Scouters, Youth Groups, and Parents!
Loudoun County VFW Post 1177 would
like to invite you to bring your young Americans (8-12) out to participate
in our annual American Flag Retirement Ceremony at the Post home located
at 401 Old Waterford Road in Leesburg VA. Date of the next ceremony to be announced soon.
Participants will learn to properly
fold the American Flag and how to properly retire the flag by burning. If
you have old American Flags, please bring them out and we will retire them with
Each participant will be awarded with a special remembrance of their participation in the ceremony.
The American flag has a long
history, and the members of our organization have spent nearly as long
defending and honoring our nation's most iconic symbol of freedom. Whether
you're looking for the historic details of how the U.S. flag came to be, or the
rules and regulations that encompass her daily flight, we're here to ensure you
can find the information you need.
Interested in retiring a flag? Post 1177 maintains a drop box for flags, accessible 24 hours a day, just outside the side entrance.