Retiring U.S. flags


A large flag from Perkins Restaurant is burned by Boy Scout Troop #97 in a ceremony held on Saturday, Nov. 13 on the grounds of IUE Union Hall in Sidney.

A large flag from Perkins Restaurant is burned by Boy Scout Troop #97 in a ceremony held on Saturday, Nov. 13 on the grounds of IUE Union Hall in Sidney.


Boy Scouts from Troop 97 form a line as they wait their turn to place a worn and tattered flag on the fire behind the IUE Union Hall on Saturday, Nov. 13. Over 2,500 flags were gathered by the troop from Graceland Cemetery and various service organizations.


Steve Egbert| Sidney Daily News

Boy Scouts from Troop #97 form a line as they wait their turn to place a worn and tattered flag on the fire behind the IUE Union Hall on Saturday, Nov. 13. Over 2,500 flags were gathered by the troop from Graceland Cemetery and various service organizations.

A large flag from Perkins Restaurant is burned by Boy Scout Troop #97 in a ceremony held on Saturday, Nov. 13 on the grounds of IUE Union Hall in Sidney.
https://www.sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2021/11/web1_DSC_5473-1.jpgA large flag from Perkins Restaurant is burned by Boy Scout Troop #97 in a ceremony held on Saturday, Nov. 13 on the grounds of IUE Union Hall in Sidney.

Boy Scouts from Troop 97 form a line as they wait their turn to place a worn and tattered flag on the fire behind the IUE Union Hall on Saturday, Nov. 13. Over 2,500 flags were gathered by the troop from Graceland Cemetery and various service organizations.
https://www.sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2021/11/web1_SDN111621FlagBurning-1.jpgBoy Scouts from Troop 97 form a line as they wait their turn to place a worn and tattered flag on the fire behind the IUE Union Hall on Saturday, Nov. 13. Over 2,500 flags were gathered by the troop from Graceland Cemetery and various service organizations. Steve Egbert| Sidney Daily News