16 2000 - 18:10:13 CDT
The first flag retirement ceremony I performed was a complete flop. The
first flag I
pulled out had been fireproofed. The CO was video taping the whole thing.
would not burn. The lady playing taps was supposed to stop playing as
soon as the
flag caught. She kept playing while I pulled out a second one and tried
The fire proof flag smoldered for almost an hour before it finally
burned. I have learned to check for tags that say FIREPROOF!
Col. Ron Goble
Cub Scout Pack 65 and Troop 65