Retirement Archives




WHEREAS, Our Flag which we love and cherish
WHEREAS, In a proper service of tribute and memory and love, our Flag becomes faded and worn and must be honorably retired from life; and
WHEREAS, Such retirement of Flags that have become unserviceable may be done in public with respectful and honorable rites…
From Resolution No. 373,
approved by the National Convention of

The American Legion
Chicago, Illinois, September 18-20, 1944