Boy Scouts retire flags


Retired U.S. Navy Captain William Fuller, speaks during the start of the flag retirement ceremony.


Some of the old flags waiting to be retired.


Vietnam veteran Chuck Craynon, left, and retired U.S. Navy Captain William Fuller, both of Sidney, retire a POW MIA flag during the ceremony.


Boy Scout Troop 97 member Logan Rose, 14, of Sidney, son of Jeff and Kimberly Rose, throws a damaged U.S. flag into a fire during a flag retirement ceremony held behind the Union Hall on Saturday, Nov. 14. Boy Scouts retired a pickup full of used and damaged flags. The Boy Scouts also burned flags that had been put on the graves of U.S. veterans in Graceland Cemetery. The Boy Scouts remained silent until the last flag was burned. Overseeing the ceremony was retired U.S. Navy Captain William Fuller, not pictured, of Sidney. After the ceremony Fuller talked to the Boy Scouts about the importance of the U.S. flag and how it represents freedom.


Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Boy Scout Troop 97 member Logan Rose, 14, of Sidney, son of Jeff and Kimberly Rose, throws a damaged U.S. flag into a fire during a flag retirement ceremony held behind the Union Hall on Saturday, Nov. 14. Boy Scouts retired a pickup full of used and damaged flags. The Boy Scouts also burned flags that had been put on the graves of U.S. veterans in Graceland Cemetery. The Boy Scouts remained silent until the last flag was burned. Overseeing the ceremony was retired U.S. Navy Captain William Fuller, not pictured, of Sidney. After the ceremony Fuller talked to the Boy Scouts about the importance of the U.S. flag and how it represents freedom.

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Retired U.S. Navy Captain William Fuller, speaks during the start of the flag retirement ceremony.
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Some of the old flags waiting to be retired.
https://www.sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2020/11/web1_DSC_1647.jpgSome of the old flags waiting to be retired.

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Vietnam veteran Chuck Craynon, left, and retired U.S. Navy Captain William Fuller, both of Sidney, retire a POW MIA flag during the ceremony.
https://www.sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2020/11/web1_DSC_1973.jpgVietnam veteran Chuck Craynon, left, and retired U.S. Navy Captain William Fuller, both of Sidney, retire a POW MIA flag during the ceremony.

Boy Scout Troop 97 member Logan Rose, 14, of Sidney, son of Jeff and Kimberly Rose, throws a damaged U.S. flag into a fire during a flag retirement ceremony held behind the Union Hall on Saturday, Nov. 14. Boy Scouts retired a pickup full of used and damaged flags. The Boy Scouts also burned flags that had been put on the graves of U.S. veterans in Graceland Cemetery. The Boy Scouts remained silent until the last flag was burned. Overseeing the ceremony was retired U.S. Navy Captain William Fuller, not pictured, of Sidney. After the ceremony Fuller talked to the Boy Scouts about the importance of the U.S. flag and how it represents freedom.
https://www.sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2020/11/web1_SDN111720FlagBurn.jpgBoy Scout Troop 97 member Logan Rose, 14, of Sidney, son of Jeff and Kimberly Rose, throws a damaged U.S. flag into a fire during a flag retirement ceremony held behind the Union Hall on Saturday, Nov. 14. Boy Scouts retired a pickup full of used and damaged flags. The Boy Scouts also burned flags that had been put on the graves of U.S. veterans in Graceland Cemetery. The Boy Scouts remained silent until the last flag was burned. Overseeing the ceremony was retired U.S. Navy Captain William Fuller, not pictured, of Sidney. After the ceremony Fuller talked to the Boy Scouts about the importance of the U.S. flag and how it represents freedom. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News