Cedar Rapids Vets Show How to Dispose of Flags Correctly

Cedar Rapids Vets Show How to Dispose of Flags Correctly

Clutched to their chests, they carried them to a fire pit and carefully lowered them into the flames and saluted.

A solemn crowd watched that process nearly 70 times last(Wednesday) night, as veterans properly disposed of worn and tattered American Flags near New Covenant Bible Church in Cedar Rapids.

Representing their country, their veterans and freedom for months or even years of service, the stars and stripes were ready for retirement.