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Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Mercer County to hold American flag decommissioning ceremony in Hamilton

HAMILTON — American flags that are no longer fit for display will be decommissioned on June 6.
Mercer County Executive Brian Hughes and the Mercer County Office of Veteran Services are inviting citizens, civic groups and local scout organizations to participate in an official flag decommissioning ceremony on June 6 at 6 p.m. at Veterans Park at the Klockner Road entrance in Hamilton.
Each year the Office of Veteran Services partners with local veterans from the American Legion Post 31 and the Hamilton Township Patriotic Committee to hold the decommissioning event also referred to as “flag retirement.”
For the past several months Veterans Services has collected thousands of flags eligible retirement from American Legion Post 31, private homes, the veterans section of Greenwood Cemetery in Hamilton and government offices including the Mercer County Clerk’s Office and Sheriff’s Office.
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