Old Glory lowered, properly retired at American Legion

The American flag is respectfully retired on the pyre.

HALEYVILLE - Orange flames fanned the air against a blue-sky Sunday afternoon and consumed the red, white and blue recently. The small gathering was silent as the flag was reduced to ashes.

An elaborate retirement ceremony was held at American Legion Whitehead Post No. 33 in Haleyville on April 29, 2018. This was a dignified disposal of unserviceable American flags.


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