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Ceremony for the Disposal of Unserviceable American Flags


Date: June 14, 2015

Time: 11:00 a.m.

Place: 1300 W. Exchange.


11th Ward, along with former Alderman James A. Balcer, will be hosting a ceremony, in honor of Flag Day June 14th, for the disposal of unserviceable American flags on Sunday beginning at 11:00.m. Joining the Alderman that morning will be wounded service men and woman and their families along with representatives from Local 2, Chicago Fire Department, and the Chicago Police Department. All are encouraged to attend.


This ceremony is the largest flag ceremony in this country. This ceremony will properly dispose tattered and worn American, City of Chicago, P.O.W. and M.I.A. flags.


Thousands of unserviceable flags that once flew proudly over city owned facilities would be included in the ceremony.


Should you have a flag in need of disposal, please bring your flag with you to the ceremony on Sunday, June 14, 2015 beginning at 11:00a.m. at 1300 W. Exchange.

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